English Department Awards

2016 Writing Prizes

The English Department has recognized the following students from the class of 2016 for excellence in critical and creative writing.

The Dolores Shelley Prize for Creative Writing

  • Joseph D'Amore: "Stella by Starlight"
  • Brittany Frederick: "Coming Back to Birmingham"

The Barbara Estrin Prize for Outstanding Seminar Paper

  • Andrea Aiken, "Thank God for Brave, Good (Wo)men!”: New Womanhood and Dracula
  • Gabrielle Jaques, “Who Tells Your Story?”: Locke, DuBois, and Defining National Identity in Hamilton

The Robert Goulet Prize for Outstanding English Paper

  • Amanda Marriott: “Things that she could not do as a girl, and dare not do as a wife”: The Widow and Gendered Exchange in The Tenant of Wildfell Hall