Comparative Literature alumna Irene Siegel (PhD 2009) has received Honorable Mention in the competition for the 54th annual William Riley Parker Prize from the Modern Language Association. Review of her article “A Judeo-Arab-Muslim Continuum: Edmond Amram El Maleh’s Poetics of Fragments” stated “Siegel’s piece offers us a deft way to read the fragments and shards characteristic of modern fiction, as well as other forms of diasporic affiliation.”