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Reid-Olds recognized

Tera Reid-Olds is the recipient of the ACLA’s Horst Frenz Prize for her paper “Mobility and Memory for the Storyteller-in-Exile,” which she presented at Utrecht University in 2017.

Michelle Crowson receives scholarship to Breadloaf

COLT doctoral candidate Michelle Crowson has just been awarded a full scholarship to workshop her translation of The Maiden’s Betrayal at the 2018 Breadloaf Translators Conference.

Doctoral student publishes book chapters

Doctoral student Anna-Lisa Baumeister has recently published two book chapters: “Woman, Abject, Animal: Refigurations of Melusine in Frischmuth, Jelinek, and EXPORT.” Melusine’s Footprint. Tracing the Legacy of a Medieval Myth. Edited by Misty Urban, Deva F. Kemmis, and Melissa Ridley ...

Julia Susana Gómez recognized for teaching

Comparative Literature doctoral candidate Susi Gómez has received $1,500 from the Fund for Community Engaged Teaching. This amount—the largest award possible through the fund—is in support of her course Latina Literature and Community, which she taught for Comparative Literature in Fall 2017. ...

Bess Myers places article

Comparative Literature doctoral student Bess Myers has just placed an article for publication in Arethusa, a distinguished journal in classics edited out of SUNY Buffalo. The essay is titled “’One, Two, Three’: Narrative Circles in Plato’s Timaeus.”

Robin Okumu recognized for teaching

Doctoral Student Robin Okumu is the recipient of the Kimble First-Year Teaching Award. Named in honor of professor emeritus Dan Kimble, the award is designed to recognize outstanding teaching performance and reflective practice by graduate employees in their first year of college-level classroom ...

Baran Germen wins prize for forthcoming article

Doctoral candidate Baran Germen was chosen to receive the 2016 Bruce M. Abrams LGBTQ Essay Award for his article “Abjectly Melodramatic: The Monstrous Body and the Queer Politics of Are We OK?” (forthcoming in the June issue of Queer Studies in Media & Popular Culture). The award ...

Sunayani Bhattacharya accepts assistant professor position

Sunayani Bhattacharya, who received her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature in Winter of 2017, has accepted a tenure-track assistant professorship in English at St. Mary’s College in Morago, California (near San Francisco). Dr. Bhattacharya’s dissertation, directed by Prof. Sangita Gopal, is an ...

Ying Xiong awarded UO Dissertation Research Fellowship

Ying Xiong is the recipient of the highly competitive University of Oregon Dissertation Research Fellowship. The fellowship provides for a year of full funding and will enable Ying to devote herself to the completion of her study of gendered poethood and “translated affect” in late imperial and ...
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