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by Daniel Tripp — Posted Jun 12, 2014 10:33 AM

Margaret Atwood to Receive the 2014 IAH Medal for Distinguished Achievement

Atwood will accept the award and give a public talk on November 12 at 7:30pm at the State Theater.

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Penn State is the Historic Home of American Literary Studies

Our American literature faculty continue the mission of Fred Lewis Pattee, who was the first in the nation to hold the title of Professor of American Literature.

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Adventure Awaits with Penn State English

Students in our Adventure Literature courses climb, hike, or kayak their way through literary landscapes and write about their experiences.

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