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UIUC graduate wins Dante Society of America Prize

11/27/2018  8:00 am

Asura Louise Osborne, a 2018 graduate of UIUC with a Minor in Italian, has won the Dante Society of America Prize for an undergraduate essay. Asura wrote her paper, “Time and Movement in Dante’s Comedy”, during the last academic year for ITAL 413, a class she took with Dr. Corey Flack. Since 1887 The Dante Society of America has presented annual prizes for the best student essays on a subject related to the life or works of Dante Alighieri. The Dante Prize of five hundred dollars ($500) is offered for the best essay submitted by an undergraduate enrolled in any college or university in the US, US territories, or Canada, or by anyone not enrolled as a graduate student who has received an undergraduate degree from a college or university in the US, US territories, or Canada within the past year. Visit the Dante Society website at: http://www.dantesociety.org/