Six Yale scholars awarded prizes by the Modern Language Association

Six members of the Yale faculty – Katerina Clark, Jill Jarvis, Jessica Gabriel Peritz, Shane Vogel, Erica Edwards and Juno Jill Richards –  were honored by the Modern Language Association (MLA) for outstanding scholarly work in the field. Their prizes were among 19 awards presented to MLA members chosen by selection committees made up of scholars around the U.S.

Their literary works covered social concepts in various global regions including pieces such as “Eurasia without Borders: The Dream of a Leftist Literary Commons, 1919-1943”, “Decolonizing Memory: Algeria and the Politics of Testimony” and “The Myth of Voice: Civilizing Song in Enlightenment Italy.”


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