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November 18, 2015
The Department is saddened to learn of the passing of Professor Emerita Gladys-Marie Frye. Gladys-Marie joined the Department as an associate professor in 1969 and retired as a full professor thirty years later.
November 4, 2015
Jason Reynolds' book named one of Publisher Weekly's Best Young Adult Books of 2015. 
October 28, 2015
On October 22nd through 23rd, Sianne Ngai of Stanford University visited the Department as the 2015 Petrou lecturer.
October 28, 2015
Jessica Enoch has just been elected to a four-year term on the Board of Directors of the Rhetoric Society of America.  Congratulations, Jess! 
October 21, 2015
Professor Emerita Regina Harrison was awarded the Roland H. Bainton Book Prize for History or Theology for her book, Sin & Confession in Colonial Peru: Spanish-Quechua Penitential Texts, 1560-1650 (University of Texas Press, 2014).
October 15, 2015
Patrick Philips’ Elegy for a Broken Machine (Knopf, 2015) is one of the five nominees for this year’s National Book Award in Poetry. Patrick was also the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship a few years ago.  He teaches at Drew University.
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!

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