Carter C. Revard, Ph.D., professor emeritus of English in Arts & Sciences, has a poem titled “We do like Capistrano, but …” in the current issue (Vol. 12, No. 2) of Salamander, a magazine for poetry, fiction and memoirs.
His scholarly essay titled “Oppositional Thematics and Metanarrative in MS Harley 2253, Quires 1-6” was published last month in a collection of essays edited by Wendy Scase of the University of Birmingham. The collection is titled “Essays in Manuscript Geography: Vernacular Manuscripts of the English West Midlands From the Conquest to the Sixteenth Century” (Brepols, 2007).
Douglas A. Wiens, Ph.D., professor of earth and planetary sciences in Arts & Sciences, has received a five-year, $595,000 grant from the National Science Foundation for research titled “IPY: POLENET-Antarctica: Investigating Links Between Geodynamics and Ice Sheets.”