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Thakshala Tissera, PhD candidate, Awarded Fellowship by the American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies

Monday, February 28, 2022

Thakshala Tissera, a PhD candidate in the English Department, was recently awarded a "Junior Fellowship in Literature" by the American Institute for Sri Lankan Studies for 2022.
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In Memoriam 2021

Friday, February 18, 2022

In 2021, we lost six of our dear colleagues. We remember these extraordinary individuals with fondness and admiration, and we are truly sorry they are gone. We extend our sincere sympathies to...
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Jabberwocky Literary Journal Now Accepting Submissions

Thursday, February 17, 2022

I asked someone earlier this week if they knew what Jabberwocky was, and they responded: “Like the dance group?” No, not quite. They were thinking of “Jabbawockeez”... ...
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Mazen Naous Translated and Wrote Preface to Memoirs of Syrian Activist

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Mazen Naous translated from Arabic and wrote the preface for Memoirs of Juliette Elmir Sa'adeh. Syrian Social nationalist, Reformer, Political Prisoner. This is the first English translation of the...

Awards and a New Publication for Joy Ladin (MFA ’95)

Monday, February 14, 2022

The University of Massachusetts Amherst's Joy Ladin (MFA ‘95) is having a good winter. In January 2022, the Jewish Book Council announced the 2021 National Book Award winners and Ladin’s The Book...
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Martín Espada Featured on

Thursday, February 10, 2022

Martín Espada’s poem, “Wake Up, Mario,” was the featured “poem-a-day” on for February 10. For more information about Espada’s work, please see his faculty profile.