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Philip Roth Receives National Humanities Medal
March 2, 2011
On Wednesday, March 2, 2011 Philip Roth was one of the 20 recipients of the National Humanities Medal. The award was presented by President Obama at the White House.
Other winners of the 2010 Medal included authors Harper Lee and Joyce Carol Oates; poet Donald Hall; actress Meryl Streep; musicians James Taylor, Sonny Rollins, and Van Cliburn; producer Quincy Jones; sculptor Mark di Suvero; theater critic Robert Brustein; and historians Bernard Bailyn and Gordon S. Wood.
2020 Philip Roth Lecture to Feature Tracy K. Smith
September 8, 2020
Ben Taylor's new book on Roth featured in The Atlantic
April 22, 2020
CFP: Special Issue, Philip Roth Studies (18.1, Spring 2022), “Roth and Judaism"