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The Dept. of English was a part of the Church Teachers College until the college was split in 1920. The department was placed under the direction of the School of Arts and Sciences. The department was transferred in 1921 when the School of Arts and Sciences to the renamed the College of Arts and Sciences. In 1954 the department was transferred to the newly established College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and later in 1965 to the College of Humanities. Department chairs included Alfred Osmond (1920-1923), Parley A. Christensen (1924-1928, 1933-1954)...
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The Dept. of English was a part of the Church Teachers College until the college was split in 1920. The department was placed under the direction of the School of Arts and Sciences. The department was transferred in 1921 when the School of Arts and Sciences to the renamed the College of Arts and Sciences. In 1954 the department was transferred to the newly established College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and later in 1965 to the College of Humanities. Department chairs included Alfred Osmond (1920-1923), Parley A. Christensen (1923-1954), Leonard W. Rice (1955-1958), Ralph A. Britsch (1958-1960), Bruce B. Clark (1960-1966), Dale H. West (1966-1973), Marshall R. Craig (1973-1975), Richard H. Cracroft (1975-1981), John B. Harris (1981-1986), William A. Wilson (1986-1992), Neal E. Lambert (1992-1996), C. Jay Fox (1996-1999), John S. Tanner (1999-2004), Edward A. Geary (2004-2006), Gregory D. Clark (2006-2007), Edward S. Cutler (2007-2012), Phil Snyder (2012-2017), and Lance E. Larsen (2017- ).
  
 
==Variant Names==
 
==Variant Names==
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Established: [[established in::date::1920]]
 
Established: [[established in::date::1920]]
  
Location: [[location of::Provo, Utah]] ([[date::1920]]-)
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Location: [[location of::Provo, Utah]] ([[date::1920]]- )
  
 
==Functions==
 
==Functions==
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Brigham Young University The First One Hundred Years, 1975: v. 4 p. 498 (Department Chairs were: Alfred Osmond, 1921-1923 and 1929-1932; and Parley A. Christensen, 1924-1928 and 1933-1954)
 
Brigham Young University The First One Hundred Years, 1975: v. 4 p. 498 (Department Chairs were: Alfred Osmond, 1921-1923 and 1929-1932; and Parley A. Christensen, 1924-1928 and 1933-1954)
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Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1955-1956: p. 39 (Leonard W. Rice, Chairman)
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Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1958-1959: p. 11 (Ralph A. Britsch, Chairman)
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Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1960-1961: p. 5 (Bruce B. Clark, Chairman)
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Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1966-1968: p. 465 (Dale H. West, Chairman)
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Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1973-1974: p. 534 (Marshall R. Craig, Chairman)
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Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1975-1976: p. 248 (Richard H. Cracroft, Chairman)
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Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1981-1982: p. 288 (John B. Harris, Chairman)
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Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1986-1987: p. 306 (William A. Wilson, Chairman)
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Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1992-1993: p. 299 (Neal E. Lambert, Chairman)
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Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1996-1997: p. 419 (C. Jay Fox, Chairman)
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Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1999-2000: p. 407 (John S. Tanner, Chairman)
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Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 2004-2005: p. 416 (Edward A. Geary, Chairman)
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Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 2006-2007: p. 412 (Gregory D. Clark, Chairman)
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Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 2007-2008: p. 421 (Edward S. Cutler, Chairman)
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Brigham Young University; Department of Humanities, (Lance Larsen Announced as New Chair of English Department)
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https://humanities.byu.edu/lance-larsen-announced-as-new-chair-of-english-department/
  
 
==Maintenance Information==
 
==Maintenance Information==

Latest revision as of 13:31, 26 August 2019

The Dept. of English was a part of the Church Teachers College until the college was split in 1920. The department was placed under the direction of the School of Arts and Sciences. The department was transferred in 1921 when the School of Arts and Sciences to the renamed the College of Arts and Sciences. In 1954 the department was transferred to the newly established College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and later in 1965 to the College of Humanities. Department chairs included Alfred Osmond (1920-1923), Parley A. Christensen (1923-1954), Leonard W. Rice (1955-1958), Ralph A. Britsch (1958-1960), Bruce B. Clark (1960-1966), Dale H. West (1966-1973), Marshall R. Craig (1973-1975), Richard H. Cracroft (1975-1981), John B. Harris (1981-1986), William A. Wilson (1986-1992), Neal E. Lambert (1992-1996), C. Jay Fox (1996-1999), John S. Tanner (1999-2004), Edward A. Geary (2004-2006), Gregory D. Clark (2006-2007), Edward S. Cutler (2007-2012), Phil Snyder (2012-2017), and Lance E. Larsen (2017- ).

