The Committee on Medieval Studies congratulates its 2016 undergraduate prize winners, Rivka Hyland '16 and Faye Zhang '17. Ms. Hyland (NELC) was awarded this year's Class of 1955/Robert T. Coolidge Thesis Prize for her thesis Direct Speech: In Search of a Common Idiom in Early Abbasid Christian and Islamic Theology. Ms. Zhang (English and VES) won this year's Medieval Studies Undergraduate Essay Prize for her paper “Mary Magdalene and the Stained Glass Ceiling." See here for the Harvard Gazette's recent profile of Ms. Hyland.
May 23, 2016