The Institute for Writing and Rhetoric is pleased to announce the winners of the Dickerson and Feinstein writing awards. For more information about these awards, please visit our Prizes page.
Arthur Feinstein 1955 Memorial Fund First Year Excellence in Writing Award
2013-14: Benjamin Prudhomme, “Orozco’s Serpientes: Contextualization and Visual Analysis"
Faculty: Mary Coffey
2014-15: Alex Sclafani, “Monsanto Company: Planting Corn, but Growing Troubles"
Faculty: Patricia Lopez
2015-16: Jon Scott, “An XL Proposal with Larger Consequences"
Faculty: Andrea Kremer
Albert I. Dickerson 1930 Freshman Writing Prize
2016 - First Year Seminar Division: Wendy Kang’ethe, “The Transcendent Nature of Beauty"
Faculty: Laurence Hooper’s Italian 7: Can Love Conquer Death? Poetry for the Departed Beloved in Dante and Petrarch
2016 - Writing 2-3 Division: Caleb Smith, “The Evolution of Protagonist-Zombie Interactions in American Zombie Cinema: A Mirror of Evolving Race Relations Between White and Black America"
Faculty: Alan Taylor’s Writing 3: The End … Post-Apocalyptic Fiction, Film, and Art
2016 - Writing 5 Division: Margaret Cross, "Exposing the Link between Crime and Sexual Trauma"
Faculty: Julie Kalish’s Writing 5: The Supreme Court