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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...
November 14, 2017
Dr. Marta Figlerowicz, jointly appointed in the departments of English and Comparative Literature, has been named a recipient of the 2017 Poorvu Family Award for...
November 6, 2017
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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October 20, 2017
The Yale Review is one of America’s oldest and most distinguished magazines of writing, the arts, and ideas.  Yale University now seeks to appoint an editor for The...
Senegalese master-musician Papa Susso plays the kora and Balla Kouyaté the balafon
September 7, 2017
This year’s African Literature Association conference, which took place June 14-17, 2017, was the biggest Africa-focused conference ever to take place at Yale, and we...
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June 5, 2017
Heartiest congratulations to the English Prize winners for 2016-2017! Poetry Academy of American Poets: Carrie Mannino ‘20 Albert Stanborough Cook Prize: Rachel Kaufman ‘19...

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