News and Announcements 2016-12-19T16:52:11+00:00

News and Announcements

Congratulations to Elizabeth McHenry!

April 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Congratulations to Elizabeth McHenry!

Congratulations to Elizabeth McHenry for receiving a Golden Dozen Teaching Award this year! She will be duly honored at the College’s Baccalaureate Ceremonies on May 18th.


April 19th, 2017|Comments Off on Welcome!

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 have our program in his capable hands! We also extend a huge thank you for Crystal Parikh for all of her work over the last four years. 


April 17th, 2017|Comments Off on Congratulations!

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.  

Congratulations to Robert Young!

January 16th, 2017|Comments Off on Congratulations to Robert Young!

 Robert Young was presented with the "Distinguished Achievement Award for Outstanding Scholarship" at the annual conference of the South Asian Literary Association, an affiliate organization of the Modern Language Association.

English Major of the Month: Gina Elbert

November 9th, 2016|Comments Off on English Major of the Month: Gina Elbert

Learn more about our English Major of the Month, Gina Elbert, here!

Golden Dozen Teaching Awards

August 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Congratulations to Phil Harper and John Guillory, who received Golden Dozen Teaching Awards this year!


August 1st, 2016|Comments Off on Congrats!

Warm congratulations to Jamie Staples, who has received the GSAS Predoctoral Summer Fellowship to study 14th- and 15th-century manuscripts containing Alain de Lille’s De planctu naturae at the British Library!


August 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Congratulations to Carla Maria Thomas, who has received a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in the Department of English at NYU for 2016-2017! She defended her dissertation “Finding Redemption in Early Medieval English Literature” in April of this year. Looking forward to next year!


July 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Congratulations to Gina Elbert who won the Burns Literary Prize for 2016 for her essay, "Robert Burns: a Country Poet and Country's Poet."

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