George Stade Memorial

Friday, November 8, 2019

Please join us on December 2nd, 4 P.M. in Buell Hall in the Maison Francaise as we remember our friend and colleague, George Stade. https://english.columbia.edu/announcements/george-stade-1933-2019

H.G. Wells Sparked Modernism and the Literary Imagination

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Dean Sarah Cole spoke with Eve Glasberg of Columbia News regarding the publication of Cole's new book, Inventing Tomorrow: H.G. Wells and the Twentieth Century.

Matthew Hart has become President of the Modernist Studies Association 2019-2020

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Congratulations to Matthew Hart, who has become President of the Modernist Studies Association for the upcoming year to October 2020. The MSA is devoted to the study of the arts in their social, political, cultural, and intellectual contexts from the late 19th through the mid-20th century. Hart will preside over the 2020 annual meeting of the Association in Brooklyn, for which Columbia is one of the host institutions.

Brent Hayes Edwards has won the 2019 Truman Capote Award

Thursday, October 10, 2019

Congratualtions to Brent Hayes Edwards, who has won the 2019 Truman Capote Award for Literary Criticism in Memory of Newton Arvin for his book, Epistrophies: Jazz and the Literary Imagination, released by Harvard University Press in 2017.

Saidiya Hartman has been named a 2019 MacArthur Fellow

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Congratulations to our esteemed colleague, Saidiya Hartman, who has been named a 2019 MacArthur Fellow for her outstanding work "tracing the afterlife of slavery in modern American life and rescuing from oblivion stories of sparsely documented lives that have been systematically excluded from historical archives."