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March 31, 2020
The English Department is pleased to announce a new combined Ph.D. program with Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. The program will be committed to feminist and...
Histories of Dirt
March 9, 2020
Yale News feature: “What’s dirty? English professor explores the question in Lagos” In Histories of Dirt Stephanie Newell traces the ways in which urban spaces and...
The Ferrante Letters
February 28, 2020
The Yale Book Store will host a book launch event for The Ferrante Letters Monday, March 23 at 6:00pm. Like few other works of contemporary literature, Elena Ferrante’s...
Promiscuous Knowledge
February 27, 2020
Sergey Brin, a cofounder of Google, once compared the perfect search engine to “the mind of God.” As the modern face of promiscuous knowledge, however, Google’s divine...
January 27, 2020
First year graduate student Colton Valentine wins Leon Edel prize for best Henry James essay. His essay is “Not Noticing, Infallibly: The Critical Liaisons of Henry James,...
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January 15, 2020
The following Introductory course information is accurate at the time of posting:  01/17/2020 8:40 am jpb During shopping period, introductory courses that may have seats or...
December 9, 2019
Heather Cass White, Yale BA English Major ‘92, wins the Biennial MLA Prize for Scholary Editions for New Collected Poems: Marianne Moore (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017)...