David Foster Wallace Memorial Fund

The purpose of the David Foster Wallace Memorial Restricted Fund is to support activities of the Department of English by sponsoring the Wallace Memorial Reading Series, which will bring well-known authors to campus to present a public reading of their work and to interact with students & faculty. It will also support activities of the Dept. of English by sponsoring the David Foster Wallace Award. This award will honor a graduate or undergraduate student whose writing engages its subject from an original, committed, and humane perspective.

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