Current English News
- May 20th Faculty Participate in Klarman Hall Celebration
Assistant Professor Ishion Hutchinson will participate in a panel discussion and Associate Professor Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanonn will read a new poem, as part of the dedication.
- May 19th Faculty Explore Identity
Professor Satya Mohanty, Associate Professor Shelley Wong, and Post-Doctoral Fellow Carol Warrior contribute to discussion that explores identity.
- May 18th Hutchinson Named Atkinson Center Fellow
George Hutchinson, Newton C. Farr Professor of American Culture has been selected as a 2016-2017 Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future faculty-in-residence fellow.
- May 5th Warrior Interviews Storme Webber
Carol Edelman Warrior, a Postdoctoral Fellow, connects with Storme Webber, a Two Spirit, Alutiiq/Black/Choctaw, poet, playwright, educator, curator, and interdisciplinary artist.
- May 4th Inspired By Time, Love, and Death
Ann S. Bowers Professor of English, Alice Fulton provides insight into what inspired her recent collection of poetry Barely Composed.
- May 3rd Activism Through Education
A founding member of the Cornell Prison Education Program, Professor Paul Sawyer promotes activism on campus and in the classroom.
- April 13th Samuels Investigates Adah Isaacs Menken
As The Huntington’s 2015–16 Los Angeles Times Distinguished Fellow, Professor Shirley Samuels gains surprising insight into the life of actress Adah Isaacs Menken.
- March 30th Two Recent Publications by Morgan
Robert Morgan, Kappa Alpha Professor of English releases his new novel Chasing the North Star, as well as a recent poetry collection, Dark Energy.
- March 24th Love Visual
Associate Professor Dagmawi Woubshet converses with Ethiopian filmmaker Haile Gerima.
- March 23rd New Book by Elisha Cohn
Assistant Professor Elisha Cohn focuses on theories of the aesthetic in Victorian literature in her new book Still Life: Suspended Development in the Victorian Novel.
- March 22nd New Book by Daniel Schwarz
A new book by Professor Daniel Schwarz, How to Succeed in College and Beyond: The Art of Learning, draws on his forty-eight years at Cornell.
- March 18th Faculty are Transformed by the Humanities
The Transformative Humanities series includes English Faculty Ishion Hutchinson on 3/18 & Margo Crawford on 4/22.
- March 16th Edgar Rosenberg Memorial Service
A service to celebrate the life of the late Edgar Rosenberg will be held at 2pm on March 20th at the Congregation-Tikkun-v'Or, 2550 Triphammer Road, Ithaca.
- March 10th Faculty Share ‘Big Ideas'
‘Big Ideas’ discussions include English Faculty Jeremy Braddock (Technology in the Humanities, 3/15) & Elizabeth Anker (Humanitarianism and its Discontents, 4/25).
- March 9th ‘Mad Men’ writer and producer to speak at Cornell
Semi Chellas, writer and co-executive producer of the acclaimed television series Mad Men, will speak on March 10 in Cornell’s Klarman Hall Auditorium.
- January 12th 2015 George Jean Nathan Award Winners
Cornell selects Brian Eugenio Herrera (Princeton University) and Chris Jones (Chicago Tribune) as winners of the 2014-15 Nathan Award.