Students from Prof. Marshall's 'Literature of Disability' class visited the Lowell Association for the Blind.

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The English Department is a vibrant academic community of nearly 400 majors and 35 full-time faculty.

Native playwright Drew Hayden Taylor discusses humor in writing with students, from left, Samantha Craig and Stephanie Tgibides. Photo by Meghan Moore

There are four ways to major in English, with concentrations in Literature, Theatre Arts, Creative Writing, Journalism and Professional Writing, as well as an online degree in English Studies.

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