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Whatever your dreams or career aspirations, our courses provide you with adaptable
skills for a changing world: the skills of reading carefully, communicating clearly,
and thinking creatively about issues that matter to you.
Nikky Finney honored with Ford Foundation Fellowship
Professor and poet Nikky Finney was one of 25 artists nationwide to receive the prestigious
Art of Change fellowship from the Ford Foundation. The award supports creating powerful
works that advance freedom, justice and inclusion.
David Shields has new book from the University of Chicago Press
David Shields new book brings the history of American food to life through chefs,
caterers, and restaurateurs of the past. 560 pages | 16 color plates, 91 halftones,
10 line drawings | 7 x 10 | © 2017
David Greven Publishes Book on the Terminator Film Series
David Greven, Professor of English at USC, has published a book called Queering The
Terminator: Sexuality and Cyborg Cinema (Bloomsbury, 2017). The book covers all of
the films in the Terminator film series, beginning with James Cameron's landmark 1984
original, and also the television series The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
His book, THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD has won the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award,
the Carnegie Medal for Fiction, the Heartland Prize, the Arthur C. Clarke Award, the
Hurston/Wright Fiction Award, was longlisted for the Booker Prize, and was a finalist
for the Kirkus Prize. It became a #1 New York Times Bestseller and got picked by Oprah
for her book club.
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