A roundup of the recent successes of comparative literature students.
The Department of Comparative Literature announced the students receiving departmental awards this year at its annual Spring Reception on April 27, 2022.
Chris Bisom’s M.A. thesis has been awarded the 2021 University Graduate School Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award
Chris Bisom’s M.A. thesis, A Genealogy of Lists, has been awarded the 2021 University Graduate School Distinguished Master’s Thesis Award. The prize committee has furthermore selected his thesis to represent Indiana University in the 2022 regional competition for best M.A. thesis. It's a great honor for Chris, and a striking testament to the quality of work done by our graduate students.
Professor Jacob Emery’s novel A Clockwork River, co-written with his sister under the name J. S. Emery, was published on October 14, 2021. An advance review in SFX gave the book 4.5 out of 5 stars and compared it to Mervyn Peake and Charles Dickens.