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sumbul3a.gif (235 bytes)  History

The Graduate Institute of English Language and Literature was established in 1975 by Fr. Pierre Demers. 【photo

  • The following directors are
  • Bro. Nicholas Koss (1982-1988)【CV
  • Dr. Steven Berkowitz (1988-1993)
  • Fr. Daniel Bauer ( 07/1993-08/1996)【CV

In 1996, the institute transformed to MA program, Department of English Language and Literature. Prof. Thomas Nash, who was the chair of the English Department, took over the program.

  • Prof. Thomas Nash (08/1996-07/ 1999)【CVphoto
  • Prof. Cecilia H.C. Liu (07/1999- 07/2002)【CVphoto
  • Dr. Raphael Schulte (08/2002-10/2003)【CVphoto
  • Acting Chair, Prof. Thomas Nash (11/2003-7/2004 )
  • Dr. Yun-pi Yuan  (08/2004-08/2010)
  • Dr. Kate Chiwen Liu. (028/2010-07/2013)
The director now is Dr. Yun-pi Yuan. (08/2013-present ) 

sumbul3a.gif (235 bytes)  Mission Statement for the MA Program

The Graduate Program of the English Department aims to prepare our students in the fields of English literary studies or multimedia English education in order to pursue further studies or to develop their careers in related fields with sufficient professional skills.

Objectives: MA program –Literature Track
To realize this vision, we set the following as the literature track’s educational objectives:

  • To train students' skills in critical thinking, literary analysis and research.
  • To offer in-depth knowledge of British and American literature as well as world literatures in English, through courses based on faculty members' specializations and students' needs. 
  • To enhance students' English abilities, understanding of cultural interactions in order to motivate students to relate their training to the local context and to prepare them for future careers related to English language and/or literature.

Objectives: MA program –Multimedia English Education Track
To realize this vision, we set the following as the multimedia English education track’s educational objectives:

  • To train students' skills in critical thinking, and in the practice and research in language teaching;
  • To offer in-depth knowledge of applied linguistics and TESOL through multimedia, based on faculty members' specializations and students' needs. 
  • To enhance students' English abilities, understanding of current trends in English language teaching in order to stimulate them to relate their training to the local context and to prepare them for future careers related to English language teaching and research.

 

 

sumbul3a.gif (235 bytes)  Special Features 

  • Small classes, all-English Instruction and excellent research environment;

  • The faculty of foreign and Chinese professors highly qualified, experienced, and dedicated to individualized instruction.

  • 1) Literature Track -- offers a variety of literature, theory and cultural analysis courses with a focus on modern and postmodern (post -1800) English literatures and cultures to develop students' research abilities as well as professional skills in analyzing English literature and culture.    

  • 2) Multimedia Track -- offers a variety of TEFL and Multimedia English Teaching courses to develop students' research abilities as well as professional skills in these fields.

  • Students can also benefit from taking language and translation courses offered by The College of Foreign Languages, which includes, besides the English Department, Departments of Japanese, Spanish, French, and German, Italian languages and literatures and Cross-Cultural Studies program (composed of M.A. programs in Linguistics and in Translation & Interpretation and a Ph.D. program in Comparative Literature). 

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