The Sewanee Review has announced the appointment of Danielle Evans, Sidik Fofana, and Brandon Taylor as editors at large. The Review has been fortunate to repeatedly publish these groundbreaking writers under the current editorship. In their new roles, they will introduce new voices to the quarterly and will be in dialogue with the editor and staff about everything from aesthetics to the magazine’s editorial direction.
Scholarship Sewanee, an annual celebration of undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative activity, will be held on Friday, May 7. Thirty-three students will give oral presentations (almost all in person), and 50 students will share their research insights by means of posters. Students will be displaying their posters and video explanations starting the week of May 3; return to chat with the students during the actual poster session from 3-5 p.m. May 7. The complete schedule of events and the poster exhibits may be found at the virtual conference site.
The McCrady Lecture will be presented the evening before, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 6, by Dr. Katharine Wilkinson, C' 05. Her talk is entitled "All We Can Save: Leading on Climate with Truth, Courage, and Solutions."
Klarke Stricklen, C’22, an American Studies major and African American Studies minor, has been named one of only 62 new Truman Scholars. Chosen for their leadership potential, commitment to a career in public service, and academic excellence, Truman Scholars receive funding for graduate studies, leadership training, and internship and fellowship opportunities.
Politics major Alexa Fults will spend next year with the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace as a James C. Gaither Junior Fellow. She will work with Carnegie’s senior scholars in the Russia and Eurasia Program.
Bramwell Atkins and Mandy Moe Pwint Tu, both C’21, have been awarded prestigious Thomas J. Watson Fellowships for 2021-22. Selected from colleges and universities across the United States, winners of the fellowship receive a stipend supporting a year of independent study and travel outside of the U.S.