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Aug 22 2013
The novelist Richard Powers will be joining the faculty of the English Department this Fall as the Phil and Penny Knight Professor of Creative...
Jul 8 2013 | Stanford Report
At the second annual Poetry Out Loud competition, students practice the timeless art of performing poetry, for cash prizes.
Jun 25 2013 | Stanford Report
English Major Holst Katsma '13 recently won two University Awards for his thesis: The Robert M. Golden Medal and The David M. Kennedy Honors...
Jun 5 2013 | Stanford Report
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...
May 1 2013 | Stanford Report
Once Marilyn Monroe vamped "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend," the 1925 bestselling novel was all but forgotten. Stanford hopes to restore the...
Apr 15 2013 | Stanford Report
By Brooke Donald Adam Johnson, an associate professor of English at Stanford, has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for fiction for The Orphan...
Mar 25 2013 | Stanford Report
Andrew Bricker, 2007 Ph.D. Cohort,  will participate in a three-year program, the Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in Critical...
Jan 28 2013 | Stanford Report
Stanford's book club for short, overlooked masterpieces considers the 1941 novel "The Wife of Martin Guerre," once called "one of the most...
Oct 12 2012 | Stanford Report
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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