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January 11, 2021
Cajetan Iheka’s book Naturalizing Africa: Ecological Violence, Agency, and Postcolonial Resistance in African Literature has been awarded the 2020 First Book Award from...
January 4, 2021
Virginia Woolf’s “Mrs. Dalloway” is a revolutionary novel of profound scope and depth, about a day in the life of a woman who runs a few errands, sees an old suitor and gives...
January 4, 2021
What does it mean for literary criticism to be true? How do we know when it’s false? In the most recent issue of Critical Inquiry, Jonathan Kramnick, a professor of...
December 14, 2020
We are delighted to announce the winner of the inaugural C19 Rising Scholar Prize. An initiative of the 2018-2020 C19 Executive Committee led by Meredith McGill, the prize...
December 9, 2020
DIRT: Laurie Taylor explores its material & symbolic meanings. Stephanie Newell, Professor of English at Yale University, traces the ways in which urban spaces and urban...
December 8, 2020
When I was a small child of, I think, about five or six, I staged a competition in my head, a contest to decide the greatest poem in the world. There were two finalists:...
December 2, 2020
Join acclaimed scholar and Shakespeare Association President Ayanna Thompson on Zoom for a conversation about issues of race and Shakespeare including the changing practices...