Literature Majors

Anna Walsh ’16

What is your favorite lit class you’ve taken and why? I loved taking Modern Fiction with Professor Howard Eiland and Reading Fiction with Dr. Julia Panko. Both focused on twentieth…

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Cathleen Nalezyty ’16

Becoming a joint major in literature was the best decision I’ve made during my time at MIT. I’ve always been a fan of literature and I knew since my first…

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Sarah Wharton ’17

What is your favorite book or film? The Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White. I have a copy that my first grade teacher gave me. It’s the best book…

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Elizabeth Berg ’16

What is your favorite Literature class that you’ve taken? Race and Identity in American Literature. It was the most thought-provoking class I’ve ever taken. What is your favorite book or…

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Ryan Robinson ’17

What do you enjoy doing outside classes? Chill, play saxophone, and write poetry Why are you a Literature major? I’m a fan of the humanism movement popularized by Petrarch and…

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