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Undergraduate Programs. Pirye. To study English is to master the power of language. Literary study also releases our own powers of artistic invention and personal expression, which students can explore in writing courses on fiction, poetry, and the graphic novel. Fusing criticism and creativity, the English Major is designed to unlock your

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Courses | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) Literature and the Brain (COMPLIT 138, COMPLIT 238, ENGLISH 218, FRENCH 118, FRENCH 218, PSYC 126, PSYCH 118F)

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Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) Read the Statement. One of the founding departments of Stanford University in 1891, the English Department is the cornerstone of the humanities at Stanford. The pioneer faculty of English was an eclectic group of writers, comparativists, and literary scholars. Linda A. Cicero / Stanford News Service.

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Undergraduate Forms | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) Undergraduate Forms. If you have questions about our major/minors, courses, or the department in general, please visit the English department office during regular office hours. The Department of English is located in Margaret Jacks Hall (Building 460) on the second floor (Room 201). You may also find the following forms useful in preparation ...

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Courses | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) Course Number Title Instructor Quarter Day, Time, Location ; ENGLISH 90 (section 2) Fiction Writing: 2018-2019 Autumn : Monday Wednesday. 1:30pm - 3:20pm. 540-103. ENGLISH 90 (section 3) Fiction Writing: 2018-2019 Autumn : Monday Wednesday. 3:30pm - 5:20pm. 540-103. ENGLISH 90 …

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Ph.D. Program | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) The English Department seeks to teach and promote an understanding of both the significance and the history of British and American literature (broadly defined) and to foster an appreciation of the richness and variety of texts in the language. It offers rigorous training in interpretive thinking and precise expression. Our English graduate program features the study of what imaginative language, rhetoric, and narrative art has done, can do, and will do in life, and it focuses on the roles creative writing and repres…

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Faculty | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) 450 Jane Stanford Way Building 460, Room 201 Stanford, CA 94305-2087 Main Office: (650) 723-2635 [email protected] Campus Map

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English Major | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) Gateway course: ENGLISH 81 Philosophy and Literature. This course should be taken as early as possible in the student's career, normally in the sophomore year. Aesthetics, Ethics, Political Philosophy: one course from PHIL 170 Ethical Theory series. Language, Mind, Metaphysics, and Epistemology: one course from PHIL 180 Metaphysics series.

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English Minor | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) Course Requirements. In order to graduate with a minor in English, students must complete the following program for a total of 25 units: One historical survey course for 5 units. Fulfill this requirement using any variant of ENGLISH 10, 11, or 12. One methodology course for 5 units. Fulfill this requirement with either ENGLISH 160 or ENGLISH 161.

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Creative Writing | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) Any 190 series course (190F, 190G, etc.), 191series course (191T, etc.), or 192 series course (192V, etc.) counts toward the 190, 191, or 192 requirement. PWR 1 is a prerequisite for all creative writing courses. For more information, visit the Stanford Creative Writing Program.

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Overview of Degree Programs | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) Bachelor of Arts in English. Stanford’s English curriculum features a team-taught, yearlong core sequence that traces the big picture of literature’s development from the Middle Ages to the present. English majors also learn critical tools for analyzing literature through three broad course requirements, in poetry, narrative, and methodology.

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Congratulations to the Class of 2020! | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) The maps you made here will change of course—maybe many times. The people you are at 30 or 40 may be unrecognizable to you now. But my hope is that the Stanford English department has given you tools to fashion strong and powerful adult lives, adult voices.

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Syllabus - Stanford University

Posted: (52 years ago) Participation: Because this course is a workshop, thoughtful, regular participation will be a key component of your success. I expect you to read each other’s work carefully in preparation for workshop, writing comments on each person’s poem; these critiqued poems will be returned to the writer as a resource for revision.

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Writing Intensive Seminars in English (WISE) | Department ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Course Descriptions. Unfinished Novels. Few species of writing are more exquisitely uncomfortable than a novel that is not—and never will be—finished. An author dies, or loses interest, or flouts convention: whatever the cause, unfinished novels demand an especially dynamic relationship between reader and text, precipitating either wild ...

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Aloft | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) At 59, Jerry Battle is coasting through life. His favorite pastime is flying his small plane high above Long Island. Aloft, he can escape from the troubles that plague his family, neighbors, and loved ones on the ground. But he can’t stay in the air forever. Only months before his 60th birthday, a culmination of family crises finally pull Jerry down from his emotionally distant course.

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Digital Humanities Minor | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) Required introductory course (5 units) Students must take at least one of the following: "Introduction to Quantitative Textual Analysis", "Introduction to Geospatial Humanities"or "Text Technologies". Some advanced courses might require skills' prerequisites, and students will be advised to take their chosen core course as soon as possible in ...

