Languages and Literatures
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Congratulations to Clare Cavanagh, Frances Hooper Professor in the Arts and Humanities, and Chair of the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. On December 17, 2015, she presented at the 92nd Street Y in New York with renowned American poet Charles Simic on the works of Wislawa Szymborska (1923-2012), one of Poland's most-read and best-loved poets. Cavanagh's Map: Collected and Last Poems (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, April 2015) honors Szymborska's life and work; Professor Cavanagh's beautiful translation of these poems received rave reviews.
Congratulations to Saul Morson, Lawrence B. Dumas Professor of Arts and Humanities, Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures. He recently received the Faculty Honor Roll Award, organized by the Associated Student Government. Morson published a new book, The Fabulous Future? America and the World in 2040 (Northwestern University Press; May 29, 2015), which he co-edited with Morton Schapiro, Northwestern University President and Economics Professor.
Slavic Major Blair Dunbar has been selected for the 2015-2016 Fulbright U.S. Student Award to Russia! See: http://www.northwestern.edu/newscenter/archives/special/fulbright-2015/index.html
Congratulations to Ph.D. Candidate Cheryl Berriman, who was awarded the prestigious "Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award in the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences for the academic year 2014-2015”
Congratulations to Ph.D. candidate Polina Maksimovich, who is a Graduate Teaching Fellow this year at Northwestern University's Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching!