Students in the English Department Honors Program have demonstrated excellence in their coursework and an aptitude for independent research or creative writing.
Candidates for honors in English must write a two-semester senior English honors thesis. Admission to honors is by invited application to the English Honors Committee in the junior year. Students may be members of both the College Honors Program and the English Honors Program.
Submissions from 2020
Writing Revolution: Tracing the Origins of Liberty and Tyranny in English and American Literature, Seamus Brennan
User Experience as a Rhetorical Medium: User at the Intersection of Audience, Reader and Actor, Áine Doyle
The Poetry of History: Irish National Imagination Through Mythology and Materiality, Ryan Fay
“The Roommates”: Television Screenplay Writing in the Streaming Era, Maggie Flahetry
Matrons, Mothers, and Monsters: The Heroine in Beowulf, Grendel, and The Mere Wife, Grace Lucier