Variant Names

Brigham Young University. School of Arts and Sciences. Dept. of English

Brigham Young University. College of Arts and Sciences. Dept. of English

Brigham Young University. College of Humanities and Social Sciences. Dept. of English

Brigham Young University. College of Humanities. Dept. of English.

Brigham Young University. Dept. of English

Description

Established: 1920

Location: Provo, Utah (1920- )

Functions

The Dept. of English includes classes of: rhetoric and composition, advanced composition, short story writing, news writing, advanced narration, teacher's course in grammar, Anglo-Saxon, philology, Chaucer, Shakespeare's tragedies, Shakespeare's comedies, Milton, love and the light, the history and development of the English novel, the Romantic poets, modern continental European drama, modern British drama, the English modern novel, the American modern novel, Tennyson's minor poems, Tennyson's major poems, and Browning.

Assets and Administrative Structure

The department was administered by a department chair, under the direction of the college dean. During its existence, the department has been under the direction of the deans of the School of Arts and Sciences, the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, and the College of Humanities.

Associated Units

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. School of Arts and Sciences (1920-1921)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Arts and Sciences (1921-1954)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Humanities and Social Sciences (1954-1965)

Superior unit: Brigham Young University. College of Humanities (1965- )

Earlier unit: Church Teachers College. Dept. of English (1909-1920)

Associated Archival Materials

Brigham Young University. English Dept. Department chair records, 1951-1972 (UA 573)

Brigham Young University. English Dept. Records, 1934-1935 (UA 20)

Sources

Brigham Young University Annual School Catalog, 1920-1921: p. 71-73 (courses offered by the department)

Brigham Young University The First One Hundred Years, 1975: v. 4 p. 498 (Alfred Osmond appears to be Department Chairman)

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1921-1922: p. 30 (part of College of Arts and Sciences) p. 81-83 (courses taught by the department).

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1953-1954: p. 190-196 (courses taught by the department)

Brigham Young University Annual Catalog, 1954-1955: p. 368 (part of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences)

Brigham Young University The First One Hundred Years, 1975: v. 4 p. 498 (Department Chairs were: Alfred Osmond, 1921-1923 and 1929-1932; and Parley A. Christensen, 1924-1928 and 1933-1954)

Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1955-1956: p. 39 (Leonard W. Rice, Chairman)

Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1958-1959: p. 11 (Ralph A. Britsch, Chairman)

Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1960-1961: p. 5 (Bruce B. Clark, Chairman)

Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1966-1968: p. 465 (Dale H. West, Chairman)

Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1973-1974: p. 534 (Marshall R. Craig, Chairman)

Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1975-1976: p. 248 (Richard H. Cracroft, Chairman)

Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1981-1982: p. 288 (John B. Harris, Chairman)

Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1986-1987: p. 306 (William A. Wilson, Chairman)

Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1992-1993: p. 299 (Neal E. Lambert, Chairman)

Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1996-1997: p. 419 (C. Jay Fox, Chairman)

Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 1999-2000: p. 407 (John S. Tanner, Chairman)

Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 2004-2005: p. 416 (Edward A. Geary, Chairman)

Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 2006-2007: p. 412 (Gregory D. Clark, Chairman)

Brigham Young University Annual Undergraduate Catalog 2007-2008: p. 421 (Edward S. Cutler, Chairman)

Brigham Young University; Department of Humanities, (Lance Larsen Announced as New Chair of English Department) https://humanities.byu.edu/lance-larsen-announced-as-new-chair-of-english-department/

Maintenance Information

Record ID: EAC-2009-00095

LCCN: nr 95014463

Creator: UPB