April 8, 2021Ramie Targoff's essay, “Marriage and Sacrifice: the poetics of the Epithalamia,” has been chosen to receive a Distinguished Publication Award for 2019. The judges cited her essay for its insightfulness and were pleased to rank it among the most notable works on Donne during the past decade.
The English Department is excited to announce the publication of three new books:
Understanding Bollywood: The Grammar of Hindi Cinema (Forthcoming, March 2021)
By Ulka Anjaria
Classical Hollywood Cinema, Sexuality, and the Politics of the Face
By Paul Morrison
Poems of Widowhood: A Bilingual Edition of the 1538 "Rime" (E-book: available now. Print: forthcoming, May 2021)
By Ramie Targoff
February 19, 2021
Quinn Weiner '21, majoring in English, Sociology, and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, uses they/them pronouns. This is just one of the ways they're challenging society's ideas about gender.
August 28, 2020Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow, as the Head of the Divison of the Humanities said, "This initiative is a collection of programs that exemplifies some of the best activities that Brandeis has to offer us all in terms of actually “living” the words “Social Justice”. For this interview, I talked to Professor John Plotz (English); Professor David R. Sherman (English), and Professor Rosalind E. W. Kabrhel (Legal Studies)," (MUSE, Vol. 4).
June 1, 2020
The English department celebrated all the 2020 graduates during a virtual ceremony.
May 27, 2020
Five faculty members have been recognized for their excellence in the classroom with 2019-20 teaching awards.
Award winners: Antonella Di Lillo, Hannah Muller, Faith Smith, Timothy Streets, and Michael Willrich
February 17, 2020
John Plotz published an article on Feb. 17th, 2020 to Public Books about Stephen McCauley's opinions on the Comic Novel.
The original interview aired on Recall This Book, a podcast partnered with Public Books.
January 31, 2020
January 31, 2020
Jousting With the Alt-Right
In a battle for diversity, open inquiry and historical truth, Dorothy Kim has thrown down the gauntlet to reimagine medieval studies for our time.
December 19, 2019
November 14, 2019Fontes spent the summer working with teens in Cuba as part of a collective that promotes Afro-Cuban history.
September 21, 2019
February 17, 2017