Stephen M. Fallon Awarded Guggenheim Fellowship
Fallon will use his fellowship to complete a comparative study of what happens when the poet and theologian John Milton and the scientist and theologian Isaac Newton address some of the world’s biggest questions and come up with parallel answers.
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.
McCrea Wins Prestigious Book Prize
Barry McCrea, the Donald R. Keough Family Professor of Irish Studies and a professor of English, Irish language and literature, and Romance languages and literatures, has been awarded the René Wellek Prize by the American Comparative Literature Association for the best book in the past year in comparative literature.