Department News

January 17, 2020
Please join us in congratulating Robyn and Julia on being awarded translation fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts! https://www.arts.gov/sites/default/files/FY20-Translation-List.pdf
December 19, 2019
Martin Hägglund’s new book is reviewed in Radical Philosophy: “A breathtaking reconstruction of Marx as a thinker of freedom, re-grounding the conceptual priority of time and value within his critique of political economy… This Life may be the most important revival of Hegelian Marxism since Althusser’s critique of that orientation… Hägglund re-grounds the question of the political implications of the existential analytic – and that is an intervention in intellectual history of the...
December 4, 2019
Ariel Bardi, PhD ‘15 was featured in the Yale Office of Career Strategy’s Alum spotlight. See story here.
November 13, 2019
Roberto González Echevarria has published a new book—the third of three—with the prestigious Mardrid press Cátedra: El estrellado establo: infinito e improvisación en el Siglo de Oro.  It is about the impact of the Copernican revolution on Golden Age Spanish literature: Cervantes, Lope de Vega, Tirso de Molina, Calderón, and Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.
November 6, 2019
MSNBC’s Chris Hayes spoke with Martin Hägglund about his new book, This Life: Secular Faith and Spiritual Freedom.
November 4, 2019
Victoria Baena presented “La Normandie Merveilleuse: Between Novel Theory and Popular Aesthetics” at the 45th Annual Nineteenth-Century French Studies Colloquium  at the Florida State University & The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art. Where she won the Naomi Schor Prize for the best paper by a graduate student. Congratulations Victoria!
October 24, 2019
Please join us in congratulating Robyn Creswell on the review of his new book,  “City of Beginnings: Poetic Modernism in Beirut” in The New York Review of Books.