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Warm welcome to Richard Halpern, who will be serving as the next Director of Graduate Studies for the Department of English! Professor Halpern has worked closely with graduate students for a number of years, including as the Director of Placement and as a member of the Graduate Program Committee, and we are very excited to [...]

By |2017-04-19T17:26:30+00:00April 19th, 2017|Announcement|Comments Off on Welcome!


Congratulations to Peter Tasca, for receiving the 2016-2017 Master's Award for Academic Achievement in the Humanities! A formal presentation of the award will take place at the GSAS Master’s Convocation at the Beacon Theatre on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 12:00 pm.  

By |2017-04-17T15:06:00+00:00April 17th, 2017|Announcement|Comments Off on Congratulations!

Field Trip to the Morgan!

Many thanks to the Morgan Library for their warm hospitality in letting us play around in their rare book collection! Highlights from the visit included a copy of Hanns Rüst's Mappa Mundi, De humanis corporis fabrica, and a fabulously grim murder ballad.

By |2016-12-19T16:52:11+00:00December 15th, 2016|Early Modern Working Group, Working Group|Comments Off on Field Trip to the Morgan!

Field Trip to Fales!

Exciting and rare opportunity this week! NYU's very own Charlotte Priddle gave the Early Modern Working Group a hands-on tour of some of the Fales' collection highlights of early modern cookery, including: Marthe Smithe her booke, a handwritten collection of 17th-century recipes bound in its original vellum, Early 18th-century seasonal cooking in Royal Cookery: Or, The Compleat Court-Cook. Containing [...]

By |2016-12-19T16:52:11+00:00November 7th, 2016|Early Modern Working Group|Comments Off on Field Trip to Fales!

Fall Semester Dates Announced!

The Early Modern Working Group is excited to tentatively announce our fall 2016 schedule:   Tuesday, September 13th: Informational Meeting and Semester Planning Tuesday, September 27th: Primary Source Show and Tell Tuesday, October 11th: TBD! Tuesday, October 25th: Faculty Highlight and Workshop Tuesday, November 18th: Paper Workshop Tuesday, November 22nd: Faculty Highlight and Workshop Tuesday, [...]

By |2016-11-07T17:02:06+00:00September 8th, 2016|Early Modern Working Group, Working Group|Comments Off on Fall Semester Dates Announced!