English Department


In addition to the purposes noted in the College Mission Statement, the Department of English at Hillsdale College seeks to develop in its students the skills of intelligent reading and effective writing, a deepened love for literature, an appreciation for certain seminal works in the Western literary tradition, and—in its majors—a solid grounding in English and American literature.


Visiting Writer

Maurice Manning

On March 14 and 15, 2016, the Department of English will host the poet Maurice Manning. Learn more...