Duke University Linguistics Program

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Congratulations!

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The English Department is pleased to announce that Rob Mitchell has been awarded the Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts Michelle Kendrick Memorial Book Prize for his book _Experimental Life_.
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Upcoming Events

Gish Jen

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Please join us for a public reading by Gish Jen (author of Tiger Writing, World and Town, The Love Wife, Typical American) Tues. Oct 28 at 7 pm, in McClendon Commons (behind the Admissions Bldg). This event is free and open to the public. Book sales and reception to…
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Cinema and Modernism

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The second meeting of the Cinema and Modernism working group will take place THIS WEDNESDAY, October 29th. We will be discussing Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s THE RED SHOES (1948) with an optional supplemental reading from Natacha Thiéry. We will meet in 328 ALLEN at 6:30 pm (at which…
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NOVEL

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On October 31st and November 1st, NOVEL: A Forum on Fiction, in conjunction with Duke and UNC-Chapel Hill graduate students, will be organizing a symposium on the contemporary novel. The FHI Garage will host three speakers—Justin Neuman (Yale University), Hector Hoyos (Stanford University), and Jane Elliott (Kings College London)—to…
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On Autofiction

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Tuesday November 11 at 6 PM: "On Autofiction” Lecture will be held at FHI ’Autofiction’ is often said to be the main cause for the decline of French literature and the major reason why readers, throughout the world, have turned aside from French novels. It is seen as one of…
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