The Emilia Ferrara Thesis Award recognizes the two students whose theses the English Honors Committee deems most outstanding. Honorees receive their medals and a check at the Department of English Commencement Reception in the spring, and a notation for each recipient appears in the College's Tropaia Program.
2017 Award Winners
Gaming Genre: Towards a Systems-View of Genre in the Modern Video Game
2016 English Honors Thesis Award Winners
Enter Religion, Stage Left: The Female Character's Onstage Development in Early Modern England and Spain
The Secret Gardens of the Self: The Treatment of Bodies in William Carlos Williams and Poetic Responses
The Seas In Between