Dr. Albert Labriola, acting dean of the McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts, received the Irene Samuel Memorial Award of the Milton Society of America at the annual convention of the Modern Language Association for co-editing and contributing to Milton in the Age of Fish (Duquesne University Press, 2006). The award recognizes the most distinguished multi-author collection on Milton. This is Labriola’s fourth Samuel Milton Award and the first for a volume from Duquesne University Press.
Labriola also has contributed five essays to multi-author collections. The Bible and Iconography will be published in Oxford Reception History of the Bible (Oxford University Press, 2008); Style, Prosody, and Wit in John Donne’s Poetry is included in Oxford Handbook for Donne Studies (Oxford University Press, 2008); Milton and His Contemporaries is part of Milton in Context, Trends in 17th Century Critical Studies will appear in Perspectives on 17th Century English Literature (Continuum Press, 2008), and Theology in Milton’s Shorter Poems is included in Teaching the Shorter Poetry and Prose of John Milton (MLA Publications, 2007).