Department of EnglishThree programmes
Head: Anna Kurian
Department of English
Tel: +914023133400 / 23133413
About the Department
The Department of English, one of the first departments of the University, began functioning from The Golden Threshold, the former residence of Sarojini Naidu, on Nampally Road, Hyderabad.
Since then, peopled by several distinguished faculty and creative writers, the Department has grown in terms of the student enrollment, research programs, faculty numbers. Over the years its output has included research monographs from the world’s major publishers, publications in highly rated scholarly journals, contributions to prestigious dictionaries, encyclopediae and reference volumes, among others. Its alumni have occupied highly respectable jobs in fields as diverse as academia, publishing, mass communications, and others.
Frequently ranked among the best departments of English in the country, it offers MA courses in traditional literary studies and electives that cater to a wide range of faculty and student interests. The research program, similarly, is designed to cater to multiple interests in literary studies.