Department News

May 21, 2008
Thanks to Jasmine Lellock's efforts, we have here a list of graduate student accomplishments for 2007-08 As you'll see, it's only a partial list as self-reported by the graduate student communities, but even in its incomplete form, it's a terrific record of the fabulous energy and active engagement of the graduate student body.  Congratulations to every one of you on this list, and to every one of you for your hard work in all of your endeavors throughout the year!
May 13, 2008
We are pleased to announce the winners of spring 2008 department-sponsored prizes and awards.
May 9, 2008
Joseph Miller, a lecturer in the English Department since 1973, will retire at the end of the spring 2008 semester.
May 6, 2008
The script writing of Dr. Michael Olmert will be featured on the Discovery Channel this Thursday, May 8, at 8:00 PM.
April 30, 2008
Professor Stanley Plumly's collection of poems Old Heart (2007) has won the Los Angeles Times Book Award for Poetry.
April 21, 2008
Professor Stanley Plumly's 2007 collection of poems, Old Heart, has won the 2008 Paterson Poetry Prize from the The Poetry Center in Paterson, New Jersey.
April 18, 2008
Two more fellowship announcements for graduate students.
April 14, 2008
We're delighted to share news of fellowships awarded to our graduate students.
April 8, 2008
We regretfully inform you of the sad news that Professor Emeritus Leonard Lutwack passed away on April 1. Professor Lutwack was 91.
April 8, 2008
With great pleasure we announce that Professor Zita Nunes will be taking over as Director of Comparative Literature on July 1, 2008.