news & notes 2016-2017 Taft Dissertation Fellow Anwar Mhajne has recently been featured in the Student Spotlight. To see the feature, click on this sentence. Congratulations to Assistant Professor Matthew Kraus on the publication of "Jewish, Christian, and Classical Exegetical Traditions in Jerome’s Translation of the Book of Exodus: Translation Technique and the Vulgate" (Brill, 2017). Graduate School Dean’s Fellow Stephanie Alcantar, of romance languages and literatures, is featured in the recent Student Spotlight from the Graduate School. Her dissertation, titled “Redefining the Limits of Language and Representation. A Semiotic Study of the Use of the Mathematical Concepts Infinity, Center, and Limit in Literature,” combines her interests as a poet and mathematician. To read more, visit the feature here. Congratulations to Erika Gasser, who just published "Vexed with Devils: Manhood and Witchcraft in Old and New England," with NYU Press (July 2017).