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World Literature Today is a literary magazine founded at the University of Oklahoma in 1927. It is also a humanities center on the OU campus that hosts two annual literary festivals, and offers hands-on internship opportunities, scholarships, and courses dealing with literature and magazine publication.

Take a journey through World Literature Today’s long and storied history through the interactive timeline below. Discover how the magazine became “an instrument of peace as well as an instrument of culture” and see how its establishment of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature and the Puterbaugh Festival of International Literature & Culture has affected The University of Oklahoma, the city of Norman, and the entire world by promoting contemporary international literature from every corner of the globe.