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6.2.16 Translation and Transmission
Summer Term 2016
2016.06.09. Alumni Book Group
Bywords Spring 2016

Fri May 27

6:30 PM
Sidney Harman Hall Padua Finishing School

Thu Jun 2

Mon Jun 6

6:30 PM
Kramerbooks, 1517 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036

Fri Sep 9

3:00 PM

Fri Sep 23

May 18, 2016
Joshua Weiner was in Berlin in April, adding to the Berlin Notebook, which the Los Angeles Review of Books will publish this summer as an e-book.  In May he gave poetry readings in London and Prague (Anglo-American U.); he delivered a talk titled, "The Berlin Notebook: Poetry, Politics, Ethics" (University of Warsaw); and another one, titled, "Rock Creek: Poetics of Personal Epic" (Göttingen University). Pages from the Berlin Notebook will appear this summer in "The Threepenny Review" and "B O D Y". 
May 18, 2016
This semester, Julius Fleming, Jr. was awarded the Carter G. Woodson Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Virginia. He also delivered an invited lecture at Princeton University, and will give a talk at the International James Baldwin Conference in Paris, France next week. 
May 16, 2016
Elizabeth Arnold has a longish sequence of poems coming out in Chicago Review this summer. It's a central part of her next book, Skeleton Coast, which is set to appear from Flood Editions at the end of this year.
May 13, 2016
Read more in her article, "Coders Need Not Apply: Why Technology Needs English Majors"
May 9, 2016
Associate Professor Randy Ontiveros has won the Donna B. Hamilton Award for Teaching Excellence in General Education. 
May 5, 2016
Matthew Kirschenbaum has published two new books, Track Changes: A Literary History of Word Processing (Harvard UP/Belknap) and Zones of Control: Perspectives on Wargaming, co-edited with Pat Harrigan (MITP). He will be discussing Track Changes at Kramerbooks on June 6.
May 4, 2016
Amanda Bailey and Ted Leinwand presented at Cambridge University's Centre for Research in the Arts two-day colloquium on "Change and Exchange" (April 29-April 30), which explored the relation between economic thinking and practices on the one hand, and the calculus of emotional and imaginative lives on the other in the early modern period. Keep reading to learn more.
May 4, 2016
David Wyatt's "More Time: Reading Hemingway's Across the River and into the Trees appears in the Spring 2016 issue of The Hemingway Review.
April 28, 2016
Congratulations to Ruth Osorio, recipient of one of sixteen Graduate School All-S.T.A.R. Fellowships. Ruth is a representative of the College of Arts and Humanities and the award honors graduate students who are both outstanding scholars and outstanding GAs.
April 27, 2016
John Macintosh is the recipient of the 2016-2017 Mary Savage Snouffer Dissertation Fellowship for his thesis tentatively titled, "The Trouble with Precarity: Representations of Labor in Post-1980 U.S. Fiction." Congratulations!

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