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July 11, 2018
Welcome to English Preregistration! All students who wish to take an introductory level English course (ENGL 114-130) must preregister for a section during the online...
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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...
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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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