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May 24, 2018
Heartiest congratulations to the English Prize winners for 2017-2018! Poetry Academy of American Poets: Israel Kassim Albert Stanborough Cook Prize: Israel Kassim Gordon...
May 14, 2018
“Generous,” “innovative,” “engaging,” “refreshing,” “dedicated”: These are just some of the words students used to describe this year’s winners of Yale College teaching...
Rita Dove
April 27, 2018
On April 5, the Department of English held a long-anticipated event:  the first Foundational Courses Reading connected with our new undergraduate curriculum.  Among other...
In Memoriam: J. D. McClatchy
April 27, 2018
Sandy McClatchy, a Yale PhD who began his teaching career as an assistant professor in this department, and later returned to lead Yale’s creative writing program for...
In Memoriam: Alexander Welsh
April 27, 2018
Sandy Welsh, who began his teaching career as an assistant professor in this department, and later returned to the faculty as a distinguished professor, died on April 11 at...
A depiction of William Shakespeare in a firework display in April 2014 marking the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare’s birth. (REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett)
December 15, 2017
Below, read an op-ed from Niel Gray Jr. Professor and English Department Chair Langdon Hammer, published 12/15/17 in the Washington Post. For the original article, click here...
November 20, 2017
Excerpt from “A surprising number of doctors were undergrad English majors- and it’s not just about GPA,” by Mark Abadi. Originally published on BusinessInsider.com on...

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