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Trakas’ impactful role at Wofford has influenced both students and colleagues.

Trakas Says Farewell

Contributing Writer May 1, 2020

A familiar face retires after four decades at Wofford Written by Hal Crosswell For the past 40 years, Dr. Deno Trakas has taken his early-morning drive to campus, walked up three flights of stairs...

Trakas, bottom right corner, runs with wild bulls from a corral to a bullring where the matadors will fight during the San Fermín festival in Pamplona, Spain.

Hemmingway, Trakas and the bulls of Pamplona

Sarah Madden September 22, 2015

By: Sarah Madden, Senior Writer A recent family trip to Spain simply had to include running with the bulls in Pamplona, says Dr. Deno Trakas, professor of literature. "I'm not by nature a reckless person...

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