Resources for Grad Students

Graduate Student Administrative Resources

English Graduate Program Resources & Information (login required)
An internal website with an exhaustive listing of all the forms you will need as an English graduate student; it also contains Generals Lists, example Fields Lists, example prospectuses, example language exams, and teaching, professional and financial resources.  Please contact if you are a graduate student or faculty member and unable to access the site.

GSAS’s Handbook for Students

GSAS Graduate Student Council

Dissertation Plans & Pandemic 

Language Exams


Library Resources

Laura Farwell Blake ( and Odile Harter ( are the library liaisons to the English Department. We are here to answer questions and also as partners in your research. Keep us posted on whatever it is you’re working on, no matter how esoteric or inchoate.

Harvard Library Resources for English Graduate Students
A guide to graduate library research

Child Memorial Library
The Department of English’s Research Library

Woodberry Poetry Room
in Lamont Library

Book History @ Harvard