Calendar & Upcoming Events

Departmental Calendar


  • Blue items: holidays, departmental deadlines, and events open to the public
  • Gold items: undergraduate events and deadlines
  • Green items: graduate events and deadlines (including colloquia meetings)

Upcoming Events


Stratis Haviaris Reading Featuring Joanna Klink & Monica Youn 9. 25. 17
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Joanna Klink is the author of four books of poetry, most recently Excerpts from a Secret Prophecy (Penguin 2015). Her poems have appeared in many anthologies, including Resistance, Rebellion, Life: 50 Poems Now and The Penguin Anthology of Twentieth Century Poetry. She has received awards and fellowships from The Rona Jaffe Foundation, Civitella Ranieri,... Read more »

Morris Gray Poetry Reading featuring Frank Bidart 10. 5. 17
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Frank Bidart is the author of Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 (FSG, 2017), Metaphysical Dog (FSG, 2013), Watching the Spring Festival (FSG, 2008), Star Dust (FSG, 2005), Desire (FSG, 1997), and In the Western Night: Collected Poems 1965-90 (FSG, 1990). His honors include the Griffin Poetry Prize, the Wallace Stevens Award, the 2007 Bollingen... Read more »

Writers in the Parlor: Fact and Fiction 10. 24. 17
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The English Department and the Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard present Writers in the Parlor
Fact and Fiction: Writing Journalism, Writing Literature
A conversation with Lorraine Adams (Journalist and Novelist), Jill Abramson (Senior Lecturer in Journalism, Harvard), and Claire Messud (Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing, Harvard). Free and open to the public; seating is limited.

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Winter Welcome 2. 1. 18
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You are cordially invited to join the English Department in welcoming in the spring term and combatting the winter blues with hot refreshments, delicious desserts, and stimulating conversations.

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Senior Champagne Reception 3. 5. 18
2016 Sophomore Outreach Lunch

A celebration for all of our seniors!

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