Joe Fulton wins Landry Award

Nov. 10, 2009

Joe Fulton, professor of English, has been named the 2010 winner of the Jules and Frances Landry Award. The award honors the author of the most outstanding book on Southern Studies published by LSU Press.

Dr. Fulton won the award for his forthcoming book, The Reconstruction of Mark Twain, a radical reappraisal of Twain's evolving political allegiances, actions, and writings during the Civil War and throughout the postwar era and Gilded Age.

Please join the OVPR in congratulating Dr. Fulton on this honor!

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