Adorno nominated for National Council on the Humanities

Adorno Congratulations are in order for YUP author Rolena Adorno, who was recently nominated by President Obama to serve as a member of the National Council on the Humanities. As Chair of the Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Yale University, Adorno focuses on Colonial Spanish American literature and history. Her recent book, The Polemics of Possession in Spanish American Narrative, won the Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize, awarded by the Modern Language Association, in 2008.

Polemics of Possession in Spanish American Narrative: Rolena Adorno
Adorno joins fellow Yale authors Mary Habeck (Knowing the Enemy)and Harvey Klehr (Spies, Venona), both of whom were appointed to the Council during the Bush administration.

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