UDC Department of English

University of the District of Columbia - English Program. Founded 1977
Washington, D.C. A BA in E

The Bachelor of Arts in English broadens and deepens a student’s understanding of the English language; American and British literature; and develops skills in analytical thinking, creative and persuasive writing, critical reading, and research. The English major prepares students for teaching (at the secondary level) and has long been regarded as appropriate baccalaureate preparation for careers in law, medicine, business, and government.

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In memory of Paul Robeson, the man whose voice they tried to silence 01/24/2024

Jan. 23 is the anniversary of the death of Paul Robeson, one of the towering figures of Black and American history. Yet to this day, too many Americans do not know his history and his impact—not just here, but worldwide.

Robeson’s championing of civil rights, the rights of workers, and his outspoken left-wing views brought him into direct conflict with the right-wing authors of the U.S.’ Red Scare, who sought to punish him—and succeeded.


In memory of Paul Robeson, the man whose voice they tried to silence Jan. 23 is the anniversary of the death of Paul Robeson, one of the towering figures of Black and American history. Yet to this day, too many Americans do not know his history and his impact—not just here, but worldwide. Robeson’s championing of civil...

01/15/2024

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Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2024 Doodle - Google Doodles 01/15/2024

This Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. DayDoodle features peaceful protesters in the Selma to Montgomery march which King led.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2024 Doodle - Google Doodles Learn more about the creation of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2024 Doodle and discover the story behind the unique artwork.

The Co-opting of a Radical 01/15/2024

"The radical Dr. King, the man who confronted systemic racism, who challenged the economic and social structures that perpetuate inequality, is conveniently obscured behind a veil of selective memory."

The Co-opting of a Radical The Deliberate Distortion of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy

Artificial Intelligence Will Affect Almost 40% of Jobs, IMF Says 01/15/2024

AI to disrupt 40% of all jobs: IMF

The surge in artificial intelligence applications and their implications for the workforce is expected to be a hot topic of discussion at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week.

Kristalina Georgieva, the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), issued a warning that nearly 40% of jobs globally could be affected by developments in artificial intelligence, for better or for worse. A new IMF analysis shows the effects are likely to be particularly acute in advanced economies, where about 60% of positions could see an impact, compared with about a quarter in low-income countries.

Artificial Intelligence Will Affect Almost 40% of Jobs, IMF Says Artificial intelligence will affect almost 40% of global jobs, with advanced economies facing greater exposure than emerging markets and low-income countries, according to an International Monetary Fund analysis.

Medical mistakes are more likely in women and minorities 01/15/2024

As a Black woman, Charity Watkins is among two of the groups most likely to experience medical misdiagnoses.

Medical mistakes are more likely in women and minorities Hundreds of thousands of U.S. patients are harmed or die each year because of diagnostic errors. Women and minorities are up to 30% more likely to be misdiagnosed than white men.

The challenges facing Black leaders 01/13/2024

The challenges facing Black leaders:

"Terri Givens' book Radical Empathy offers next steps for Harvard and other institutions."

The challenges facing Black leaders Terri Givens' book Radical Empathy offers next steps for Harvard and other institutions in supporting inclusive leadership.

The challenges facing Black leaders 01/13/2024

The challenges facing Black leaders

Terri Givens' book Radical Empathy offers next steps for Harvard and other institutions.

The challenges facing Black leaders Terri Givens' book Radical Empathy offers next steps for Harvard and other institutions in supporting inclusive leadership.

Two months: Harnessing my anger 01/13/2024

"Two months: Harnessing my anger" by Terri E. Givens: "On the professional front, it has been a troubling and frustrating time to be a Black woman in academe."

Two months: Harnessing my anger Shifting from physical to emotional wellness

Mahershala Ali is raising money for a Palestinian poet’s family. 01/13/2024

In collaboration with the Palestinian Festival of Literature, Actor Mahershala Ali has recorded a video of himself reciting young Palestinian Mohammed al-Qudwa’s poem “Looking for Haifa,” and asking his followers to donate to al-Qudwa’s fundraiser: Mohammed al-Qudwa, a young Palestinian poet, is trying to get his family out of Gaza.

Mahershala Ali is raising money for a Palestinian poet’s family. Two-time Oscar winner Mahershala Ali is one of the few major Hollywood actors to publicly and repeatedly call for a ceasefire in Gaza. The star of Moonlight, True Detective, and Leave the World Beh…

Why We Need the Humanities in Today’s Career-Focused World 01/12/2024

Why We Need the Humanities in Today’s Career-Focused World
"The humanities’ true value lies not in practical skills but in its insights into the human situation. "

https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/higher-ed-gamma/why-we-need-humanities-today%E2%80%99s-career-focused-world?fbclid=IwAR3GW3S3fbHkvvbbULDEGKKHOdiCXhVavyloUW_132InwPGP3zrxdWo2voc

Why We Need the Humanities in Today’s Career-Focused World The humanities’ true value lies not in practical skills, but in its insights into the human situation.

SDF FILMS TO WATCH ON MLK DAY – Southern Documentary Fund 01/11/2024

SDF FILMS TO WATCH ON MLK DAY

SDF FILMS TO WATCH ON MLK DAY – Southern Documentary Fund If you’re looking to enjoy a documentary this weekend in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, you’re in for a treat. Christopher Everett, SDF Artistic Director, has curated a list of SDF documentaries that resonate with the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. These films champion the ideals of equa...

7 Inspiring Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Reads 01/11/2024

7 Inspiring Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Reads

Celebrate the day with these seven books that shed new light on the history of civil rights and make for a compelling reason to stay at home, read, think, learn, and remember.

7 Inspiring Martin Luther King, Jr., Day Reads Celebrate the day with these seven books that shed new light on the history of civil rights and make for a compelling reason to stay at home, read, think, learn, and remember.

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