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Rita Dove
April 27, 2018
On April 5, the Department of English held a long-anticipated event:  the first Foundational Courses Reading connected with our new undergraduate curriculum.  Among other...
In Memoriam: J. D. McClatchy
April 27, 2018
Sandy McClatchy, a Yale PhD who began his teaching career as an assistant professor in this department, and later returned to lead Yale’s creative writing program for...
In Memoriam: Alexander Welsh
April 27, 2018
Sandy Welsh, who began his teaching career as an assistant professor in this department, and later returned to the faculty as a distinguished professor, died on April 11 at...
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...
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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...

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