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Carey Eckhardt appointed as the inaugural holder of the Mary Jean and Frank P. Smeal Chair in Literary Theory and Comparative Criticism

by Kim Keller — Posted Jan 13, 2017 10:11 AM

Congratulations to Carey Eckhardt for being appointed as the inaugural holder of the Mary Jean and Frank P. Smeal Chair in Literary Theory and Comparative Criticism. The chair will recognize and support a senior literary scholar in Comparative Literature or English.

From Bob Edwards and Mark Morrisson: "We are pleased to have this opportunity to recognize Carey's many contributions to our two departments and her scholarship on Chaucer, Arthurian literature, comedy, romance, the medieval commentary tradition, textual scholarship, and theories of world literature