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Wenthe named co-winner of international competition

Mark Wenthe, a part-time linguistics instructor in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences’ classics department, was co-winner of an international competition for the best dissertation in 2013 from the Society of Indo-European Studies (Indogermanische Gesellschaft).

Wenthe’s dissertation, “Issues in the Placement of Enclitic Personal Pronouns in the Rigveda,” was among the four canonical sacred texts of Hinduism known as the Vedas. Wenthe shared the award with Konstantinos Sampanis from the University of Salzburg in Austria. Wenth’s dissertation will be published in Reichert Verlag Wiesbaden.