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Proquest/RSAP Award to Ryan Cordell

Cordell_RyanThe department congratulates Professor Ryan Cordell, whose article “‘Taken Possession of’: The Reprinting and Reauthorship of Hawthorne’s ‘Celestial Railroad’ in the Antebellum Religious Press,” is the winner of the 2013 ProQuest/RSAP award.  The awards committee commented on the article’s “stunningly lucid prose” and Professor Cordell’s innovative use of digital collation tools.  You can read the article and more about Professor Cordell’s Hawthorne project  here.