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Keisha Blain, Pitt associate professor of history.

‘I am absolutely thrilled’: Pitt professors awarded Guggenheim Fellowship

By Elizabeth Primrose, Staff Writer April 21, 2022
Keisha Blain, an associate professor in the Department of History, and Yona Harvey, a poet and Pitt associate professor in the department of English, were one of the 180 individuals awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship.
Theo Schwarz / Senior Staff Photographer

The poetry of panels: Marvel’s first black woman writer and Pitt professor Yona Harvey pens new series ‘World of Wakanda’

By Matt Maielli / Staff Writer August 21, 2016

Poetry and comics have more in common than you think. Yona Harvey, a Pitt English professor, recently accepted a deal to write a 10-page story for the upcoming Marvel “Black Panther” spin-off comic...

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