Lu also won this award in 2017) The Anne Flexner Memorial Award for Creative Writing was established by the family and friends of Anne Flexner, who graduated from Duke in 1945.
Reynolds Price Fiction Award Winner Caroline Waring – Jumping Frog The Reynolds Price Fiction Award was established in memory of the distinguished novelist, essayist, story-writer, poet and public intellectual, Reynolds Price, who was a graduate of Duke and taught in the English Department for over 50 years.
Submissions must be critical nonfiction essays produced for a class (current academic year) in which the student is (was) enrolled.
2018 Fiction Award Winners (There are two awards in the category of fiction) Anne Flexner Memorial Award for Fiction Winner Vivian Lu-Meltwater (Ms.
Glenn Huang, a member of the 2019 English graduating class and an English Department Ambassador, spoke to his fellow graduates and the audience with suggestions on how to respond to the masses who ask the question, “What are you going to do with your English degree?
” Glenn's refrain of, “This is what I talk about when I talk about English,” gave the speech a lyrical momentum, and similar to Professor Mitchell in his welcoming speech, Glenn referenced the variety of professions held by Duke English alums and noted that the members of the class of 2019 will follow suit.2018 Barbara Herrnstein Smith Award for Outstanding Work in Literary Theory or Criticism Winner Lauren Bunce “The Work of Being Worked (For): Intimacy, Knowledge, and Emotional Labor in the Works of Henry James” This award recognizes outstanding work by an undergraduate enrolled in an English course in literary theory or criticism. Budd Award for Outstanding Work in American Literature Winner Emery Jenson “ as Medical and Scientific Microcosm: The Implications of Shifting Belief Systems During the Scientization of Medicine” This award recognizes outstanding work by an undergraduate enrolled in an English course in American Literature. Other courses may apply to requirements below with permission from the Director of Undergraduate Studies.2018 Francis Pemberton Scholarship Winner Luke Duchemin The Francis Pemberton Scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior pursuing the study of creative writing.This scholarship was created by the Trustees of The Mary Duke Biddle Foundation in memory and in honor of Francis Pemberton's service to the Biddle Foundation.2018 Margaret Rose Knight Sanford Scholarship Winner Rachel Hsu The Margaret Rose Knight Sanford Scholarship is awarded to a female student who demonstrates particular promise in creative writing.This scholarship was established in recognition of the untiring efforts of Margaret Rose Knight Sanford on behalf of Duke University.You will need to complete this exercise in order for the DUS’s office to approve you for graduation with a major in English.On Sunday, May 12, 2019, at the p.m., the Duke English Department said good-bye to the Class of 2019 and honored them along with family and friends who filed into Reynolds Theater to celebrate with Duke’s graduating English majors as they received their degrees.2018 Award for Most Original Honors Thesis Winner Chloe Hooks “Syllabic Heirlooms” This award recognizes a senior student for writing the most original honors thesis.2018 Critical Essay Award Winner Catherine Ward “‘The silence often of pure innocence’: Rewriting the Galatea Moment in Talk to Her and The Winter’s Tale” The critical essay competition is open for essays written by any Duke undergraduate enrolled in an English department course.