Duke University Linguistics Program

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Nathaniel Mackey has been awarded Yale University’s 2015 Bollingen Prize for American Poetry, awarded biennially for the best book in American poetry published in the previous two years. Previous winners include such luminaries of American poetry as Ezra Pound, E. E. Cummings, Wallace Stevens and Marianne Moore. The award…
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Upcoming Events

Faculty Bookwatch

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Please join us for a panel discussion on Srinivas Aravamudan's Enlightenment Orientalism: Resisting the Rise of the Novel (University of Chicago Press, 2011). Friday Jan 20 4 pm FHI Garage Presented by the Franklin Humanities Institute and Duke University Libraries. Co-Sponsored by English, Romance Studies, the Program in Literature,…
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Jon Clinch

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The Novel, Live! Author Jon Clinch will be a guest in Prof Michael Moses' Eng 277 class. He will give a public reading (followed by book signing and reception) on Wed Feb 25 at 5 pm, in McClendon Commons (behind the Admissions Building). Please join us!
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The Biological Turn in Literary Studies

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February 27-28, 2015 FHI Garage SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27 1:00-1:30: Welcome and Introduction (Nancy Armstrong and Robert Mitchell) 1:30-2:45: Warren Montag (Literature, Occidental College), “‘The Common is of no Use’: Property and Life in Locke’s Second Treatise” 2:45-3:00: coffee break 3:00-4:15: Nancy Armstrong (English, Duke University), “How American…
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Ron Rash: inaugural guest for the Reynolds Price Reading Series

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This new reading series commemorates Reynolds Price’s more than half a century of service to Duke and to the English Department, and celebrates especially his fiction writing. Read more about Reynolds Price (February 1, 1933 – January 20, 2011) on his page on Wikipedia, which gives a short biography and…
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Manic Caravan: Maged Zaher

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Manic Caravan Presents: Maged Zaher Sat. March 28th, 8 pm at "The Shed" in downtown Durham's Golden Belt Please join us!
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Blackburn Poetry Series: Ed Roberson

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The Blackburn Reading Series brings poet Ed Roberson to Duke on Tues. March 31st. Ed Roberson Tues 3/31 7 pm McClendon Commons (behind the Admissions Building on West Campus). Free and open to the public; Book sales and reception will follow. Sponsored by the Blackburn Fund and the Duke…
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