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Our own Jessica Jordan is the 2021 winner of the National Collegiate Book Collecting Contest. She is the only student from Stanford to have won the NCBCC, congratulations Jessica! 

There will be a ceremony at the Library of Congress…

The Old Globe Theater has adapted Roanne Kantor's 2015 translation of a book of short stories by the Argentinian author Juan José Saer into a zoom performance called Anonymous Biography . Professor Kantor worked as a consultant for the show.

  • Faculty

"Hi everyone, my name is Ato Quayson and I am Chair of the Department of English.  I want to take this opportunity to welcome you all to the 2021-2022 academic year.  The past year-and-a-half have been very trying for all of us, with the COVID…

  • Alumni
  • Awards

On a recent evening, after being awarded two fellowships to support his PhD studies at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Kartik Chandra, ’21, sat to write thank you notes to the people who had supported his academic journey.


  • Faculty

Analyzing the works of 20th-century American fiction writer John Steinbeck is a daunting task. Steinbeck received the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize for The Grapes of Wrath and the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his “classic” books that are…