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Jan 23 2014
Inspired by the myth of Orpheus, Powers tells the story of a man journeying into his past as he desperately flees the present in Orfeo....
Professor Sianne Ngai will receive the MLA's 2012 James Russell Lowell Prize for her latest publication, Our Aesthetic Categories: Zany, Cute,...
Nov 13 2013
  Ronald A. Rebholz, who shared his passion for Shakespeare and other literary greats of the Renaissance with several generations of Stanford...
Oct 25 2013
  Provost John Etchemendy announced that eight faculty members had been named or reappointed Bass University Fellows. Jennifer Summit was...
Oct 17 2013
The much-discussed "crisis of the humanities" has provoked a stream of attacks and justifications, with politicians like Florida governor Rick...
Oct 17 2013
English professor, Tobias Wolff wins Oregon State University's Biennial Stone Award for Lifetime Literary Achievement.   The biennial award is...
Oct 8 2013
"Another Look," which was founded by the English department and Creative Writing program launches its second year with Ackerley's, My Father...
Oct 4 2013
Ian Watt came to the Stanford English Department in 1964, after teaching for a decade at the University of California, Berkeley, and serving...
Aug 27 2013
This summer saw a major transition in the administrative leadership of the English department, with the retirement of Dagmar Logie after many...
Aug 26 2013
Drawing connections through 15 centuries of historical data, Kindred Britain reveals how an interconnected network of families influenced...

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