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January 19, 2011

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Creech
Creech

Meyerowitz
Meyerowitz

Locke
Locke
Crimp
Crimp

Jennifer Creech, an assistant professor of German, has been awarded the 2010 Women in German Best Article Prize for her article, “A Few Good Men: Gender, Ideology and Narrative Politics in The Lives of Others and Good Bye, Lenin!” Given by the Coalition of Women in German, the annual award goes to work that presents original new research that makes a significant contribution into the field of feminist German Studies.

Cyril Meyerowitz, director of Eastman Institute for Oral Health, was presented the Award of Merit by the Seventh District Dental Society for his contributions and dedication to the members of the dental professions and to the community. The Seventh District Dental Society represents the interests of dentists in the eight county region and to advance public health by promoting the art and science of dental medicine. Professor and chair of Dentistry, since 1991, Meyerowitz has provided 20 years of leadership to Eastman Dental. After the merger with the Medical Center in 1998, he was instrumental in establishing the Eastman Institute for Oral Health.

A book that includes a study of Bizet’s Carmen by Ralph Locke, a professor of musicology at the Eastman School, won the Ruth Solie Award from the American Musicological Society. Locke’s article, “Spanish Locale Color in Bizet’s Carmen: Unexplored Borrowings and Transformations” appears in Music, Theater, and Cultural Transfer: Paris 1830-1914. The Solie Committee noted that Locke’s chapter “brims over with original insights.”

Douglas Crimp, the Fanny Knapp Allen Professor of Art History and Professor of Visual and Cultural Studies, received a grant from the Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program to support the publication of his memoir, Before Pictures. The book is an account of his first ten years in New York City, 1967–1977

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