Monthly Archive: May, 2017

Murder, Mystery, and English Majors: Experiencing an Evening of Sherlockian Detection


By: Tess Tyler I have always had an immense passion for literature, so when I joined Sigma Tau Delta and was promptly invited to the Dinner & Conversations event entitled “Murder at the… Continue reading

2016-2017 Awards and Announcements


Award Winning Students Each spring, the English Department awards $20,000 in scholarships and fellowships for our graduate and undergraduate students.  We are pleased to announce the following students were awarded English scholarships this… Continue reading

A Letter from the Chair – A Major that Matters


I have been thinking a lot this year about the courses our students take and what they learn when they come to Western. I have concluded, maybe not surprisingly, that the English Major… Continue reading