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Fall 2017 catalog book list

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Mitochondrial Eve

by Sarah Rose Nordgren



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Author Events


Patricia DeMarco

Pathways to Our Sustainable Future

October 24, 7 p.m.
Mt. Lebanon Public Library
16 Castle Shannon Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15228


Adam Shellhorse


November 8, 4 p.m.
Global Faculty Book Launch
Temple University
Polett Walk, Anderson Hall 422
Philadelphia, PA 19122


Angela Ball

Talking Pillow

November 9, 6 p.m.
Off Square Books
Thacker Mountain Radio Hour
129 Courthouse Square
Oxford, MS 38655

December 1, 8:30 p.m.
T-Bones records & Café
2101 Hardy St.
Hattiesburg, MS 39401


Martha Rhodes

The Thin Wall

November 17, 6 p.m.
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
58 W. 10th St.
New York, NY 10003

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On September 15, 2017, at the residence of the Peruvian Ambassador to the United States, Dr. Sara Castro-Klarén, coeditor of the Pitt Illuminations Series was awarded Peru’s highest distinction, the Order of the Sun [La Orden del Sol del Perú] in the rank of Commander, on behalf of the President of Peru for her outstanding scholarly contributions to the study of Peru’s literature and cultural history in modern and post-colonial periods as well as to the field of Latin American Studies at-large. Castro-Klarén is also coeditor of the book Inca Garcilaso and Contemporary World-Making.

Congratulations to Alex Levine, whose translation of Exploratory Experiments by Freidrich Steinle has won the Ungar German Translations Award from the American Translators Association.

Congratulations to Ed Roberson, who has received the ACADEMY OF AMERICAN POETS FELLOWSHIP. Established in 1936 and given in memory of James Ingram Merrill, this prize recognizes distinguished poetic achievement and carries with it a stipend of $25,000. Two of Roberson's books, When Thy King is a Boy and Etai-Eken were published by University of Pittsburgh Press.

Congratulations to Christina Ezrahi, author of Swans of the Kremlin: Ballet and Power in Soviet Russia. The Professional Association of Critics for Theater, Music, and Dance in France recently awarded her the 2017 prize for best dance book published in France for the French edition.

Congratulations to Iswari Pandey, whose book South Asian in the Mid-South won the 2017 CCCC Advancement of Knowledge Award.

Congratulations to Nate Marshall, winner of the 2017 Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award (poetry category) for his collection Wild Hundreds. Read the GLCA press release.

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