Graduate Student Essay Award

We are pleased to publish the winner of the  annual SUNY New Paltz Graduate Student Essay Award, as well an essay the judges determined was deserving of honorable mention. Submissions came from essays written for credit in a graduate seminar during the 2018-2019 academic year. The winner will receive a $100 award.

Award Winner

Jessica Leigh, “Reapproaching Magic in the Renaissance” (Prof. James Schiffer, Fall 2018, Shakespeare, Marlowe, and Jonson)

Honorable Mention

Jeremy Strahan, “The Perfect Detonator: Stevie and the Professor’s Resistance in Secret Agent” (Prof. Vicki Tromanhauser, Spring 2019, British Literature of the Twentieth Century to 1945: Modernism and the Nonhuman)


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