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John Durham Peters
April 11, 2019
Peters is a media historian and theorist whose research focuses on the question of what it means to live in a world saturated by new and old technologies of communication....
Susan Choi
April 2, 2019
Susan Choi’s Novel Takes High-School Drama Seriously In “Trust Exercise,” the characters reckon with their pasts through fiction—on the page and on the stage. By Joanna Biggs
Pericles Lewis
March 8, 2019
Pericles Lewis, professor in Comparative Literature, vice president for global strategy, and deputy provost for international affairs, has been newly named as the Douglas...
Meghan O'Rourke
December 10, 2018
After a year-long, national search, Peter Salovey, President of Yale University, has announced the appointment of Meghan O’Rourke, a highly regarded poet, memoirist, and...
library books
December 10, 2018
December 10, 2018 Reprinted from “New English course lineup gives students broader literary exposure,” by Bess Connolly Martell. Originally published in Yale News on 12/4/18...
A View of the Empire at Sunset
November 27, 2018
A View of the Empire at SunsetSet in England, France and the Caribbean, Phillips’s fragmented novel uses the difficult, lonely life of the half-Welsh, half-West Indian writer...
Eren Orbey
November 27, 2018
Orbey, of Acton, Massachusetts, is a double major in computer science and English language and literature. As a 3-year-old, he witnessed his father’s murder in Ankara, Turkey...