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Maziyar Faridi awarded Ferdowsi Tusi Award in Persian Literature and Culture

June 20, 2018
Comp Lit PhD student, Maziyar Faridi, receives inaugural Ferdowsi Tusi Award in Persian Literature and Culture for his paper,  “Férydoun Rahnéma’s Inappropriable Specters: Critique of Self-Identity and the Emergence of Iranian New Wave Cinema”.Congratulations, Maziyar!

CLS graduate student, Scott Newman, awarded inaugural Buffett Institute Graduate Student Fellowship

March 1, 2018

Congratulations to Scott Newman who was awarded the inaugural Buffett Institute Graduate Student Fellowship in 2018-19 and 2019-20! This award is the highest recongition that Buffett bestows upon a Northwestern graduate student. Way to go, Scott!

CLS PhD alum, Frederika Tevebring, awarded Frances A. Yates Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Warburg Institute in London

March 1, 2018

Congratulations to Frederika Tevebring who was awarded the highly prestigious Frances A. Yates Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Warburg Institute in London! Frederika will spend the year developing a book manuscript based on her dissertation on the mythical figure Baubo. She is thrilled to continue her work at the institute founded by Aby Warburg, a pioneer in the study of the afterlife of ancient motifs. 

CLS alum, Emma Montgomery, wins ACLA Presidential Undergraduate Prize

February 1, 2018

Congratulations to CLS alum, Emma Montgomery (2017), for winning the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) Presidential Undergraduate Prize! Emma's essay was entitled, “The Diasporic Archive: A Black Atlantic Poetics of Liberation through Limitation”.

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