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Congratulations to Sarah Townsend, whose article "The Spectral Stage of Édouard Glissant's Monsieur Toussaint" was awarded the Modern Drama Outstanding Article prize for 2018.

Modern Drama (University of Toronto Press) is the most prominent journal in English to focus on dramatic literature.

Congratulations to Spanish Graduate Students for having passed their MA Exams!!

Spanish graduate students Ricardo Andrade, Trevor Bero, Estilita Cassiani Obeso, Lindsey Chandler, Juliana Cruz Martínez, Carlos Echeverría, Gustavo Herrera-Díaz, Victoria Jansen, Javier López Seoane, Michelle McGowan, Deyanira Moya, Ashley Pahis, Gabriela Puscama, and Sonya Trawick have passed their MA comprehensive exams. 

Congratulations to Manuel Pulido Azpíroz, whose Doctoral Dissertation Research has been recommended for funding by the Linguistics Program at the National Science Foundation.

Manuel's Doctoral Dissertation Research is entitled: "Processing of L2-specific multi-word units and the impact on representation and generalization: An ERP study ". 

Congratulations to Carla Cornette, Lecturer in Italian, who successfully defended her dissertation on Friday, August 24th at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Her dissertation is entitled: "Postcolonial Pathology in the Works of Italian Postcolonial Writers: Carla Macoggi, Ubah Cristina Ali Farah, and Igiaba Scego."

Congratulations to Spanish Major Shannon Reinke, who has received the Center for Global Studies Thesis Prize Award for her thesis. Shannon is advised by Professor Judith Sierra-Rivera.

The title of her thesis is "From Central America to the United States: Youth Migratory Productions out of El Salvador and Guatemala in the 2000s."