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March 17, 2015
Lauren Tilton, a doctoral candidate in American studies, talks about why she chose Yale and what she loves about the university. Tilton is co-director, with Professor Laura...
March 17, 2015
A hearty congratulations to David Brion Davis, Sterling Professor Emeritus of American History and Gilder Lehrman Center Founding Director, who has won the National Book...
February 26, 2015
Hazel Carby and Michael Denning were recently honored with lifetime achievement awards in their respective fields are featured in an interview in Yale News: “In conversation...
February 10, 2015
Congratulations! We are pleased to announce that Matthew Jacobson has rolled out the first 15 interviews of an ongoing project devoted to the state of higher education in the...
February 4, 2015
We proudly announce the series “No Crisis,” a Los Angeles Review of Books special series on the state of criticism now. Caleb Smith, along with graduate student, Merve Emre...
January 17, 2015
Pleased to announce that Elizabeth Alexander has been elected a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets, along with Linda Gregerson and Alicia Suskin Ostriker. This is an...
January 16, 2015
The Department is delighted to announce that Elizabeth Alexander has recently been named as the inaugural Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry. Please visit YaleNews for the...

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