Molly Hall wins coveted fellowship for dissertation on landscape representation in modernist literature

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KINGSTON, R.I. – July 11, 2019 – Molly Volanth Hall, a University of Rhode Island doctoral candidate in English, has won a coveted Mellon-CES Dissertation Completion Fellowship in European Studies for her study exploring landscape representation in modernist literature of World War I.

The Council for European Studies (CES) awards about 10 of the competitive fellowships annually from a pool of 150 to 200 applicants. This year’s recipients represent such schools as Princeton, Cornell, Duke, Georgetown, and the University of Chicago, along with URI. Funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the fellowship includes a $27,500 stipend, helping to support advanced graduate students in humanities in their final year of writing their Ph.D. dissertation.  Read More…