The teaching and research provided through our department focus upon the critical interpretation, social and historical context, and creative expression of literature and culture. The department cultivates the understanding and skills critical to participation and success in a complex, multicultural and global world.
The academic rigor of his senior capstone helped this self-described "arts crusader" realize a long-held ambition to be a playwright, but the real magic occurred when he saw "The Gate" brought to life on stage.
For many Bryant faculty members whose expertise includes the political arena, the 2016 presidential election is a living teaching lab.
Leadership opportunities and SIE transformed a "totally lost" teen into a confident grad who will begin her career as a Cigna benefit analyst.
Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies and Hochberg Women's Center resources led her to research campus climate as it relates to homophobia, LGBTQ issues.
Studio courses and classes that explore the historical and theoretical approaches to artistic forms will prepare students for careers at design, theater, and internet companies, museums, nonprofits, and community arts organizations.
Jeff Cabusao, Ph.D., assistant professor of English and Cultural Studies, helps students develop multiple filters for reading the world around them.
In this podcast, Tom Roach, assistant professor of English and cultural studies, discusses his view that "the politics of friendship are at the heart of activist movements and socialist movements."
Tom Chandler, professor of creative writing, considers himself a "silent witness" to contemporary life. In this podcast, he reads from his new collection of poetry and discusses his approach to writing.
The Faculty Achievement Awards and the Faculty Federation Distinguished Faculty Award are Bryant’s highest faculty honors in the two colleges. The awards recognize superior accomplishments in teaching, research and publication, service, and mentoring.