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English professor wins Lannan Foundation fellowship in honor of his fiction writing

Author: Josh Weinhold

Roy Scranton, an assistant professor in Notre Dame’s Department of English, has won a fellowship from the Lannan Foundation in recognition of his fiction writing. Since 1989, the foundation has given literary awards and fellowships to both established and emerging writers “of distinctive literary merit who demonstrate potential for continued outstanding work.”

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Upcoming Events

Monday, February 26, 2018

Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi Reading

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

Azareen Van Der Vliet Oloomi is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Fra Keeler (Dorothy, a publishing project). She is the winner of 2015 Whiting Writers’ Award for “early accomplishment and the promise of great work to come,” a National Book Foundation “5 Under 35” honoree, the recipient of a MacDowell Fellowship, a Fulbright Fellowship in Fiction to Catalonia, Spain, and a Fellowship from the Institució de les Lletres Catalanes in Barcelona. Her work has appeared in or is forthcoming from GRANTA, BOMB, The Los Angeles Review of Books Quarterly Journal, Paris Review Daily, Guernica, The Believer, The Brooklyn Rail, Words Without Borders,

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Wednesday, February 28, 2018

CANCELLED — Robert Gibb, 2017 Sandeen Prize Winner, Reading

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Location: Hammes Campus Bookstore

Robert Gibb was born in the steel town of Homestead, Pennsylvania. He is the author of eleven books of poetry, including The Origins of Evening, which was a National Poetry Series winner. He has received numerous awards, including two National Endowment for the Arts grants, seven Pennsylvania Council on the Arts grants, a Best American Poetry Prize, a Pushcart Prize, and The Marsh Hawk Poetry Prize, among others. He lives on New Homestead Hill above the Monongahela River.

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Thursday, March 1, 2018

SENS: Trish Bredar

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Location: 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall

The Seminar in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-century Studies (SENS) in the Department of English is pleased to announce its third presentation of the semester, "Wild Wanderings: Gender and Pedestrian Travel in Charlotte Smith's Elegiac Sonnets," by Trish Bredar, Department of English. Please join us for the talk on Thursday, March 1, at 5:00 pm in 119 O'Shaughnessy Hall, with discussion and conviviality to follow.…

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Teju Cole Reading

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Location: Eck Center Auditorium

Teju Cole is a writer, art historian, and photographer. He is the Distinguished Writer in Residence at Bard College and photography critic of the New York Times Magazine. He was born in the US in 1975 to Nigerian parents, and raised in Nigeria. He currently lives in Brooklyn. He is the author of four books.

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Friday, March 23, 2018

American Area Seminar: Margaret McMillan

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Location: 242 O'Shaughnessy Hall

The third meeting of the 2018 American Area Seminar will take place on Friday, February 23, from noon to 1:00 pm in 242 O'Shaughnessy Hall.

Featuring Margaret McMillan, Department of English.

The Notre Dame American Area Seminar is a collective of faculty and graduate students from English and affiliated departments meeting monthly to discuss the most exciting new work in the field. For more information, contact Matt Wilkens (mwilkens@nd.edu

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