The award, which honors the most important new book about America’s founding era, comes with a $50,000 prize, the nation’s largest literary award for early American history. The book was a finalist from among 62 nominees.
Arts & Humanities
Bob Vitalis of the School of Arts and Sciences says foreign films can offer unique perspectives to American students.
Victor Mair of the School of Arts and Sciences says faulty translation software can be blamed for some botched Chinese-to-English translations found in Shanghai.
Pardis Minuchehr of the School of Arts and Sciences says few universities offer Farsi degrees.