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Book cover of “Yoknapatawpha Blues: Faulkner’s Fiction and Southern Roots Music”
During the 1920s and 1930s, Mississippi produced two of the most significant influences on 20th century culture: the modernist fiction of William Faulkner and the recorded blues songs of African-American musicians such as Charley Patton, Geeshie Wiley and Robert Johnson. In “Yoknapatawpha Blues: Faulkner’s Fiction and Southern Roots Music,” the first book examining both Faulkner...
Rear Window movie poster
The NIU Art Museum will host a fall film series in conjunction with its exhibition, “On Watching and Being Seen.” “On Watching and Being Seen” is on display through Saturday, Oct. 19, in all four galleries of the Art Museum. A public reception is planned from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12. It explores...
President Peters and Tim Ryan
Tim Ryan, assistant professor of English, is the recipient of the 2013 University Honors Great Professor Award. Ryan is a specialist in twentieth century American literature and culture, modernism, African-American literature and Southern studies. This university-wide award, which was established in 2001, recognizes a faculty or staff member who has, over time, contributed significantly to...