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SSML encourages the study of Midwestern literature and culture in whatever directions the insight, imagination and curiosity of its members may lead.

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Proposals are still being accepted for SSML's panel at the
Midwest Modern Language Association's annual convention in Detroit. Contact Marilyn Atlas if you're interested in being on a panel. Deadline is May 25, 2014.

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Winners of the 2013 contests can be found here.

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The Latest . . .



The 2014 Mark Twain Award was awarded to Naomi Long Madgett at the Annual Symposium this past weekend.

For distinguished contributions to the study of Midwestern literature, the 2014 MidAmerica Award was presented to Robert Dunne, Central Connecticut State University. See our Facebook page for photos of the event.