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California State University, Sacramento

Posted: April 13, 1999

English Professor Honored As CSUS Outstanding Scholar

Mark M. Hennelly, Jr., professor of English at California State University, Sacramento, has been chosen as the recipient of the University's 1998-99 Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award.

Hennelly will receive the award and deliver a lecture on "Framing the Gothic: From Pillar to Post-Structuralism" at 4 p.m., April 27 in the University Union Auditorium. Following the lecture, CSUS President Donald R. Gerth will host a reception in the University Union California Suite.

The Outstanding Scholarly Achievement Award is given each year to a CSUS faculty member who has, over many years, made significant contributions to a discipline through scholarly activity, creative/artistic endeavors, research and publication. Hennelly will be the 38th recipient of this award given by the Research and Creative Activity Subcommittee.

Hennelly has been on the faculty at CSUS since 1970 and currently serves as chair of the English department.

He has written more than 50 articles and critical reviews in refereed journals. Among his recent works are "Courtly Wild Men and Carnivalesque Pig Women in Dickens and Hardy," which appeared in the Dickens Studies Annual and "The 'Surveillance of Desiree': Freud, Foucault, and Villette," in Victorian Literature and Culture.


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