2013 Shakespeare Birthday Lecturer's Interview Turns Into Book

March 4, 2016
Picture of Shapiro's Book Cover

In 2013, Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia James Shapiro was our Shakespeare's Birthday Lecturer. Shapiro talked about his most recent book, but he also spoke with Professor Hannibal Hamlin in an interview recorded by Pablo Tanguay.

James Phelan Wins Medical Humanities Award

March 3, 2016

The Department of English would like to congratulate Professor James Phelan for winning the Sir William Osler, MD, Award given by Ohio State College of Medicine's Medicine and the Arts Board. The Osler Award recognizes contributions to the medical humanities and to the Humanism in Medicine a

Visiting Professor Interview Series: Maggie Smith

March 1, 2016
Maggie Smith

The Department of English is pleased to introduce a new initiative: The Visiting Professor Interview Series (VPIS). The Series aims to grant students and faculty the opportunity to learn more about our visiting professors on a personal level, who would not otherwise get that opportunity.

Brian McHale Wins Distinguished Scholar Award

February 25, 2016
Picture of McHale receiving his award

The Department of English would like to congratulate Brian McHale for winning the university-wide Distinguished Scholar Award. Established in 1978, the Award recognizes exceptional scholarly accomplishments by senior professors who have compiled a substantial body of research.

Amy Shuman Wins Distinguished Teaching Award

February 16, 2016
Picture of Amy Shuman Winning the Award

The Department of English would like to congratulate Amy Shuman for winning the Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching. The award recognizes a faculty member in any department across the university for their teaching excellence.