Welcome to the Department of English at Kean University. Through courses in literature and in writing, our majors hone their ability to read critically, reason analytically, and write clearly—crucial skills for participating in the university; local, state, and national communities; and the workplace. This website provides information on our undergraduate program, recent achievements, and upcoming events.


Independent Study in Web Publishing
The independent study in Web Publishing is an interdisciplinary course jointly conducted by the Kean University English Department and the Office of University Relations. Students must submit a completed application along with a writing sample to be considered for the program.  The application deadline for Fall 2013 is January 15, 2016.  Applicants will be informed of their acceptance by January 17, 2016. For more information and to apply, click here: http://www.kean.edu/KU/Web-Publishing

New Book: The Advocate by Mesce 
Adjunct Professor Bill Mesce (with Steven Szilagi) has had his book The Advocate published by Endeavor Press (2015). 

New Book: Inside the Rise of HBO by Mesce 
Adjunct Professor Bill Mesce has had his book Inside the Rise of HBO: A Personal History of the Company That Transformed Television published by McFarland (2015). 

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