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Professor Jahan Ramazani honored with the Thomas Jefferson Award

The Thomas Jefferson Award is the highest honor the University community bestows upon its faculty.  

Uses of Literature

Turkish translation 2010; Polish translation 2016

Rita Dove Wins Hurston/Wright Legacy Award

Dove was recognized for her 2009 book, "Sonata Mulattica," the story of African-Polish violinist George Polgreen Bridgetower.

Professor Jennifer Greeson's Award-Winning Book Looks at the South in American Identity

"You can't imagine the U.S. without including the South," said Jennifer Greeson, author of "Our South: Geographic Fantasy and the Rise of National Literature," published by Harvard University Press last fall. 


Michael Levenson, English Professor's Book Takes Fresh Look at Modernism

"Make it new!" exhorted Ezra Pound, the expatriate American poet and key figure in the Modernist movement of the early 20th century.


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