Fulbright Foundation

Judith Pascoe awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

by Shaun Manning April 17, 2012

Judith Pascoe, author of The Sarah Siddons Audio Files: Romanticism and the Lost Voice, has been awarded a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation to support her current research on “Wuthering Heights¬†in Japan.” Guggenheim Fellows are selected in the midst of an already-exceptional career in an effort to promote further important and promising research in their fields. Dr. Pascoe was selected as a Guggenheim Fellow in the the Creative Arts – General Nonfiction category, and her research topic emerged as a result of a recent tenure as a Fulbright Lecturer in Japan. For more information on the research […]

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Sydney Lea selected to be Poet Laureate of Vermont

by Trade Marketing October 31, 2011

Sydney “Syd” Lea, author of a forthcoming book from University of Michigan Press titled A Hundred Himalayas, has been selected Poet Laureate of Vermont by Governer Peter Shumlin. A public ceremony honoring Lea will be held on November 4 at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Montpelier. Long a professor on the graduate faculty at Dartmouth,¬†Lea has published extensively, in multiple genres, in a wide variety of places, including the New Yorker, The New Republic, and the New York Times. Among very many distinctions, he is the founder of the New England Review; he was a panelist in 2008 for the […]

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Q&A with Godfrey Hodgson, author of Martin Luther King

by University of Michigan Press February 1, 2010

Martin Luther King traces the iconic civil rights leader’s career from his birth in Atlanta in 1929, through the campaigns that made possible the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965, to his assassination in Memphis in 1968. Hodgson sheds light on every aspect of an extraordinary life: the Black Baptist culture in which King grew up, his theology and political philosophy, his physical and moral courage, his insistence on the injustice of inequality, his campaigning energy, his repeated sexual infidelities. Godfrey Hodgson has worked in Britain and America as a newspaper and magazine journalist; […]

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