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Edie Meidav Chosen as Rockefeller Foundation's Bellagio Center Fellow

Friday, March 24, 2023

Edie Meidav has been selected as a fellow by the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center to further her work by writing a book this summer. As part of the fellowship, she will spend one month on...
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Jimmy Worthy II Publishes Book: After a Thousand Tears

Friday, March 3, 2023

Jimmy Worthy II has just published his first book, After a Thousand Tears, an edition of poems by Georgia Douglas Johnson (1877–1966), the most prolific female writer of the Harlem Renaissance....
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Jenny Adams Interviewed in Documentary Series

Thursday, February 23, 2023

Jenny Adams was recently interviewed for a four-part documentary series on chess, Through the Mirror of Chess: A Cultural Exploration, which was released this month. The series examines "the...
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Laura Furlan Awarded Beatrice Medicine Award

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Laura Furlan has recently been awarded the 2022 Beatrice Medicine Award for Best Published Essay from the Association for the Study of American Indian Literatures for her essay “The Archives of...
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Rebecca Dingo Studies Scholarly Writing on Campus

Wednesday, November 30, 2022

As part of Rebecca Dingo’s Chancellor's Leadership Fellowship, she is gathering information on scholarly writing at UMass Amherst. Dingo was recently interviewed for the Office of Faculty...
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Rebecca Lorimer Leonard Publishes in Multiple Venues

Friday, November 4, 2022

Rebecca Lorimer Leonard recently published a chapter, “Feeling 'Whole-some': How Transnational Writing Can Mend Literate Fragmentation,” in the MLA edited collection Teaching and Studying...