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UTA In The News — Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

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KERA features discovery of English professor, grad student

UT Arlington English Professor Cedrick May and one of his graduate students, Julie McCown, discovered a never-before published, handwritten poem by Jupiter Hammon, an 18th century slave from Long Island, N.Y., who many scholars consider one of the founders of early African-American literature, KERA Radio reported in an extended story.