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June 21, 2017
Vanessa Seals read and analyzed more than 50 contemporary American novels and memoirs about the experiences of multiracial people as part of...
March 9, 2017
Professor of English, Claire Jarvis, explores novelists who lodged erotic innuendo in descriptive passages for characters to express sexual...
March 8, 2017
Stanford literary scholar and Professor of English, Vaughn Rasberry, illuminates a body of work by black writers who spotlighted cultural...
August 5, 2016
Brittany Perham, Jones Lecturer in the Creative Writing Program, has won the 2016 Barnard Women Poets Prize. Perham was selected for the honor...
May 20, 2016
Ellie Redding is tapping her computer science skills to uncover the literary brilliance of tales of the Old West... READ MORE
ALEXANDER TORRES, a junior majoring in English and minoring in Spanish, has been awarded a Beinecke Scholarship to support his graduate...
September 1, 2015
Using handwriting analysis, Stanford manuscript expert Elaine Treharne shows for the first time that one of the world's most famous documents...
July 13, 2015
If you pick classes as if you're choosing from menus, The American West is where you go for fusion. Besides blending history, geography and...
June 22, 2015
A century and a half after Chinese migrants toiled on the Transcontinental Railroad, an interdisciplinary team of Stanford professors is...
The graphic novel American Heathen, which Stanford students researched, wrote and illustrated, focuses on the life and times of a Chinese...
February 26, 2015
By Erik Fredner In her latest book of poetry, A Woman Without a Country , English Professor Eavan Boland draws on decades of thinking, reading...
February 2, 2015
By Marguerite Rigoglioso Digital tools, including a free, public online manuscript training course, are allowing English professor and medieval...
October 29, 2014
Professor Elaine Treharne reached into her purse and pulled out an original Gothic manuscript that dated back more than three centuries. “See...
On Tuesday, February 25, 13 PhD students in the English department gathered over pizza to discuss the challenges and joys of teaching writing...
August 26, 2013
Drawing connections through 15 centuries of historical data, Kindred Britain reveals how an interconnected network of families influenced...
July 8, 2013
At the second annual Poetry Out Loud competition, students practice the timeless art of performing poetry, for cash prizes.
June 5, 2013
The Walter J. Gores Awards are the university's highest teaching honor. They are named for Professor Walter J. Gores, a member of the Stanford...
Anita Loos
May 1, 2013
Once Marilyn Monroe vamped "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend," the 1925 bestselling novel was all but forgotten. Stanford hopes to restore the...
April 15, 2013
By Brooke Donald Adam Johnson, an associate professor of English at Stanford, has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for The Orphan...
March 25, 2013
Andrew Bricker, 2007 Ph.D. Cohort, will participate in a three-year program, the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical...
Janet Lewis
January 28, 2013
Stanford's book club for short, overlooked masterpieces considers the 1941 novel "The Wife of Martin Guerre," once called "one of the most...
October 12, 2012
A new book club will focus on short masterpieces that "have not earned the readership they deserve," according to English Professor Tobias...
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