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Montoya Prize awarded to Chicago poet

Author: Arts and Letters

Paul Martínez Pompa, a faculty member in the English department at Triton College in River Grove, Ill., is the 2008 recipient of the Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize given by Letras Latinas, the literary program of the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies…

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ND Expert: Israeli party election

Author: Arts and Letters

The narrow victory by Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni to replace Prime Minister Ehud Olmert as the head of the governing Kadima Party is a landmark event for three important reasons, according to Asher Kaufman…

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Literary paradise found

Author: Arts and Letters

Steve Fallon has spent a good part of the summer at birthday parties—international birthday parties, in London and various locations in Australia. The guest of honor, born 400 years ago, was John Milton, author of numerous poems and polemics, including “Paradise Lost.”

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A nation of slobs

Author: Arts and Letters

Americans don’t know how to dress, says Linda Przybyszewski, associate professor of history at the University of Notre Dame?their clothing is too tight, too big, or inappropriate for the occasion. The title of her book-in-progress is a little more blunt…

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