In Remembrance: Elias L. Rivers III ’48, ’52PhD Died on December 21 2013

Elias L. Rivers passed away on December 21, 2013, after falling and sustaining a head injury.  He was 89.  He was a world-renowned linguist and educator who specialized in Spanish oral history, poetry, and literature.  He won numerous awards and wrote and/or edited dozens of books and hundreds of papers, articles, essays, and reviews.

Project Muse at Johns Hopkins University posted a remembrance on their website, and a full obituary is available through the University of Oklahoma.

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