Bookbeat: December 2011

Globalizing Theories of Literature

Joseph A. Murphy, Associate Professor and Associate Chair, Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Joseph Murphy's recent book has been named for the MLA Scaglione Prize for book-length scholarly translation. MLA is the lead professional association for North American humanities. He shares the award with colleagues from Princeton and Chicago. Here is the announcement:

Dr. Murphy has also been invited by the University of Tokyo Departments of Literature and Center for Philosophy to give a lecture and seminar on his MLA award-winning translation of Natsume Soseki's Theory of Literature and other recent work.
Event 1: 13:00-15:00, Tuesday, December 20, 2011. Seminar on Literature and Neurophysiology
Event 2: 10:00-17:30, Thursday, December 22, 2011. Symposium on Natsume Soseki's Theory of Literature in Global Context

A Companion to Tacitus A Companion to Tacitus

edited by Victoria Emma Pagán
(Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)
Available via Wiley

A Companion to Tacitus brings much needed clarity and accessibility to the notoriously difficult language and yet indispensable historical accounts of Tacitus. The companion provides both a broad introduction and showcases new theoretical approaches that enrich our understanding of this complex author.

- Publisher

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