Marjorie Perloff is recipient of highest Austrian honours

On 10 June 2021, at the Leopold Museum in Vienna, Prof.  Marjorie Perloff was awarded the highest Austrian distinction in culture and sciences: the Ehrenkreuz für Wissenschaft und Kunst 1. Klasse der Republik Österreich. She was also welcomed back as Austrian citizen by the President of Austrian Parliament and by the City of Vienna, following a recent amendment to the Austrian Nationality Act in line with Austria’s ongoing endeavour for reconciliation with all those who suffered under the totalitarian Nazi regime.