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Alumni Association Dissertation Award

The Department of French and Francophone Studies would like to congratulate Sophia Fortune (Khadraoui) for winning the prestigious Alumni Association Dissertation Award for her recently defended doctoral dissertation "Mémoires sculptées: Commémorer l'abolition de l'esclavage en France métropolitaine à travers le monument, 1998-2012".

The Department of French and Francophone Studies would like to congratulate Sophia Fortune (Khadraoui) for winning the prestigious Alumni Association Dissertation Award for her recently defended doctoral dissertation "Mémoires sculptées: Commémorer l'abolition de l'esclavage en France métropolitaine à travers le monument, 1998-2012". This award is considered to be among the most prestigious available to Penn State graduate students and recognizes outstanding achievement in scholarship and professional accomplishment. Fortune was honored at a special recognition dinner on April 5th as well as the College of the Liberal Arts Awards Luncheon at the Nittany Lion Inn on April 9th, 2014.