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Lina Ferreira Wins Prestigious Rona Jaffe Foundation Award

September 6, 2016
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The English Department is proud to recognize Lina Ferreira on being one of six writers to receive a 2016 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writer’s Award for her creative nonfiction work. Lina will receive $30,000 for the award, which will be presented to her on September 15th in New York City.

Robyn Warhol Wins NAVSA Best Book of the Year Award

July 14, 2016
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The North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) awarded its 2015 Best Book of the Year prize to Robyn Warhol, Arts and Humanities Distinguished Professor of English, co-author with Helena Michie, professor, English, Rice University, of Love Among the Archives: Writing the Lives of Sir George Scharf, Victorian Bachelor. Warhol will be honored with a special session devoted to the book at NAVSA’s annual conference in November.

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