FACULTY AWARD: Meira Monteiro to receive book prize

July 3, 2013 12:57 p.m.

Pedro Meira Monteiro, a professor in the Department of Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Cultures, has been selected to receive the essay, literary criticism and history prize for his book "Mário de Andrade e Sérgio Buarque de Holanda: Correspondência" from the Brazilian Academy of Letters. The award, which is accompanied by a $25,000 prize, will be presented in Rio de Janeiro on July 18.