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July 7, 2021
Ashley James always had a tendency to question dominant historical narratives.  Last year, she earned her doctorate from Yale University in English literature and two other...
July 6, 2021
“In the metaphysical streets, the profoundest forms / Go with the walker subtly walking there.” This is Stevens in canto XI of “An Ordinary Evening in New Haven.” Walking in...
June 28, 2021
Last month, America’s oldest “little magazine” took the plunge, launching a new website that captures the literary quality of the quarterly print edition, while adding new...
May 21, 2021
Heartiest congratulations to the English Department Prize winners for 2020-2021!
April 12, 2021
John Peters was interviewed in The New Yorker on interpersonal and media communication.
Many to Remember
April 12, 2021
In her debut poetry collection, former English and History major Rachel Kaufman ‘19 enters the archive’s unconscious to reveal the melodies hidden within the language of the...
April 6, 2021
Louise Glück and Shifra Sharlin’s essays have been included in Phillip Lopate’s “The Contemporary American Essay” A dazzling anthology of essays by some of...