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Congratulations to Olivia Garrett!

Olivia Garrett (MA candidate, Comparative Literature) has been awarded the Captain William Edward McGinn, Squad 18, FDNY Scholarship ($6,000) for a graduate student. This award was established in memory of Bill McGinn, who lost his life responding to the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001. The endowment for this award comes through the generosity of the McGinn family and the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies (ICCS). The funds are intended to cover the costs of attending the American Academy at Rome’s Classical Summer School, an intensive program designed to familiarize students with the topography and monuments of the ancient city and their various intersections with Latin literature.

Congratulations to Spanish Ph.D. student Benjamin Garcia  

He has been awarded a LLC Dissertation Award that provides a course release next academic year 2017-2018.This is a recognition of Benjamin’s academic accomplishment and will certainly produce a significant progress on the writing of his dissertation "Estrategias feministas y el avance de la mujer en el siglo XIX: prensa y libre-pensamiento".

Congratulations to CPLT. Graduate Student Jingsheng Zhang!  

The Office of Research has awarded a SPARC Graduate Research Grant to: Jingsheng Zhang for her research proposal “Re-reading the Intellectual Turn in 1980s Chinese Poetic Field: A Study of Unofficial Poetry Journals after 1985” under the supervision of Prof. Van Fleit.This is a recognition of Benjamin’s academic accomplishment and will certainly produce a significant progress on the writing of his dissertation "Estrategias feministas y el avance de la mujer en el siglo XIX: prensa y libre-pensamiento".

Two SPARC awards in Comparative Literature  

Congratulations to Jingsheng Zhang ("Re-reading the Intellectual Turn in 1980's Chinese Poetic Field: A Study of Unofficial Poetry Journals after 1985") and Zhuo Feng ("Digesting Gender: The Pleasure of Eating in Late Qing and Republican Chinese Literature") for their successful SPARC proposals.

Zhuo Feng receives SPARC Graduate Research Grant  

Congratulations to Comparative Literature Ph.D. student Zhuo Feng for receiving a SPARC grant for her proposal: Digesting Gender: The Pleasure of Eating in Late Qing and Republican Chinese Literature. She will receive $5,000.00 for this project.