Sonnet Retman Wins Publication Award 

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Dr. Sonnet Retman has won the prestigious Constance M. Rourke Prize from the American Studies Association for the best paper published in 2020 in American Quarterly. The paper, “Memphis Minnie’s ‘Scientific Sound’: Afro-Sonic Modernity and the Jukebox Era of the Blues," is related to Sound Practices, a collaboration funded by the Simpson Center. Read more about Retman's paper and Sound Practices here.