Engle Honored for Publication on Civil War
Dr. Stephen Engle was honored recently at the 55th Annual Barondess/Lincoln Award ceremony in Manhattan for his recent publication, Gathering to Save a Nation: Lincoln & the Union’s War Governors. Engle’s work examines nation-state politics during the Civil War and argues that during a period of immense conflict, the Union and the federal system prevailed because the alliance between Lincoln and his loyal governors reinforced the cooperative nature of our political culture. Past recipients of this award include Doris Kearns Goodwin, David Donald, Harold Holzer, William Saphire, Tony Kushner, and Eric Foner.
Charbonneau Publishes First Book-Length Study, Projecting Race
Dr. Stephen Charbonneau, Associate Director of the School of Communication and Multimedia Studies, published his first book-length study, entitled Projecting Race: Postwar America, Civil Rights, and Documentary Film, in the Spring of 2016 with Wallflower Press. Dr. Charbonneau has been teaching film and media studies, with a main emphasis in documentary film and theory, at FAU as an Associate Professor since Fall 2007, and he started his position as Associate Director in 2015. Projecting Race inspects documentary filmmaking in the postwar era, and pays particular attention to the way these documentaries deal with race. READ MORE
Martin Receives Award for Article on Edmund Spenser and Jacques Lacan
Dr. Tom Martin, associate professor in FAU’s English department, has been awarded the Beverly Rogers Literary Essay Award for his co-written article, “’All for Love, and Nothing for Reward’: Psyche from Spenser to Lacan, and the Loss of Critical Values.” The article stems from a larger work that he co-authored with Duke Pesta, entitled The Renaissance and the Postmodern (Routledge Press, 2016).
The Beverly Rogers Literary Award is the highest award given by the esteemed Ben Jonson Journal, a peer-reviewed twice-a-year review dedicated to works featuring Ben Jonson and his surrounding culture. The journal awards one Beverly Rogers Award per publication, and the recipient is honored with the sum of $1,000. READ MORE