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2019 News



Gary Saul Morson & James Panero discuss “Leninthink”

October 7, 2019 – from The New Criterion
Gary Saul Morson, the Lawrence B. Dumas Professor of the Arts and Humanities and the author of “Leninthink,” joined James Panero to discuss the pernicious legacy of Vladimir Lenin.


Jordan Gans-Morse wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post

September 30, 2019 – from The Washington Post
Jordan Gans-Morse, Associate Professor of Political Science, wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post, arguing that claims that the U.S. president asked a foreign power to break U.S. laws could cause "harm both to Ukraine’s anti-corruption movement and to U.S. international credibility as a defender of the rule of law."

Clare Cavanagh wins translation prize

September 16, 2019
Clare Cavanagh, the Frances Hooper Professor of Arts and Humanities and Professor of Slavic Literatures and Comparative Literary Studies, has won the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award from the Academy of American Poets for her translation of Asymmetry by Adam Zagajewski (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2018). This prize recognizes a published translation of poetry into English that demonstrates literary excellence.

Interview with Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern

September 6, 2019 – from The Ukrainian Weekly
An interview with the historian and artist Yohanan Petrovsky-Shtern, Crown Family Professor of Jewish Studies and Professor of History, appeared in the Ukrainian Weekly.