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MellonA number of graduate students in the English Ph.D. program recently won prestigious fellowships and grants from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Shakespeare


What's in a name?" Juliet famously asks in Shakespeare's iconic tale of young love.

For the Rutgers British Studies Center – nee the Rutgers British Studies Project – a name not only confers new, formal status, but also suggests that the state university is positioning itself to become a pre-eminent venue for interdisciplinary scholarship on topics from Beowulf to Tony Blair.

Mark Doty

The Department of English welcomes Mark Doty who arrived in the Fall 2009 semester as Professor of English specializing in Nineteenth Century Poetry, Twentieth Century and Contemporary Poetry.

Ryan James Kernan

The Department of English welcomes Ryan James Kernan who arrived in the Fall 2009 semester as Assistant Professor of English specializing in African American & African Diaspora Literature.

Stéphane P.R. Robolin

The Department of English welcomes Stéphane Robolin who arrived in the Fall 2009 semester as Assistant Professor of English specializing in Postcolonial Literature.