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June 10, 2016
English 125/6, Major English Poets, has been a course taught in seminar-format in the Yale English Department in one form or another since around 1920, and for decades it has...
June 2, 2016
Langdon Hammer, newly named as the Niel Gray Jr. Professor of English, is a literary scholar, biographer, and critic who studies modern and contemporary poetry and poetics...
June 1, 2016
A recent Yale News article by Bess Connolly Martel commented that noted poet, essayist, and playwright Claudia Rankine will join the Yale faculty this fall as the Frederick...
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May 26, 2016
Heartiest congratulations to the English Prize winners for 2015-2016! Poetry Academy of American Poets: Kathryn Kaelin ‘16 Gordon Barber Memorial Prize: Kathryn Kaelin ‘...
May 6, 2016
In a May 5, 2016 email to all graduate students and faculty, Dean of the Graduate School Lynn Cooley announced that Professor Roberta Frank has been honored with the Graduate...
March 23, 2016
A memorial service was held on Wednesday, March 16 for Geoffrey Hartman, Professor Emeritus of Comparative Literature and of English, who died on March 14. Hartman and his...
January 26, 2016
In a recent YaleNews article Beth Connolly Martell writes: “The earliest-known prison memoir penned by an African American was published by Random House on Jan. 26, over 150...

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