Amal Eqeiq (Ph.D. student) has been awarded the Arts and Sciences Graduate Medal for 2012-2013. The award is given each year to the outstanding undergraduate student and graduate student in each division of the College of Arts and Sciences. She is currently finishing her dissertation which compares Palestinian literature in Israel and Mayan literature in Chiapas, Mexico as minority literatures. Amal will begin her teaching career as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature and Arabic at Williams College. Congratulations Amal!