The Global Future of English Studies
February 2012, Wiley-Blackwell
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- The Global Future of English Studiespresents a succinct, carefully documented assessment of the current state and future trajectory of English studies around the world.
- Compiles data on student enrollments, faculty hiring, and financing in English studies around the world including China, home to more English majors than the U.S. and U.K. combined
- Rejects prevailing narratives of contraction and decline that dominate histories of the discipline
- Stresses English studies' expansion within a rapidly expanding global academic apparatus, and the new challenges and opportunities such sudden and dispersive growth presents
- Essential reading for anyone interested in studying or teaching English in higher education