The Fifth Floor

Whether you were an undergraduate or graduate student in the English Department, we want to stay in touch with you. We also look forward to sharing your news with your other alumni and friends of the Department in our newsletter, The Fifth Floor. Please subscribe to The Fifth Floor and read back issues.


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Future issues of The Fifth Floor will include sections of English Department alumni news (undergraduate and graduate) as well as news of current faculty and students. Please email us your news.

We also plan to build up extensive photo archives of the department’s recent and distant past. If you have photos you’re willing to share of English Department events, public gatherings of people associated with the English Department, or faculty and alumni at special times or places, please pass them on. Email with single photos or to arrange transfers of larger groups of photos to