J1445

Honoring Professor Erin Courtney upon the occasion of her designation as a recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship Award

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  • 24 / Apr / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 30 / Apr / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 30 / Apr / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J1445


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Professor Erin Courtney upon the occa-
sion of her designation as a recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship
Award

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to take note of and
publicly acknowledge individuals who have distinguished themselves
through their exemplary careers, accomplishments, and purposeful lives
of service to their community and their profession; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Professor Erin Courtney upon the occasion of her designation as a recip-
ient of the Guggenheim Fellowship Award; and
WHEREAS, A Lecturer in English at Brooklyn College, Erin Courtney was
one of three Brooklyn College professors who were among 175 winners
chosen from nearly 3,000 American and Canadian contenders from the arts,
sciences and humanities; she along with the other two faculty members
are from Brooklyn College's Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
program; and
WHEREAS, Professor Erin Courtney, a Park Slope resident, who won a
2012 Obie award for her play "A Map of Virtue", will work on a play
called "Lucky Day" about residents of a fictional town near the real-
life ghost town of Bodie, California, who have all had someone close to
them die; and
WHEREAS, A graduate of the San Francisco Art Institute and Brooklyn
College in art and playwriting respectively, Professor Erin Courtney is
a part of several creative works, including "Black Cat Lost", "Kaspar
Hauser: A Foundling's Opera", and "The Great Recession"; and
WHEREAS, It is the custom of this Legislative Body that individuals
who distinguish themselves in their profession, dedicating themselves to
its enhancement and leading it in new directions, are an asset beyond
remuneration and cannot be sufficiently extolled; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Professor Erin Courtney upon the occasion of her designation as a
recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship Award; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Professor Erin Courtney.

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