Kudos: Alumna Landed Teaching Job

…. to Magali Armillas-Tiseyra (BA ’05), who is completing a PhD in Comparative Literature at New York University. Magali just landed a position as assistant professor at the University of Mississippi.

English alumna Magai Armallis-Tiseyra will be joining the faculty at the Univ. of Mississippi

… to Prof. Holly Dugan, whose recent book The Ephemeral History of Perfume: Scent and Sense in Early Modern England (Johns Hopkins University Press) received an appreciative and laudatory brief review in the current Times Literary Supplement (Feb. 17, “In Brief,” p. 26). The reviewer, Katharine Craik, Senior Lecturer in Early Modern Literature at Oxford Brookes University, concludes: “Together, Dugan’s six early modern scentscapes challenge the assumption that early modern England was simply smellier than our deodorized present.  Full of surprising, colourful detail, The Ephemeral History of Perfume sheds new light on Renaissance bodies, environments, and the relationship between them forged by various kinds of ‘stinking-gere’.”

… to Prof. Thomas Mallon, whose new novel Watergate continues to garner rave reviews. Look for him to be reading from the novel March 2 at the National Press Club and March 3 at Politics and Prose bookstore.

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