News

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-...
January 7, 2015
English graduate student, Anya Adair, is one of ten recipients of the K. Patricia Cross Future Leaders Award for 2015.  and has been invited to attend the Annual Meeting of...
December 19, 2014
The Department is delighted to announce that our colleague Donald Margulies has won the William Inge Award for Distinguished Achievement in the American Theater for his...
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...
November 17, 2014
The English Department is proud to announce that Erica Sayers, Registrar, was among the first-ever recipients of the President’s Award for Staff Excellence. Celebrating...

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