Congratulations to the Recent CMPL Phi Beta Kappa Inductees

The Department of English and Comparative Literature congratulates Sara Morris, Elizabeth Benninger, and Kelci Harris on their recent inductions into Phi Beta Kappa.  Morris, a double major in Spanish and Comparative Literature, was inducted into the prestigious organization in the Fall of 2011, shortly after receiving a grant from the university to pursue research for her honors thesis.  For Benninger, a Comparative Literature major, her induction into the society in the Spring of 2011 follows a series of undergraduate awards, which include the award for best Undergraduate Essay in Comparative Literature in the Fall of 2011 and a competitive scholarship to participate in the Carolina Southeast Asia Summer Program, which she received in the in the summer following her first year at UNC.  Former student Catherine Cappelari, a senior German and Comparative Literature major, was also inducted into the society in the Fall of 2010 as was Jody Smith, also a Comparative Literature major, in the Spring of 2011.