Literature and Culture Concentration, English B.A.

Literature and Culture courses offer imaginative, interdisciplinary and theoretical engagement with Anglophone literatures in all their historical, formal, generic, and global multiplicity. They emphasize critical thinking and writing. This major fosters our students’ ability to read, appreciate, and interpret literary texts.

Check the university catalog for more information on the Concentration in Literature and Culture.

If you have additional questions about declaring an English Major or Minor and/or about registering for courses, please contact Academic Advisor Gina Karp.

If you want to speak to a faculty member who teaches in the Literature and Culture Concentration, please contact one of the following professors:

  • Dr. Kirk Melnikoff,
  • Dr. Janaka Lewis,
  • Dr. Alan Rauch,

See here to declare an English Major.

See here to declare an English Minor.

Learn how Ryan Pitkin (BA 2012) uses what he learned in his literature classes while working as Editor-in-Chief of Queen City Nerve, a Charlotte-based alternative newspaper:

Listen to Nadia Clifton (BA 2015, MA 2017) talk about how her degree in English prepared her for completing a Master’s in Library Science degree and for working as a librarian: