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April 20, 2017
The American Council of Learned Societies has named Karin Roffman among the 2017 ACLS Fellows. As reported by the ACLS: This competition saw the program grow to support more...
April 20, 2017
The American Council of Learned Societies has named Karin Roffman among the 2017 ACLS Fellows. As reported by the ACLS: This competition saw the program grow to support more...
April 5, 2017
After a year of broad discussions with students, faculty and the Yale College Committee on Majors, the English Department is pleased to announce a revised set of requirements...
January 25, 2017
In Spring 2016, members of the New Chaucer Society elected as their new President, long-time Trustee, Ardis Butterfield (John M. Schiff Professor of English, Professor of...
December 19, 2016
A recent review by Seamus Perry in the Times Literary Supplement of the late John Hollander’s The Substance of Shadow: A Darkening Trope in Poetic History (edited by...
December 16, 2016
Alastair Minnis, Douglas Tracy Smith Professor of English, has been elected an Honorary Member of the Royal Irish Academy. Membership of this body is the highest academic...
September 22, 2016
The 2016 MacArthur Fellows have been announced, with our very own Claudia Rankine and Sarah Stillman among this distinguished list.  Claudia and Sarah both joined our faculty...

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