Trout Earns MidAmerica Award
Posted on July 12, 2017
Dr. Steve Trout, professor and chair of English, is the 2017 recipient of the MidAmerica Award from the Society for the Study of Midwestern Literature for distinguished contributions to the study of Midwestern literature.
He received the career award during a recent conference of the society, which supports the study and dissemination of work in Midwestern literature, art, film and scholarly study.
Trout specializes in literary modernism, war literature and American cultural studies. He has published extensively on authors Willa Cather and Ernest Hemingway as well as other Midwesterners such as painter John Steuart Curry.
He is also founding director of the University’s Center for the Study of War and Memory, the world’s only academic center that promotes how cultures institutionally view wars.
Trout received his Ph.D. in Modern British Literature from the University of Kansas in 1993. He completed his master’s degree and bachelor’s degree at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
Latest University News
Faculty Awarded Robert Wood Johnson GrantThree-year grant supports Veterans Recovery Resources program to assis...
November 16, 2018
Protector of Alabama's Marine ResourcesAlumnus Jason Downey, who earned a degree in sociology, leads the stat...
November 15, 2018
USA Plans 2020 Football Stadium OpeningBoard approves next phase of construction for 25,000-seat, on-campus f...
November 10, 2018
The Vulnerability of 3D PrintingThe use of 3D printing has grown rapidly, and its products are used co...
November 2, 2018