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Nadine Naber Receives Carl Bode-Norman Holmes Pearson Prize

Dr. Nadine Naber, Professor of Gender & Women’s Studies and Global Asian Studies won the American Studies Association’s (ASA) Carl Bode-Norman Holmes Pearson Prize, which honors an individual who has dedicated a lifetime of work to the mission and values of American Studies.

The award honors two early pioneers in American studies, both of whom were integral in the early movement to institutionalize American studies. Carl Bode was the founder and first president of the American Studies Association. He was a literary critic and cultural historian known for The American Lyceum and he spent his academic career in the American Civilization program at the University of Maryland, College Park.  Norman Holmes Pearson was an editor, literary critic, and archivist and he co-founded the American Civilization program at Yale University in the 1940s.