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Coterminal Master of Arts | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) Research Course). No creative writing courses may be used to fulfill the requirements. Students whose undergraduate transcripts do not show course work in the following areas are expected to take a course in those areas as part of the master's program: Medieval, Renaissance, 19th C, 20th C (American or British Literature).

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Nicholas Jenkins | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) After receiving his B.A. from Oxford, Nicholas Jenkins came to the United States as a Harkness Fellow. He did postgraduate work at Columbia and was then employed as an editor and writer at ARTnews magazine in New York. He received a D.Phil. from Oxford and, after teaching in the Harvard English Department for two years, where he co-directed the "Modernism in its Contexts" seminar at the Center ...

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Michele Elam | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) She is teaching a new course, "AI + Arts + Activism" in spring 2021. Elam’s books include Race, Work, and Desire in American Literature, 1860-1930 (Cambridge University Press, 2003), The Souls of Mixed Folk: Race, Politics, and Aesthetics in the New Millennium (Stanford University Press, 2011), and The Cambridge Companion to James Baldwin ...

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New Stanford class examines the literary origins of ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 07, 2019  · by Alex Shashkevich Over summer quarter, a group of students visited a fantasy world of trolls, ogres, dragons, witches and fairies in a new Stanford humanities course. Fantastical creatures inhabit many of today’s popular novels, films and TV series, but their origins date to texts over 1,000 years old. These ancient works of art, whose original authors are mostly unknown, were the focus of ...

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New Indigenous Writers Lecture Series Showcases ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Vermeule hopes that the series will serve as a jumping-off point for incorporating more Indigenous literature and writing classes into the Stanford curriculum in general, adding that she welcomes suggestions from current students and from the wider Stanford alumni community regarding potential course topics and instructors. A paradoxical position

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English core changed to add more course variety ...

Posted: (52 years ago) English core changed to add more course variety. September 23, 2015. Continue Reading about changes in English core. This year, the English department is branching out to include a wider variety of English core classes and a new undergraduate minor in the digital humanities. The changes aim to enable students to focus on more specific topics in ...

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Mythbusting America's West | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 13, 2015  · If you pick classes as if you're choosing from menus, The American West is where you go for fusion. Besides blending history, geography and politics with art and culture, the spring course brings together five noted professors in what amounts to an interdisciplinary banquet.

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Careers After an English Major | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) Careers After an English Major. Critical thinking. Creativity. Interpretation. Studying English prepares you for a diverse range of professional fields, including teaching, journalism, law, publishing, medicine, and the fine arts. English majors also pursue careers in tech companies and other startup ventures--in Silicon Valley and beyond.

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Stanford scholar delves into the secrets of medieval texts ...

Posted: (52 years ago) By Marguerite Rigoglioso Digital tools, including a free, public online manuscript training course, are allowing English professor and medieval manuscript scholar Elaine Treharne to share her expertise well beyond traditional classroom walls. Most people don't realize that medieval manuscripts carry in them not only the words of people centuries ago, but also a history in blood, sweat and ...

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Ph.D. Admissions FAQs | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) 450 Jane Stanford Way Building 460, Room 201 Stanford, CA 94305-2087 Main Office: (650) 723-2635 [email protected] Campus Map

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Anna Mukamal | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) Anna Mukamal is a PhD candidate in English at Stanford University. Her dissertation, The Therapeutic Encounter, explores the relationship between 20th century literature and the therapeutic culture that emerges from the new psychotherapy at the turn of the century.

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Ken Fields | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) He is developing a two-part course in American film, Men in the Movies: Film Noir and the Western. He delivered the Russel B. Nye Lecture at Michigan State University's American Studies Program: "There Stands the Glass: Voices of Alcohol in Country Music." Contact. Telephone (650) 723-1201. Email. [email protected]

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The Social Network of Benjamin Franklin, Printer ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Franklin is best known, of course, as a printer (of many things, including books), but we've discovered that his life as a printer was enmeshed in a broader world of correspondence. His correspondence world, in short, became a book (the 30+ volumes of the Papers of Benjamin Franklin).

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Three Stanford faculty awarded global issue course ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 04, 2019  · The course will examine intimate on-screen relationships and how these romances influence our understanding of love. ROANNE KANTOR, assistant professor of English, who will teach Global 120: Stories at the Border, which focuses on the social and political process of border making around the world.

