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Jason Lester celebrates National Poetry Month

On Wednesday, April 3, Jason Lester helped COLT celebrate National Poetry Month by reading some of his work at Tsunami Books. Lester, who is a fourth-year Ph.D. student in COLT, read some of his own poems, including “Cold Open,” “In the Spaceship of a Human Body,” and “Three-Story ...

Ahmad Nadalizadeh awarded CAS Dissertation Research Fellowship

Ahmad Nadalizadeh has been awarded the UO College of Arts and Sciences Dissertation Research Fellowship in support of his project, Repetition Beyond Representation: Media, History and Event in Iran, 1951-1990. This project examines the poetry of Mehdi Akhavan-Sales (1929-1990), the novels of ...

Ahmad Nadalizadeh’s book-length translation accepted for publication

Leaning Against This Late Hour: Poems by Garous Abdolmalekian, a volume Ahmad Nadalizadeh co-translated with Idra Novey, has been accepted by Penguin Press. The book is scheduled to be published in April 2020. Congratulations, Ahmad!

Tera Reid-Olds publishes research

Tera Reid-Olds’ article “Mobility and Memory: Maritime Crossings of the Storyteller in Marie-Célie Agnant’s Le Livre d’Emma and Gabriella Ghermandi’s Regina di fiori e di perle” has been accepted for publication in the forthcoming  issue (April 2019) of The Cambridge Journal of ...

Okumu presented paper at the PAMLA

In November, Robin Okumu attended the annual PAMLA (Pacific and Ancient Modern Languages Association) conference in Bellingham, WA where she presented a paper, titled: “Rewriting Patriarchal Ventriloquism: Reclaiming the Sibyl’s voice in Monique Wittig’s Virgile, Non.” The paper ...

Ying Xiong accepts editorial position

Ying Xiong, who defended her dissertation this past May (“Herbs and Beauty: Gendered Poethood and Translated Affect in Late Imperial and Early Modern China”), has begun working officially for the bilingual journal International Comparative Literature, which is housed by the prestigious Center of ...

Baran Germen secures Visiting Assistant Professor position

Baran Germen has accepted the offer of a Visiting Assistant Professorship for 2018-2019 in Film Studies at Colorado College.

Iida Pöllänen places article in journal

Iida Pöllänen has placed an article in Joutsen/Svanen: The Yearbook of Finnish Literary Research. The article, which should appear next month, is titled “Suomalaiselta maaseudulta kansainvälisiin sfääreihin: modernismitutkimuksen alueellinen laajentuminen” (“From the Finnish Countryside ...

Robert Moore awarded fellowships

Doctoral student Rob Moore has accepted a Chateaubriand Fellowship, a grant offered by the Embassy of France in the United States. It supports outstanding Ph.D. students from American universities who wish to conduct research in France for a period ranging from 4 to 9 months. Chateaubriand fellows ...
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