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What great news on both counts!  The dissertation sounds like a terrific
project--looking forward to learning from it.  UIUC will be a great place
to be.

All best,
 Rick


On Thu, Aug 24, 2017 at 10:20 AM, Smith, Elaine <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Well done, Barry. Congratulations on both of these achievements.
> Elaine Smith
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> On 24 Aug 2017, at 16:34, Diane Prenatt <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> Congratulations, Barry!
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> Diane Prenatt
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> *From:* 5 Bank Street: The Listserv for Willa Cather Scholars [
> mailto:[log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>] *On
> Behalf Of *Barry Hudek
> *Sent:* Tuesday, August 22, 2017 4:11 PM
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Subject:* [5BANKSTREET] Quick Update
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> Dear Bankstreeters,
>
> I am pleased to announce two things:
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> 1) The completion of my dissertation, "Book of Empire: the Political Bible
> of U.S. Literary Modernism." Among my chapters on William Faulkner, and
> Zora Neale Hurston, my Cather chapter explores Cather's allusions to the
> Book of Kings, Psalm 47, and *The Prince of the House of David* in *My
> Antonia* as a way of better understanding the novel's position on U.S.
> nativism and U.S. imperialism.
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> and,
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> 2) I am joining the English Department at the University of Illinois at
> Urbana-Champaign as a Lecturer. This is a 3/3 composition post (including
> Business and Technical Writing) annually-contracted and renewable.
>
> Looking forward to seeing you at future conferences in Red Cloud and
> Virginia!
>
> Sincerely,.
>
> Barry Hudek
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Richard H. Millington
Helen and Laura Shedd Professor of
  English Language and Literature
Smith College
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