Mitchell Awards 2014
Posted: June 18, 2014
Congratulations are in order for many of our English faculty and students in the wake of the 2014 Mitchell Award announcements.
Of the five prize-winning theses, three were directed by English faculty, and one was penned by an English major. Professor Elizabeth Richmond-Garza directed Lucy Junker's Plan II thesis on "Fooling Lear: Contemporary Performance Practices of King Lear in Moscow and London." Professor James Loehlin directed Casey Nice's Plan II thesis on "Shakespeare at Law: Legal Philosophy, Forensic Rhetoric, and Justice in Shakespeare's plays." And Professor Daniel Birkholz directed Patrick Naeve's English Honors thesis, "'To Reckon the Far-Off Origins of Men': the Historical and Geographical Poetics of Beowulf."
For more information on all of the award recipients and their thesis topics, go here.