Tuesday, February 19, 2019
In this deft study, Davidson provides fascinating details about how Austen’s novels were written and the world in which they were composed so modern readers might enjoy them even more.
Friday, January 25, 2019
We are delighted to announce that Matt Hart has been named as one of the eight new awardees of the Lenfest Distinguished Faculty Award.
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Congratulations to Austin Graham, who has been awarded a 2018 National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship. Prof. Graham's book project. "The Unknowing of American History: Past, Present, and the Historical Novel in the U.S.", sets out to explore historical ignorance in American historical fiction.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
See the full story at on the Columbia Spectator.
The Virgil Thomson Award for Outstanding Music Criticism recognizes Brent Hayes Edwards for his book, Epistrophies: Jazz and the Literary Imagination
Wednesday, October 31, 2018
The Virgil Thomson Award for Outstanding Music Criticism in the pop music field recognizes Brent Hayes Edwards for his book, Epistrophies: Jazz and the Literary Imagination, published by Harvard University Press. The book explores the fertile interface between art-making and performance through case studies in jazz literature―both writings informed by music and the surprisingly large body of writing by jazz musicians themselves.