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.
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.
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:
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.
Classicist and Translator
Department of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania
We are pleased to welcome Samuel Hodgkin to our department! We are all very excited that Professor Hodgkin is joining our faculty. Today you can read about the new, timely, and important course he is teaching in the spring on medieval world literature:
We are pleased to announce Jing Tsu’s appointment as the John M. Schiff Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures and of Comparative Literature at Yale. You can read about Jing’s distinguished career and exciting work by clicking here.
Juliet Lapidos, Literature Major 2005 had a Gates Cambridge fellowship has published an academic novel.
by Juliet Lapidos
ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2019 — LitHub, The Millions, Thrillist, Entertainment Weekly
In this “deliciously funny, sharp, and sincere (Helen Oyeyemi)” debut, a young graduate student writing about–and desperately searching for–inspiration stumbles upon it in the unlikeliest of places.
Anna Brisker is a twenty-nine-year-old graduate student in...