Announcement has been made of the appointment of Professor Emile Legouis, head of the department of English Literature at the Sorbonne, Paris, to be exchange professor at Harvard during the first half of next year. M. Legouis has written books on Wordsworth, Chaucer and English writers of the sixteenth century. He is an erudite scholar and a brilliant literary critic and will be a notable addition to the department of Comparative Literature. It is not yet known what courses he will conduct.
Mr. Legouis succeeds M. Michel Charles Diehl, the first exchange professor under the new arrangement with the French universities, who conducted courses in the History Department during the first half-year.