Press Releases

Honorable Mention for the Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize: Posthegemony

Dec 13, 2011
Posthegemony: Political Theory and Latin America by Jon Beasley-Murray, assistant professor of Hispanic studies at the University of British Columbia, has received an honorable mention for the Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize. The book will be on display as part of this prize at the 2012 Modern Language Association meeting in Seattle.

Evolutionary biologist Lynn Margulis dies at 73

Nov 28, 2011
On November 22, 2011, Lynn Margulis died at the age of 73. She was Distinguished University Professor in the Department of Geosciences at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1983, in 1999 received the Presidential Medal of Science from Bill Clinton, and was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.