Advancing the Humanities

The College of Arts and Letters | August 18, 2015 

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Two faculty members from Notre Dame’s College of Arts and Letters have won fellowships this year from the American Council of Learned Societies.

John P. Welle, a professor of Italian in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures and concurrent professor in the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre, was awarded the fellowship to complete his book, The Poet and the Diva: Print Media from the Golden Age of Italian Silent Film.
 
Eileen Hunt Botting an associate professor in the Department of Political Science, received the award to support her book project, Frankenstein and the Question of Human Development.
 
The ACLS awarded 70 fellowships from a pool of more than 1,000 applicants.

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