Award: Fulbright Irish Student Award
University: Trinity College Dublin
Ms Lola Boorman is a doctoral candidate at the University of York. She received her B.A in English Studies from TCD, and an MPhil in American Literature from the University of Cambridge. Her current research focuses on the use and representation of grammar in modern and contemporary American literature. As a Fulbright Student to Stanford University, she will conduct archival research into the institutional contexts of her project, in particular the development of grammar instruction and the teaching of writing in American universities from the 19th century to the 1990s.