Faculty News

March 30, 2015
Professor R. John Williams was awarded the 2015 Harry Levin Prize for best first book by the American Comparative Literature Association on Tuesday, March 26 at the annual...
March 6, 2015
In a recent WEEKEND interview with Saatchi Kalsi of the Yale Daily News, Paul Fry talks about choosing to pursue literature, “skimming” and distant reading, reflects on his...
February 6, 2015
We proudly announce the series “No Crisis,” a Los Angeles Review of Books special series on the state of criticism now featuring Professor Caleb Smith, Yale English graduate...
January 16, 2015
excited to announce that our colleague Elizabeth Alexander has been elected a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, along with Linda Gregerson and Alicia Suskin...
January 16, 2015
Elizabeth Alexander, newly named as the inaugural Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry, is a noted poet, essayist, and scholar of African-American poetry, drama, and 20th-...
Louise Glück
November 20, 2014
A new collection of poetry written by Louise Glück, Faithful and Virtuous Night (Farrar, Straus and Giroux), has won the 2014 National Book Award. This collection from...
October 13, 2014
A symposium commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the publication of Geoffrey Hartman’s Wordsworth’s Poetry: 1787-1814. Saturday, November 8, 2014 The Whitney Humanities...

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