Linda66033A-08Dr. Linda M. Shires,¬†David and Ruth Gottesman Professor and Chair of the English Department at Stern College for Women,¬†whose field is 19th c. British Literature and Culture, has been elected as a member of the International Association of University Professors of English (IAUPE). Nominated by colleagues in her field from three U.K. universities, she joins a distinguished association of language and literature scholars from six continents. This group represents all fields of English Language and Literature studies–from Anglo-Saxon to 21st-century literature to linguistics to literary theory to digital humanities. Having last met at Tsinghua University, Beijing, IAUPE will hold its triennial conference next summer at the University of London.

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