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July 8, 2019
Congratulations to the English Department graduate student winners of this year’s departmental prizes: Seo Hee Im: Departmental Prize for the Best Dissertation of the...
How Words Make Things Happen
July 1, 2019
Sooner or later, our words take on meanings other than we intended. How Words Make Things Happen suggests that the conventional idea of persuasive rhetoric (which assumes a...
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June 21, 2019
Congratulations to the English Department Undergraduate prize winners for 2018-2019! Poetry Academy of American Poets: Rachel Kaufman Albert Stanburrough Cook Prize: Esther...
Sara Powell showing New Haven students Robinson Crusoe book
June 19, 2019
This year the English Department will observe the 300th anniversary of the publication of Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe with a series of events for diverse audiences, from young...
Phoenix Alexander
May 16, 2019
As he receives his Ph.D. and moves on to his appointment as the Science Fiction Collections Librarian in the Special Collections and Archives of the University of Liverpool...
J.D. McClatchy
May 10, 2019
J.D. McClatchy was posthumously honored with the joseph W. Gordon Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Arts and Sciences by Phi Beta Kappa Society at their annuak...
Janice Carlisle
May 10, 2019
Janice Carlisle was presented with the William Clyde DeVane Medal for outstanding scholarship and undergraduate teaching by the Phi Beta Kappa Society at their annual dinner...