Department News Archive


The Enduring Value of an English Degree

The Enduring Value of an English Degree
Despite a struggling labor market and emerging technologies that emphasize the importance of STEM fields, an English degree is as useful as ever, says Professor Mark Christian Thompson.


New Publications from Professor Douglas Mao

New Publications from Professor Douglas Mao
Professor Douglas Mao has released his latest monograph, Inventions of Nemesis: Utopia, Indignation, and Justice‚Äč, which has been published by the Princeton University Press. Professor Mao has also edited a […]


Graduate Student Atesede Makonnen Awarded Fellowship

Graduate Student Atesede Makonnen Awarded Fellowship
The Department of English is proud to announce Atesede Makonnen has been awarded the American Trust for the British Library Fellowship at Houghton Library. The fellowship, funded by the ATBL […]


Professor Nadia Nurhussein’s Book Named MSA Book Prize

Professor Nadia Nurhussein’s Book Named MSA Book Prize
The Department of English is proud to announce Prof. Nadia’s recent book, Black Land: Imperial Ethiopianism and African America, has been named this year’s Modernist Studies Association’s Book Prize Winner. […]