Student Successes

Melissa Smith has had her paper At Home and Abroad: Éowyn’s Two-fold Figuring as War Bride in The Lord of the Rings” accepted for publication in Mythlore. This paper was written for my course “Tolkien: The Myth and Epic of Middle-Earth” at the University of Rochester in the Spring of 2006.

Matthew Gryder had his essay “An Ode to Mrs. E” published in the 2006-07 issue of The Citadel’s Gold Star Journal. This paper was written for my English 101 course at The Citadel in the Fall of 2007.

Joshua Reed won the 2006 University of Rochester College Writing Center Colloquium for his paper “Social Criticism and Music in Brave New World.” This paper was written for my course “The Other Side of the Hill: Four Thousand Years of Utopian and Dystopian Visions” at the University of Rochester.

Laura Cantone had her paper “Fairy Stories: A Psychological Examination of the Dual Audiences for Fantasy Literature” published in the University of Rochester’s Journal for Undergraduate Research 2 (2003). This paper was written for my course “Tolkien, Crichton, and Godwin: Medievalism and the (Re)imagining of the Middle Ages” at the University of Rochester.

Congratulations to all! More coming, too, I hope…

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