News

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...
Senegalese master-musician Papa Susso plays the kora and Balla Kouyaté the balafon
September 7, 2017
This year’s African Literature Association conference, which took place June 14-17, 2017, was the biggest Africa-focused conference ever to take place at Yale, and we...
May 26, 2017
Six winners of the university’s top prizes recognizing undergraduate teaching excellence — Jacqueline Goldsby, Andrew Johnston, Gilbert Joseph, Nikhil Padmanabhan, Frances...
May 2, 2017
From cultural references to the sky, to works of art and poetry, weather is a topic that people can’t seem to stop talking — and writing — about. John Durham Peters,...
April 27, 2017
As reported by Yale News, David Bromwich, Sterling Professor of English, has just been awarded an Andrew Carnegie Fellowship for 2017-18, in order to write the second volume...
April 20, 2017
The Department of English is pleased to announce that Amy Hungerford has been named the Bird White Housum Professor of English. As reported by Yale News, Hungerford ”teaches...