About the Department of English

Contact Us!

Location: Johnson Chapel, Room 001

Office Hours: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Phone: (413) 542-2231

Fax: (413) 542-2141

Campus box: #2234


Mail & Deliveries

Post Office Address:

Amherst College
Department of English
AC #2234
P.O. Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Delivery AdDress:

Amherst College
Department of English
001 Johnson Chapel
11 Quadrangle Drive
Amherst, MA 01002-5000


News & Events

Visit our Facebook page! Majors, interested students, and alumni are invited to follow us on Facebook for news of interest to literary and cultural scholars and updates on the department. 

As of Fall 2019, we are also on Instagram! You can check our Facebook and Instagram feeds for announcements throughout the semester. Majors will also get this information regularly by email—and no one needs an account to view our posts!