Professor Stephen Greenblatt awarded 2016 Holberg Prize - 3. 11. 16

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The Department of English congratulates John Cogan University Professor of Humanities Stephen Greenblatt, who has won the 2016 Holberg Prize.

“The Holberg Prize is awarded annually to a scholar who have made outstanding contributions to research in the arts and humanities, social science, law or theology, either within one of these fields or through interdisciplinary work.”

Greenblatt accepted the award on June 8, 2016 at the University Aula in Bergen from the from H.R.H Crown Prince Haakon of Norway.

To read more about Professor Greenblatt’s accomplishments and the Holberg Prize, please see this Harvard Gazette articleHolberg Prize website, and his acceptance speech.