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Another Look Book Club - The Lover | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) May 12, 2014  · 450 Jane Stanford Way Building 460, Room 201 Stanford, CA 94305-2087 Main Office: (650) 723-2635 [email protected] Campus Map

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An Interview between Professor Tobias Wolff and a Stanford ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Aug 26, 2014  · Stanford undergraduate, Quyen Nguyen, interviewed Professor Tobias Wolff about vocation and morality as part of a course on public service at Stanford. The interview was published in …

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What the Future Holds: In Conversation with Walter Mosley ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 15, 2018  · Over the course of a stunning series of novels and short stories--from "Blue Light" in 1998 to the Crosstown to Oblivion series to his most recent "Inside a Silver Box"--Mosley takes up genetic engineering, environmental fallout, societal collapse, …

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Five Words: Critical Semantics in the Age of Shakespeare ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Blood. Invention. Language. Resistance. World. Five ordinary words that do a great deal of conceptual work in everyday life and literature. In this original experiment in critical semantics, Roland Greene considers how these five words changed over the course of the sixteenth century and what their changes indicate about broader forces in science, politics, and other disciplines.

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Race, Work, and Desire in American Literature, 1860–1930 ...

Posted: (52 years ago) She is teaching a new course, "AI + Arts + Activism" in spring 2021. Elam’s books include Race, Work, and Desire in American Literature, 1860-1930 (Cambridge University Press, 2003), The Souls of Mixed Folk: Race, Politics, and Aesthetics in the New Millennium (Stanford University Press, 2011), and The Cambridge Companion to James Baldwin ...

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The Stories That Have Shaped Ato Quayson's Life and ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 27, 2020  · At Cambridge, he also studied and wrote about post-colonial literature and taught courses on Greek tragedy, subjects that he has returned to throughout his career, most recently in a course he’s offering this spring. The pull of diaspora studies. It was a chance encounter with a local grocer that helped inspire Quayson to pursue diaspora studies.

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Elaine Treharne | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) I am a Welsh medievalist with specializations in manuscript studies, archives, information technologies, and early British literature. I have published widely in this area over the last twenty years, focusing on religious poetry and prose, and manuscripts from c.600 to c.1300. I teach core courses in British Literary History up to about 1600, on Text Technologies, and on Palaeography and ...

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The Souls of Mixed Folk: Race, Politics, and Aesthetics in ...

Posted: (52 years ago) The Souls of Mixed Folk examines representations of mixed race in literature and the arts that redefine new millennial aesthetics and politics. Focusing on black-white mixes, Elam analyzes expressive works--novels, drama, graphic narrative, late-night television, art installations--as artistic rejoinders to the perception that post-Civil Rights politics are bereft and post-Black art is apolitical.

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A Reading by Joyce Carol Oates, the Stein Visiting Writer ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 11, 2015  · Her latest work is The Sacrifice, a novel told in multiracial voices that explores the effects of racial tension on society. As part of her stay at Stanford as the Stein Visiting Writer during Winter 2015, Joyce Carol Oates will teach a fiction course to undergraduates. This seminar is made possible with the generous support of Isaac and ...

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Arcade | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) Of course, Irakli’s and Anna’s situation is not unique. In other parts of the world a friendship culture seems to thrive. In Salta, Northern Argentina, for instance, our guide, Mario, who led us through mountain hikes a couple of years ago, told me that his group organized an asado (outdoor grill) every Wednesday.

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Reality and the Novel: How Fiction Enables Novel Readers ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 27, 2015  · His work in the 18th century has focused upon understanding how the novel emerged, over the course of the 18th century, as the dominant form of print entertainment: Licensing Entertainment: The Elevation of Novel Reading in Britain, 1684-1750 (UC Press, 1998); and on the media history of Enlightenment: with Clifford Siskin he is editor of This ...

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Memories of Ian Watt: An unknown side of Stanford's ...

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Eavan Boland wins posthumous Costa Poetry Award ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 04, 2021  · The late Eavan Boland has posthumously won the Costa Poetry Award for her final collection, The Historians, described by the judges as having “some of the finest lines of poetry written this century”. Boland, who was professor of English and humanities and director of the creative writing programme at Stanford University, California, died last April, aged 75.

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Arcade | Department of English

Posted: (52 years ago) Of course, money has always figured in human relations. We buy gifts for our friends, go out for dinner, or on hiking trips, all activities that involve some sort of financial transaction. By partaking in them, we may enrich somebody along the way. But the activities themselves are private. Now the connection between people is very public and a ...

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Junior Alexander Torres wins Beinecke Scholarship ...

Posted: (52 years ago) May 02, 2016  · ALEXANDER TORRES, a junior majoring in English and minoring in Spanish, has been awarded a Beinecke Scholarship to support his graduate education. The Beinecke Scholarship, a program of the Sperry Fund, seeks to encourage and enable highly motivated students to pursue a graduate course of study in the arts, humanities and social sciences. This year,…

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