Michael Chabon for Amateurs

What do you think of when you hear the name, Michael Chabon? Comic books? Coming of age? Judaism? Pittsburgh? Movie adaptations? Chances …

What does Cuba mean to you? To be entirely candid with you, my only experience with Cuba is its delicious cuisine. However, …

Michael Chabon Mystery Solved!

I have a confession to make, I am a Michael Chabon addict. My first Chabon high came from The Amazing Adventures of …

From the latest edition: Touring a National Treasure Alumnus shows students Library of Congress’ riches A tour of the Library of Congress …

To commemorate our GW-British Council Writer in Residence, the British Council is generously providing a substantial book fund. Nadeem Aslam has drawn …

from the latest edition of the GW student publication le culte du moi American Girls by Jane Shore The first of the …

From Laura Sinaga’s review of Gayle Wald’s Shout, Sister, Shout! The Untold Story of Rock-and-Roll Trailblazer Sister Rosetta Tharpe in today’s NYT …

Welcome Alumni

Although our undergraduate majors have been enjoying this site for a month, many new readers are finding the English Department’s blog this …

Below are some reflections on the GW English Department given by our former colleague Gail Kern Paster at Commencement in 2004. Professor …