Womack honored with arts and humanities award

October 11, 2010

Long-time faculty and senior administrator Kenneth Womack received the fall 2010 Kjell Meling Award for Distinction in the Arts and Humanities on Oct. 7.

Womack was honored with a ceremony in the Devorris Downtown and presented a lecture, "Shadow Narratives of the Invisible."  He read from three texts: "Long and Winding Roads: The Evolving Artistry of the Beatles;" "John Doe No. 2 and the Dreamland Motel;" and from a work in progress about employees in the World Trade Center.

Womack is professor of English and integrative arts and also serves as associate dean for Academic Affairs. He is the author of numerous works of nonfiction. His first novel "John Doe No. 2 and the Dreamland Motel" was published by Switchgrass Books this month. He serves as editor of Interdisciplinary Literary Studies: A Journal of Criticism and Theory and co-editor of Oxford University Press's celebrated Year's Work in English Studies. His movie reviews also appear in the Altoona Mirror.
  • Ken Womack signs copies of his new book after receiving the Kjell Meling Award for Distinction in the Arts and Humanities.

    IMAGE: Shari Routch

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Last Updated November 18, 2010