CMLT Essay Contest Winner Announcement

May 12, 2015

The Program in Comparative Literature is pleased to announce the winner of the fourth annual CMLT Essay Contest. Niloo Sarabi, whose work focuses on gender in Iranian literature, wrote the winning essay: "Contemporary Iranian Cinema at the Intersection of Arts and Politics: Granaz Moussavi's Aesthetic and Political Vision in My Tehran for Sale," under the guidance of Dr. Oliver Gaycken.

The CMLT Essay Contest was established to recognize excellence in graduate student writing about literatures in multiple languages. The award is open to graduate students in Comparative Literature, SLLC, and English. The essay must have been produced for a class or publication during either the 2013-2014 or 2014-2015 academic year.

The essay can be read at the following link: https://www.english.umd.edu/academics/cmlt/funding/cmlt-prize/essay-winners

Congratulations to Ms. Sarabi!