News & Awards

Noelle Morrissette received a 2016-17 H. D. Fellowship in American Literature with the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University for her Anne Spencer book project.

Noelle Morrissette was named Class of 1952 Distinguished Scholar for 2016-18. Focusing on the sound cultures of African Americans, she has planned an array of presentations, classes, contests, and symposia involving faculty from a wide variety of disciplines to be held in early December 2017.

Lilly Berberyan, PhD candidate, won the 2016-2017 College of Arts and Sciences Bernard Dissertation Fellowship.

The 2016 Graduate Essay Contest winner is Ben Compton for his essay, "Bioexceptionalism as National Identity" written for Dr. Ali Moore's Spring 2015 course: ENG 663: Postcolonial Literary and Cultural Theory.

Jennifer Whitaker won the 2016 Brittingham Prize in Poetry for her manuscript "The Blue Hour."



Noelle Morrissette delivered a talk, “The Sacred Space of Virginia in Anne Spencer’s Writings,” as part of the opening event marking the first-ever exhibition of the poet’s writings at the University of Virginia’s Special Collections Library.

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