"The Global Future of English Studies"presents 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. combinedRejects prevailing narratives of contraction and decline that dominate histories of the disciplineStresses English studies' expansion within a rapidly expanding global academic apparatus, and the new challenges and opportunities such sudden and dispersive growth presentsEssential reading for anyone interested in studying or teaching English in higher education