A story in UTNews covers the recognition of recipients of the winners of the 2013 Shapiro Writing Contest, the recipients of Kalmbach Scholarships, and Prof. Joel Lipman, for his elevation to Professor Emeritus. Read the whole story here.
Retired member of the English Department faculty Guy Szuberla published “Craig Rice’s Chicago and J.J. Malone” in Midamerica: The Yearbook of the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature, 38 (2011): 69-81. During the 1940s, Rice was a prolific author of detective and mystery stories; her most popular creation was the lawyer and detective, J.J. [...]
Samir Abu-Absi’s book from the UT Press, Arab Americans in Toledo, won the 2011 Arab American National Museum Evelyn Shakir Award for Non-Fiction. See also the story on their website.
After a short presentation about his edited book, Arab Americans in Toledo: Cultural Assimilation and Community Involvement, Prof. Emeritus Samir Abu-Absi will be available for questions and will speak on the topics in the book. Other contributing authors will be present at the event, which will be held on Monday October 4th, 2010 in Room [...]
.UT Professor Emeritus of English Samir Abu-Absi was born in Lebanon and came to the States for graduate school. After receiving master’s and doctoral degrees in Indiana, he joined the UT faculty and moved to Toledo, where he has lived for more than 40 years. His new 320-page book, Arab Americans in Toledo (The University [...]
“Irving Kane Pond: A Michigan Architect in Chicago,” an old publication of Professor Emeritus Guy Szuberla’s, has been reprinted as the introduction to a new book, The Autobiography of Irving Kane Pond (Oak Park, Illinois: Hyoogen Pr., 2009). Pond (1857-1939) is perhaps best known as the architect of the Hull-House complex in Chicago, the Michigan [...]
John Boening, English Department Professor Emeritus and a former Chair of the Department, recently published “Rilke’s Panther, Kafka’s Ape: Literature and the Human(e) in J. M. Coetzee’s The Lives of Animals,” in the volume Komparatistik als Humanwissenschaft /Comparative Literature as a Human/e Discipline , ed. Monika Schmitz-Emans, Claudia Schmitt and Christian Winterhalter (Würzburg: Konigshausen & [...]