Please join us in congratulating Efrat Bloom who successfully defended her dissertationtoday: This Place of Poetry: Writing, Displacement, and the Poetics of the Mother Tongue in H. Leyvik, Paul Celan, and Sargon Boulus.

Kudos also to the committee, co-chaired by Anita Norich and Danny Herwitz, rounded out by  Anton Shammas, Christi Merrill, and Shachar Pinsker.