Dr. Jay Lutz, Professor of French, received the title of Chevalier de L'Ordre des Palmes Academiques in 2006. This honor was bestowed by the Republic of France. The Ordre des Palmes Academiques (Order of Academic Palms) was founded by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1808 to honor outstanding achievement in teaching and scholarship.
Dr. Robert Hornback has been nominated for the David Bevington Award for best new book in Early Drama Studies, 2010, for his publication The English Clown Tradition from the Middle Ages to Shakespeare. He received the outstanding essay prize for a records-based article entitled "The Reasons of Misrule Revisited: Evangelical Appropriations of Carnival in Tudor Revels" in Early Theatre (2009), and for the past two years he has received library fellowships to study at the Folger Shakespeare Library. In addition, he received a Newberry Library Fellowship for 2009-2010 and Francis Bacon Foundation Fellowship to the Huntington Library for 2007-2008.
Dr. Jeanne McCarthy received an NEH full-time Fellowship to the Folger Shakespeare Library (2003-2004). She also received fellowships to the Huntington Library (2003) and the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (2004). In addition, she presented a paper at the Globe Theatre, London, for the British Shakespeare Association in 2009 and a paper at Hampton Court Palace for the Staging the Henrician Court Project in 2010.
Image of Hampton Court in the public domain from Wikimedia Commons.
Anne Salter presented a paper at the Materials Culture Conference at the University of Edinburgh, July 2010. The topic was The Use of eBooks in Academic Libraries.
Image of Old College, the University of Edinburgh from Wikimedia Commons and in the public domain.
Alan Loehle, Associate Professor of Art, pictured above as he guides students through a NYC art exhibit, has received grants for painting from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the Elizabeth Foundation, the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation, and a Fellowship in Painting from The National Endowment for the Arts. Loehle is also Guggheim Fellow.
"Liminal Dog I", oil on canvas, 63" x 50", 2007 by Alan Loehle.