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romance languages and literatures

Academic Year 2014-2015: Prizes and Distinctions

AWARD RECIPIENTS

Andrés Bello Award: Juliette Fetcher
Offered by the Consul of Chile to a senior who has excelled in Spanish.

Wendy Berson Language Award: Natalie Lee
Given to a senior who has demonstrated excellence in the area of Romance Languages in general, but more specifically, to one with the ability to speak one or more of them with great expertise.

Princess Grace of Monaco Award: Sydney Alabaster
Offered by the Consul of Monaco, in conjunction with the Consul of Chile, to a senior who has excelled in French.

Tutto Italiano Award for Excellence in Italian: Michelle Tomassi
The Tutto Italiano Award for Excellence in Italian, offered by Emilio and Marilena Locilento, in honor of their parents Angelo and Maria for their love of education and free enterprise, given to an Italian major or minor.

Figurito Family Award for Scholarly Achievement in Italian: Michelle Principi
Presented in the name of Joseph Figurito, Professor of French and Italian at Boston College for half a century, for scholarly achievement in Italian.

RLL SENIOR HONORS THESES

Daniel Joseph Cattolica
"Alla ricerca dell’impegno: un’indagine sui gialli camilleriani e il mondo del Commissario Montalbano"
Advisor: Prof. Mattia Acetoso

Thomas Monaghan
"Alive and Well: Contextualizing Medical Pluralism in Guatemala"
Advisor: Prof. David Stuart (Univ. of Texas/Austin)

Michelle Principi
“Eh, via, sì, sono pazzo!”: Rappresentazioni teatrali e cinematografiche della follia in Enrico IV
Advisor: Prof. Laurie Shepard

Michelle Tomassi
Title: "From Alter Ego to Alter Locus: The Foundations of Italian and American Auteur Cinema"
Advisor: Prof. Mattia Acetoso

FRENCH BOOK AWARDS

Doyle Calhoun, Quinn Coughlin, Mark Hebert, Jessica Kraker, Nathalie Lee, Rachel Mills, Helene Snyder

ITALIAN BOOK AWARDS

Andrew Lizon, Katherine Wullert

HISPANIC STUDIES BOOK AWARDS

Mario Borges, Justin Brown, Leslie Carandang, Jonathan Charlton, William Flaut, Charles Groome, Isaac Holtermann, John Knowles, Kevin McGann, Thomas Monaghan, Kayla Mortello, Michaela Murray, Russell Simons, Emily Papazian, Emily Papazian, Chandler Scoco, Sacha Ramjit, Rachel Vasilyev

SOPHOMORE SCHOLARS

Angel Jiang (Hispanic Studies/Chemistry)

Emily Murphy (French/Political Science)

Daniel Perea-Kane (French)

Ambrey Rice (French/Communication)

DEAN’S SCHOLARS

Doyle Calhoun (French/Linguistics)

Danielle Nista (French/History)

Emily Papazian (Hispanic Studies/Biology)

PHI BETA KAPPA

Students Nominated in 2015

Sydney Alabaster

David Cattolica

Michelle Prinicipi

Sacha Ramjit

Doyle Calhoun

Danielle Nista