Department News

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.
October 22, 2019
Please join us in congratulating Katerina Clark on being appointed as the B.E. Bensinger Professor of Comparative Literature and of Slavic Languages and Literatures. You can read about her prestigious appointment here: 
October 2, 2019
2019 MacArthur Fellow Emily Wilson, ‘01 PhD Classicist and Translator | Class of 2019 Bringing classical literature to new audiences in works that convey ancient texts’ relevance to our time and highlight the assumptions about social relations that underlie translation decisions. Title Classicist and Translator Affiliation Department of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania