Solomonescu Wins NHC Fellowship
Assistant Professor of English Yasmin Solomonescu was recently awarded a residential fellowship at the National Humanities Center (NHC), where she will work on Romantic Persuasions, a book project that investigates theories and practices of persuasion in British novels, poetry, and plays from roughly 1770-1840.
English Alumna Awarded Mitchell Scholarship
English alumna Molly Hayes ('08) has been awarded a 2014 George Mitchell Scholarship. Awarded to only 12 people every year, the Mitchell Scholarship is sponsored by the US-Ireland Alliance. Hayes will use the scholarship to pursue a master’s degree in postcolonial and world literatures at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth.
Marshall Wins Media Ecology Book Award
Kate Marshall, Notre Dame’s Thomas J. and Robert T. Rolfs Assistant Professor of English, has been awarded the 2014 Dorothy Lee Award for Outstanding Scholarship in the Ecology of Culture for her book Corridor: Media Architectures in American Fiction.