GSWS Awards Phyllis Rackin Fellowships!

May 18, 2013

It gives the GSWS Program and the Alice Paul Center great pleasure to announce the recipients of the 2013 Phyllis Rackin Fellowship.


  • Sara Mourad, Communications: "Screening Deviance: Between Reticence and Spetacle
  • Caroline Weist, German: "In the Flesh: Sexuality and the Prosthesis in the Homeland"


The Phyllis Rackin Fellowship was created in honor of Phyllis Rackin, a pioneering feminist scholar and former faculty member in the English Department here at Penn. The fellowship will provide up to $4,000 in research or travel funding to a graduate student in the School of Arts and Sciences whose research creates or promotes new scholarship on women, gender, and/or sexuality in the humanities.