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Fordham Students Awarded Competitive Folger Grants

Congratulations to Clarissa Chenovick and Sharon Harris, two Fordham English doctoral candidates, who were awarded Folger Grants-in-aid to attend the institute's year-long dissertation seminar.

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Admission to the dissertation seminar is competitive with only a dozen students accepted though the prestigious Institute received applications from three times that many candidates. The seminar, "Researching the Archive," meets weekly from October through April and provides hands-on experience working with the renowned collection at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. 

Fordham Graduate Students Thrive at Folger Library

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Four Fordham English Ph.D. candidates have received awards from the Folger Shakespeare Library in 2012-2013. 

  • Christi Spain-Savage, "Early Modern Cities in Comparative Perspective," conference 27-29 Sept 2012.
  • Erica DaCosta, "Researching the Archive," year-long dissertation seminar.
  • Jordan Windholz, "Sexuality, Theory, History, Drama," seminar fall 2012.
  • Malkah Bressler, "Contestations of Religion and Natural History in the Atlantic World," seminar spring 2013.