Jasmin Jin

The Process and Writing of a Thesis with Jasmin Jin

Sunday, December 16, 2018

Going into school, many people have heard of a thesis and usually understand that it is a long independent project. However, because very few people really get the chance to have complete control over the subject, form, deadlines, and all the other things that come with a class, it is hard to... Read More »

Cathy Choi

A Junior's Experience in the English Department with Cathy Choi

Sunday, December 16, 2018

While most of the articles on this page are written about department events, alumni, or seniors, I wanted to take the change to highlight a current Junior’s experience in the English department as she looks into her second semester of Junior year and her final Senior year at Duke. Cathy Choi is a... Read More »

Photo of Jessica Q. Stark and Hannah VanderHart

"Excess Women" Presented by The Little Corner Reading Series

Thursday, December 13, 2018

On December 1, a chilly, rainy, Saturday night in Durham NC, several dozen poetry fans ventured out to the Duke Coffeehouse for Little Corner presents: Excess Women.  Jessica Q Stark and Hannah VanderHart both Ph.D. candidates in the Duke English Department are the organizers of Duke's Little... Read More »


English and Medicine? Paving New Paths Into Old Industries with Duke Students

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

When most people think of medicine, they usually assume that someone who is pre-med would major in Biology, Chemistry, or some other science. However, with the FlexMed Program at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS), that is not necessarily the case. This year, sophomore English... Read More »

Alex Bratton

Alum Alex Bratton's Transition to the Media World

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Having just graduated the NBC Page Program, Alex Bratton (English '17) is looking ahead to her career in the media world. The Page Program, which takes a class of twenty Pages every three months, is a rotational program that lasts a year. Bratton started last August and for the first three months... Read More »

Jackson Prince

Jackson Prince? More Like Jack(son) of All Trades!

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

From directing the 2018 Fall production of The Addams Family to being an essential member of The Chronicle, Jackson Prince does it all. I first met Jackson my second year at Duke when I took a class on The Western with Professors Moses and Ferraro. Jackson was immediately... Read More »

Me and the Duke English Department

Finding a Home in the Duke English Department

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Growing up, I was the type of student who usually did better in science classes. I was on the Earth Science Team in middle school that competed with other kids from high schools in the area. From there, my involvement in the sciences grew and I competed in the Physics Olympiad, Biology Team,... Read More »

Professor Ku Class

Duke English Department and the AAS Program

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Since 2002, students at Duke have been pushing the administration to create an Asian American Studies Program. With almost a full quarter of the student body identifying as Asian or Asian American, many students struggled finding a space on campus to learn or process explicitly Asian American... Read More »

Alumae Catherine Ward

Alumnae Academic Adventures with Catherine Ward

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Talking to Catherine Ward, a recent 2018 English major graduate, it is easy to see how her time at Duke created opportunities and influenced her life post graduation. Now, Ward is pursuing a Master of Philosophy in Education (Globalization and International Development) as a Rotary Global Grant... Read More »

Frankenreads and Duke

Frankenreads and Duke

Friday, December 7, 2018

Celebrating the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein with Duke University At 9am on October 31, 2019, almost seven hundred organizations partnered with Frankenreads to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Universities from... Read More »