English’s Matthew Wynn Sivils awarded research fellowship

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The Council of the American Antiquarian Society has awarded Matthew Wynn Sivils a Justin G. Schiller Fellowship. The award to Sivils, assistant professor of English, will support his study of environmental literature for a book project entitled, The Rise of American Environmental Literature, 1782–1847. The fellowship will allow Sivils to spend one month in residence at the American Antiquarian Society in Worcester, Mass., where he will take advantage of the Society’s archives of literary and historical materials. More