Congratulations to the 2013-14 Graduate Center for Literary Research fellowship recipients:
Jeffrey Bellomi holds his Bachelor of Arts in Literature from UC Santa Cruz, and completed his Master of Arts degree in Comparative Literature, with a Certificate in Critical Theory, at CU Boulder in Spring 2013. For his doctoral project he plans to combine media studies, philosophy, and literature. His languages include French and German.
David Hur holds his BA in English from Rutgers University and his MA in East Asian Language and Literature, Korean, from the University of Hawai’i, Manoa. His languages include Korean and Chinese. He is interested in transpacific and Asian American literature, and poetry. He plans on pursuing the interdisciplinary emphases of East Asian Studies and Translation Studies. He has studied in Korea and Taiwan, and also studied poetry and writing.
Deepti Menon holds her Bachelor degree in French, Italian, and Classical Civilization from UC Davis and is completing her Master of Arts in Classics at the University of Vermont; she has gained advanced fluency in Latin, Greek and French, and has native competency in both Italian and English. She is interested in studying feminine communication in classical theater. While her research has focused on Roman comedy, she also plans to study issues of women's voices in early Renaissance France and Italy. She will pursue her doctoral work in Comparative Literature, with a concentration in French and Francophone Studies, and will add the doctoral emphases in Translation Studies and Applied Linguistics.