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Rochester Hosts International Conference for Literary Translators

Rochester Hosts International Conference for Literary Translators

October 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Co-hosted by Open Letter Books, the University of Rochester’s literary publishing house dedicated to publishing translated literature, the conference consists of roundtables, workshops, readings, and a film screening at Rochester’s Little Theatre.

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Amy Waldman Wins Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for Fiction

Amy Waldman Wins Janet Heidinger Kafka Prize for Fiction

September 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

The annual award will be given for Waldman’s post 9/11 novel, The Submission, which has received national acclaim. As part of the award ceremony, Waldman will give a reading from the novel and there will be a book signing and reception after the event.

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Composer Dominick Argento to Endow Professorship

September 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

In honor of Argento, who received his Ph.D. in composition at Eastman in 1958, the endowed position will be named the Dominick J. Argento Professor.

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Professor Wins Latin American Studies Association Book Award

Professor Wins Latin American Studies Association Book Award

August 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Beth Jörgensen, professor of Spanish-American literature, has won the 2011 book award in the humanities for her book Documents in Crisis: Nonfiction Literatures in Twentieth Century Mexico,

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