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English majors in business – a career panel and networking event TODAY 4/3.

   

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Stanford Professor Adam Johnson wins Pulitzer Prize in Fiction

Assistant Professor Adam Johnson, of the Stanford Department of English, has just won the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for his 2012 novel, The Orphan Master’s Son. According to USA Today, which helped break the news, the Pulitzer committee described Prof. … Continue reading

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t-shirt (clothing?) design competition

Yet again, we have arrived at the part of the year in which we Englishmajorfolk wonder how we will clothe ourselves come springtime. You guessed it! [or read the title, whatever]: it’s time to design the 2013 English t-shirt! This … Continue reading

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The day after Valentine’s Day, fall in love with Stanford English

STANFORD ENGLISH WINTER QUARTER CUPCAKE MIXER WHO: Declared and prospective English and Creative Writing majors & minors, graduate students, English faculty & staff, and anyone who likes cupcakes!  WHAT: The quarterly cupcake mixer!  Cupcakes by Sprinkles, candy, and other refreshments … Continue reading

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Rapture at Death: a talk by Margaret Cohen

  Margaret Cohen, PhD is the Andrew B. Hammond Professor of French Language, Literature, and Civilization, the director of the Center for Study of the Novel at Stanford, and a research affiliate at The Europe Center. She will give a … Continue reading

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Recent Alum & The Real World

If you saw the most recent issue of Stanford Magazine, you noticed the phalanx of professors from Stanford’s humanities programs occupying the cover. Their postures—stiff, resolute, intensely gazing—suggest something about the embattled nature of the humanities. At the very least, … Continue reading

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