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Develop your skills as a reader, a writer and a critical thinker.

We foster the understanding of language and literature from rhetorical, creative, critical, historical, comparative and global perspectives. With our diverse array of tracks, coupled with our faculty's broad range of expertise, our students can learn anything from British literature, linguistics, grant writing or creative writing.

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Our graduates are expert readers, writers and critical thinkers equipped with skills which allow them to continue to contribute to society in a variety of capacities.

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In the News
Humanities and Social Sciences 05.16.22

UD Professor Susan Trollinger traveled to Kentucky with her second-year Core program class to experience the Creation Museum.

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Faculty and Staff 04.22.22

UD English professor Bryan Bardine contributes to the field of metal music studies with his latest book, Living Metal: Metal Scenes Around the World

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Campus and Community 04.18.22

Five UD students will receive scholarships for their work with nonprofit organizations through the generosity of donors to the One Day, One Dayton day of giving campaign.

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