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Anne Curzan's talk gets attention!
English professor Anne Curzan is fascinated by how people use words. With her talk What makes a word "real"? getting over 1,016,954+ total views, people are fascinated by her presentation on the subject. If you haven't yet, you will want to watch Anne Curzan’s lecture on TED today!
Linda Gregerson is inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Jay Robinson passed away in his home on Sunday afternoon.
It is with sorrow that I must report that Jay Robinson passed away in his home on Sunday afternoon. For those of you who were not lucky enough to know him, he was chair of the Department of English at UM from 1974-81. The family is planning a gathering for friends and family this coming Saturday, October 11 from 12-3 pm in Ann Arbor (1208 Linwood Ave., Ann Arbor, MI 48103). Anyone who remembers Jay is welcome to drop by.
Kirstin Valdez Quade receives National Book Foundation award
Prof Gillian White receives teaching award
Associate Professor Gillian White is awarded the 2014 LSA Class of 1923 Memorial Teaching Award
The Class of 1923 Memorial Teaching Award recipients are selected each year by the College Executive Committee from among those recommended for promotion from assistant professor to associate professor with tenure. Award recipients have demonstrated outstanding teaching during their first years on the faculty. While this award recognizes teaching, it is only given to individuals whose achievements and promise auger well for a productive career as a scholar.
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