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Winbury Essay Award Winners

Published February 28, 2017

The Department of Art History is pleased to announce that Melissa Maichele and Emily Thames have been selected by their peers as the 2017 winners of the I. N. Winbury Award.  The award, which includes a $200 stipend for book purchases, is presented annually by the graduate students in the department to one MA student and one PhD student.  The selections were made from academic papers submitted for consideration.

MA: Melissa Maichele, “Orichas: Living Gods and Pen and Ink Altars in the Work of Alberto del Pozo.”
PhD: Emily Thames, “Indigenous Agency, Colonial Literacy, and the Oztoticpac Lands Map of Texcoco, 1540.”

Congratulations to Melissa and Emily for being recognized for the high caliber of their research and writing.

Melissa Maichele & Emily Thames, Winbury Award Winners