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September 19, 2016
Louise Glück, acclaimed poet and the Rosencrantz Writer in Residence at Yale, is among the 12 distinguished recipients of the 2015 National Humanities Medals. President...
August 26, 2016
This year marks the intersection of two milestones — the 500th year of the formation of the Venetian Ghetto, the area of Venice where Jews were forced to live under the...
August 24, 2016
Max Ritvo, a beloved member of the class of 2013, an English Department major and a member of the Writing Concentration, died on August 23rd, of cancer.  Max was diagnosed...
June 10, 2016
Congratulations to Langdon Hammer, Niel Gray, Jr. Professor of English and Department Chair, who has won the 2016 Lambda Literary Award for Gay Memoir/Biography for his James...
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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