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We are excited to see Anne Curzan’s talk included in TED's "Year In Ideas,"

Posted: 12/18/2014 8:39:33 AM

Explore this fun, interactive playlist of the most powerful ideas we heard from TED Talks in 2014.


Congratulations to Petra Kuppers

Posted: 12/10/2014 12:59:38 PM
The President’s Art & Activism Award is presented each year to emerging or mid-career women whose life and work exemplifies WCA’s mission of creating community through art, education, and social activism. The award anticipates a lifetime of achievement for its recipients.

Congrats to Tung-Hui Hu and alum francine j. harris on their NEAs!

Posted: 12/2/2014 11:50:28 AM

In its 47th year of supporting individual writers the National Endowment for the Arts announces the Arts Awards for Poetry Fellowships

Thirty-six poets have been selected to receive an NEA Literature Fellowship in Creative Writing. This $25,000, non-matching fellowship allows published writers to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and career advancement. NEA fellowships are highly competitive. The NEA received more than 1,634 eligible manuscripts in this round.

Congrats to Tung-Hui Hu and alum francine j. harris on their NEAs!


Anne Curzan's talk gets attention!

Posted: 11/4/2014 8:23:10 AM

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

Posted: 10/13/2014 9:23:47 AM
On October 11th The American Academy of Arts and Sciences has inducted Linda Gregerson as a 2014 fellow in the elite organization that includes 250 Nobel laureates and more than 60 Pulitzer Prize winners. As one of the nation’s oldest learned societies and independent policy research centers, the Academy convenes leaders from the academic, business, and government sectors to address critical challenges facing our global society. Linda Gregerson, Caroline Walker Bynum Distinguished University Professor of English in LSA, is an award-winning author and poet. Gregerson's poems have appeared in Best American Poetry as well as the Atlantic Monthly, Poetry, Ploughshares, Yale Review and other publications.

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