Pamela Clemit receives prestigious award
Mansfield College Alumna, Professor Pamela Clemit receives Distinguished Scholar Award by the Keats-Shelley Association of America.
Since 1981, the Keats-Shelley Association of America has conferred an annual Distinguished Scholar Award to honour career-long excellence in literary scholarship devoted to the writers of the Romantic period.
Pamela Clemit, Mansfield College Alumna, Professor of English at Queen Mary University of London, and Supernumerary Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford, was presented with this highly prestigious award for 2016 at the 132nd Annual MLA Convention in Philadelphia on 7 January 2017. She is the fifth British scholar to receive this award.
The award recognized Professor Clemit’s outstanding contribution to study of the writings of the Godwin/Shelley family. Her current principal project is the Oxford University Press edition of The Letters of William Godwin, 6 vols. in progress. Volume I: 1778-1797 (2011) and Volume II: 1798-1805, both edited by her, have been critically acclaimed, and she is General Editor of the series. A full list of her publications may be found here: http://www.sed.qmul.ac.uk/staff/clemitp.html
The Keats-Shelley Association of America emerged from a coalition of scholars, critics, bibliophiles, editors, students, teachers – all engaged with the brilliant accomplishments of Keats, Shelley, and their associates. Previous recipients of the award include Neil Fraistat, Kenneth R. Johnston, Marjorie Levinson, Morton D. Paley, and Christopher Ricks.