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Lynn Lederer, director of professional and community programs, presented a portion of her doctoral dissertation at the American Historical Association’s  annual conference in New Orleans.

Dr. Lederer, who received her doctorate from Rutgers University in social and philosophical foundations of education, won the Evelyn Headley Award for Outstanding Dissertation. It was on Mary Ware Dennett, a radical sex educator in the early 20th century. Dr. Lederer’s dissertation also included work on the Progressive Movement.

Emanuel Di Pasquale, professor of English, read from his new translation, “The Form of Life: New and Selected Poems 1996-2009,” by Italian poet Gabriela Fantato, at the Blue Colt Bookstore. About 100 students, faculty and staff attended the reading, which included comments by Professor Mat Spano and Michael Nester, chair of the department.