Jennifer Fabian, a senior Communications major, was awarded the D.A. Brown Award for Excellence in Writing in the Division II Core Literature Category for her paper entitled “Dismantling a Hero Trope: The Role of the Portrayal of War in Media and the Rhetoric of The Red Badge of Courage.”
Matthew Schlosser, a junior with majors in English and Political Science and International Affairs, was awarded the D.A. Brown Award for Excellence in Writing in the Upper Division Literature Category for his paper entitled “‘‘I’ do not assimilate it. ‘I’ expel it’: Bloody Abjection as a Rejection of Racial Borders in the Poetry of Johnson, Nagra, and Agbabi.”
The late D.A. Brown was a member of the English Department for many years. He was noted for his high standards, and on his retirement, a fund was established to recognize excellence in writing.