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October 15, 2019
Harold Bloom GRD ’56, a Sterling Professor of English, author of over 40 books and an iconic defender of the Western canon, died on Monday at the age of 89 at a New Haven...
October 8, 2019
The 2019 National Book Award finalists have been announced and Susan Choi has been chosen as a finalist for “Trust Exercise”. https://www.npr.org/2019/10/08/768004308/here-...
September 26, 2019
Undergraduate poets are invited to participate in a poetry contest, the winner of which would enter a state-wide contest. If our Yale contestant emerges as one of the winners...
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September 6, 2019
The following Introductory course information is accurate at the time of posting:  09/6/2019 10:24 AM EBS During shopping period, introductory courses that may have seats or...
Naturalizing Africa
July 17, 2019
Judges (Ryan Hediger, Erin James, Robin Murray, Jesse Oak Taylor, and Hsuan Hsu) commented: “Naturalizing Africa brings together the previously separate conversations of...
Marie Borroff
July 11, 2019
Along with the rest of the university and the field of literary studies, the Yale Department of English mourns the passing of one of its own: Sterling Professor Emeritus,...
Cajetan Iheka
July 9, 2019
Please join us in welcoming a new faculty member to the Department of English: Cajetan Iheka. To learn more about his  background, research interests, and what he will be...