Anne Mallory, an assistant professor of English, won the 40th annual William Riley Parker Prize for an outstanding article published in PMLA, the Modern Language Association’s journal of literary scholarship.
Her article “Burke, Boredom, and the Theater of Counterrevolution” appeared in the March 2003 issue of PMLA. Mallory received a $500 check and a certificate.
The largest and one of the oldest American learned societies in the humanities, the MLS promotes the advancement of literary and linguistic studies. The 30,000 members come from all 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as from Canada, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa.
PMLA, the flagship journal of the association, has published distinguished scholarly articles for more than 100 years. Approximately 9,500 members of the MLA attend the association’s annual convention each December. The MLA is a constituent of the American Council of Learned Societies and the International Federation for Modern Languages and Literatures.