Welcome Class of 2022!
Check out the list of Fall '18 English courses that are open to First-Year students.
Why Study English Literature at Swarthmore?
Studying English Literature at Swarthmore means exploring writing and cultural production from all over the world. Our faculty are experts in topics ranging from Shakespearean drama to African American autobiography, from Caribbean print culture to Asian American fiction. Students learn to read closely and speak confidently; they sharpen their abilities to analyze and to persuade through their writing.