Recipients

Barnard Department of English Awards

Each year, the English Department awards named prizes to a few English majors in recognition of their scholarship and accomplishments.  The prizes requiring writing submissions are open to those not majoring in English as well.

Recipients of the 2014 Departmental Awards:


The ESTELLE M. ALLISON PRIZE
For excellence in literature
Winner: Zoe Camp

The ES CARRIGAN PRIZE
For graduate work in English
Winner: Gwen Fishel

The W. CABELL GREET PRIZE
To a major for excellence in English
Winners: Liana Gergely and Aliza Goldberg

The WILLIAM HALLER PRIZE
Awarded annually by the Barnard English Department to a graduating senior for excellence in the study of English Literature
Winner: Samantha Moffett

The SAINT AGATHA-MURIEL BOWDEN MEMORIAL PRIZE
For superior proficiency in the study of Chaucer and Medieval literature
Winner: Madeline Pantalena

The STAINS-BERLE MEMORIAL PRIZE IN ANGLO-SAXON
For excellence in Anglo-Saxon language and literature
Winner: Verity Walsh

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Writing Prizes


The DORIS E. FLEISCHMAN PRIZE
For the student at Barnard judged by the Faculty of the English Department to have written the best short piece, fiction or non-fiction
Winner: Beatrice Helman

The AMY LOVEMAN MEMORIAL FUND PRIZE
For the best original poem by a Barnard undergraduate
Winner: Rachel Susser

The LENORE MARSHALL BARNARD PRIZES
In prose and poetry

  • Prose winnes: J. Zoe Camp and Aliza Goldberg
  • Poetry winners: Eva Schach and Christina Ellsberg

The SIDNEY MINER POETRY PRIZE
To the senior major who has shown distinction in the reading, writing, & study of poetry
Winner: Madeline Pantalena

The HELEN PRINCE MEMORIAL PRIZE
For excellence in dramatic composition
Winners: None given in 2014

The HOWARD M. TEICHMANN WRITING PRIZE
To a graduating senior for work distinguished in its originality of concept and excellence of execution
Winners:

Kassandra Mendes
Aliza Goldberg
Cleo Levin
Beatrice Helman

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Based on Submissions

Awarded by Outside Judges:

The PETER S. PRESCOTT PRIZE FOR PROSE WRITING
For a work of prose fiction which gives the greatest evidence of creative imagination and sustained ability

  • 1st place winner: Carmen Ren and Lily Fishman
  • 2nd place winner: Emma Arett
  • 3rd place winners: Cleo Levin and Soyeon Kim
  • Honorable mention: Kassandra Mendes

The HELENE SEARCY PULS PRIZE
For the best poem in an annual student competition
Winners:

  • First: Sasha Henriques and Annie Diamond
  • Second place: Anne-Sophie Mortensen
  • Third Place: Eva Schach and Rachel Susser
  • Honorable mention: Amelia Pitcherella

Judged by Departmental Committee

The BURNS SOCIETY PRIZE
To the student who writes the best paper on a topic related to the poetry of the 18th-century Scottish poet Robert Burns
Winner: None given in 2014

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