NEWS FLASH: Nothing gives us greater pleasure than to announce that our colleague, mentor, and friend, Jorge Marcone, received the 2013-2014 Award for Distinguished Contributions to Undergraduate Education. Congratulations Jorge!
Jorge Marcone, Undergraduate Director, Program in Comparative Literature, left, pictured with Comparative Literature student, Carmelo Cintron Vivas.
Comparative Literature congratulates Dr. Caroline Godart, who successfully defended her dissertation entitled "Space, Time, and Bodies: The Dimensions of Difference in Women's Cinema and Continental Philosophy".
Congratulations also to:
DR. SHIRLI SELA-LEVAVI, who successfully defended her dissertation entitled "Guests in their Own Homes: Homecoming, Memory and Authorship in A Guest for the Night by S.Y. Agnon and the Yash Novels by Jacob Glatstein". DR. ALESSIO LERRO, who successfully defended his dissertation entitled" From Baroque Allegory to Romantic Sublime: Writing, Images, and Subjectivity in Tesauro, Vico, and Novalis". DR. MARIA KAGER, who successfully defended her dissertation entitled "The Bilingual Imagination: Joyce, Beckett, Nabokov and the Making of Modern Fiction".Maria is also the winner of a fellowship from Carolus Magnus Fonds, a division of the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds of the Netherlands, and will use the Carolus Magnus fellowship to work on a book proposal and to write two more articles. MATTHEW MANGOLD, winner of an "associateship" in the workshop in Scholarly and Literary Translation from Slavic Languages as well as an Individualized Research Practicum through the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center at the University of Illinois.