Winners of 2014 Porter and Field prizes announced

The winners of the Theron Rockwell Field Prize and the John Addison Porter Prize for 2014 were announced on Commencement day.

Field Prize

The Theron Rockwell Field Prize is awarded for a poetic, literary, or religious work by any Yale student. The prize was established in 1957 by Emilia R. Field in memory of her husband, who was a member of the Class of 1889.

This year’s graduate and professional student recipients are:

Andrew Kraebel ’14 Ph.D. (English language & literature) for “English Traditions of Biblical Criticism and Translation in the Later Middle Ages”

Lucy Kaufman ’14 Ph.D. (history) for “A People’s Reformation: Religion, Politics, and Society in the English Parish, 1560-1600”

This year’s undergraduate student recipients are:

Katherine Fein ’14 of Pierson College for “The Boundaries of Her World: Mary Welsh Hemingway at the Finca Vigia”

Arielle Stambler ’14 of Morse College for “An Epic Where Every Line is Erased: Adamic Poetics in Derek Walcott’s Omeros”

Porter Prize

The John Addison Porter Prize was established in 1872 by the Kingsley Trust Association — the Scroll and Key Society — in honor of Professor John Addison Porter. It is awarded for “a work of scholarship in any field where it is possible, through original effort, to gather and relate facts or principles or both and to make the product of general human interest.”

This year’s graduate and professional student recipients are:

Brian Jordan ’13 Ph.D. (history) for “Embattled Memories: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War”

Brendan Lim ’13 J.S.D. for “Crisis and the Canon: Australia’s Constitution after Whitlam”

This year’s undergraduate student recipients are:

Jenna Cook ’14 of Davenport College for “Constructing Kinship: Longing, Loss, and the Politics of Reunion in China”

Elizabeth Mattison ’14 of Jonathan Edwards College for “Constructing Past, Present, and Future: Monumental Narrative Sculpture at Amiens Cathedral in the Later Middle Ages”

Caitlin Radford ’14 of Pierson College for “A Pill for Every ‘Ill’: Eli Lilly’s Campaign to Pathologize Ordinary Problems of Living”