2022 Grad Wins Fulbright Award
Spring 2022 graduate Stefan Townes won a Fulbright Award that will support his pursuit of an M.A. in Creative Writing at University College Cork in Ireland. Stefan was a double major in Comparative Literature and Creative Writing. He also recently received an Indiana Collegiate Press Association Newspaper Award for his writing in the Indiana Daily Student.
Comparative Literature Graduate Student Fellowships
The Polish Studies Center awarded Comparative Literature Ph.D. student Natasha Rubanova the Polish Century Club Exploratory Research Fellowship. Natasha will use the fellowship to travel to Poland this summer, where she will conduct research on Polish documentary film of the Thaw period produced by the school of Kazimierz Karabasz. She will also lead a panel at the Visible Evidence Conference at the University of Gdansk.
Cynthia Shin received the Margaret Koch Mitchell Fellowship from the Institute of German Studies. Cynthia is a dual-Ph.D. student in Comparative Literature and Modern German Literature & Culture. She plans to use the fellowship to support her summer research on the representation of Japan as an imagined space in contemporary German films.
Alex Messejnikov, a Ph.D. candidate in Comparative Literature, received a Dissertation Completion Fellowship from the College of Arts + Sciences. Alex’s dissertation is titled Hyperreality and Visual Media and in the Works of Vladimir Nabokov and Thomas Pynchon.
Introducing Dr. Le Hegarat
Julie Le Hegarat successfully defended her dissertation, Representations of Cannibal Women: Gender, Race, and Desire. We wish Julie the best of luck as she moves to Vancouver.