Monthly Archives: November 2013

Novel by Professor Liz Moore Nominated for 2014 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award

The novel Heft, by Liz Moore, Assistant Professor of Writing at Holy Family University, was long-listed for the 2014 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. The award was established by Dublin City, Civic Charter in 1994. Books are nominated by participating library systems from around the world, and judged by a rotating panel of international judges. […]

Professor Stephen E. Medvec Presents “Lewis & Clark Expedition of 1803-1806”

On November 6, 2013, Professor Stephen E. Medvec, Ph.D, presented a lecture titled “Lewis & Clark Expedition of 1803-1806” to the Northeast Philadelphia History Network at the Pennepack Baptist Church. The event commemorated the 210th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase from Napoleonic France in 1803. The Lewis and Clark expedition lasted for 2.5 years and […]

Professor Explores Dichotomy of Kardashian Legacy in American Pop Culture

Assistant Professor of Communications and Coordinator for Arts and Communications in the School of Arts and Sciences, Amanda McClain, PhD, has published a new book titled Keeping Up with the Kardashians. This book is a study of the Kardashian family as a contemporary cultural touchstone, recognizable throughout the world connoting warrantless celebrity, voluptuous beauty, and […]