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October 9-10, 2015: (Re)Building Networks: A Medieval and Early Modern Conference
10.14.15 Plays in Performance: The Hard Problem (2014)
10.19.15 Five Brit Films: Barry Lyndon (1975)
2015.10.12: Sheila Jelen, Work in Progress
2015.10.09-10: (Re)Building Networks: A Medieval & Early Modern Conference

September 24, 2015
Maud Casey is the 2015 recipient of the St. Francis College Literary Prize for her highly praised novel, The Man Who Walked Away.
September 23, 2015
Donna B. Hamilton is the recipient of this year's President's Medal, the highest honor the campus community awards.
September 9, 2015
Bob Levine gave a talk on textuality and transnationalism in Melville’s Pierre at the June International Melville Conference in Tokyo. An essay version will appear in Neither the Time nor the Place: Today’s Nineteenth Century (U of Pennsylvania Press, 2016).
September 9, 2015
Mary Helen Washington has been awarded the Bode-Pearson Prize. According to the award committee, Washington "deeply impressed" with her significant work in the field of American Studies. The award will be announced at a ceremony in Toronto on October 9th. Congratulations to Mary Helen!
August 21, 2015
Maud Casey is one of six authors on the shortlist for the St. Francis College Literary Prize for The Man Who Walked Away.
August 19, 2015
Congratulations to Bill Cohen on his Honorable Mention for the Donald Gray Prize for his essay, "Arborealities: The Tacticle Ecology of Hardy's Woodlanders." The Donald Gray Prize is awarded to the best essay published in the field of Victorian Studies.
August 19, 2015
Congratulations to the five faculty members on their promotions. Thank you to Jessica Enoch, Shirley Logan, Rebecca Sommer, Joseph Wappel, and Scott Wible for their assistance in recommending these promotions.
August 13, 2015
Congratulations to the graduates and their advisors on these impressive placements. Thank you to Johnathan Auerbach, who directed placement efforts, and the members of the graduate placement committee, for their hard work throughout the year.
August 6, 2015
Congratulations to Barry Lee Pearson, for winning an Independent Music Award for his CD, Classic African American Songsters, Smithsonian Folkways 2014. The CD was named Best Album: Compilation by the Independent Music Awards. The CD also was chosen as Best Blues Album Historical Post War by the Living Blues Critics poll. Pearson is part of the CD's creative team, as well as a compiler and annotator. Keep reading to learn more.
August 4, 2015
Congratulations to Professor Zita Nunes for winning the 2015 Faculty Service Award from the College of Arts and Humanities. The award will be conferred at the College Convocation on September 29th.

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