If present, follow the highlighted links to read reports
on the Princeton research provided by the fellows.
Unless otherwise noted, these grants have been funded by the Friends of the Princeton University Library.
2005-2006 Princeton University Library Research Grants
Winners and their topics
· James Brophy (Associate Professor of History, University of Delaware, Newark), "Popular Culture and the Public Sphere in the Rhineland, 1800-1850."
·Michelle Chase (Graduate student in Latin American History, New York University), "Changes in Popular Consciousness during the Cuban Revolution: 1959-1962."
· Brooke Conti (Graduate student in English Literature, Yale University), "Revision as Autobiography: Sir Thomas Browne's 'Corrected' Religio Medici."
· Rainer Kattel (Professor of Public Administration, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia), "Development and Globalization: Ragnar Nurkse's Contribution to Development Economics."
· Michael Lee (Graduate student in History, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana), "Biblical Interpretation in Early America."
· Thomas Lippman (Adjunct Scholar, Middle East Institute, Washington, D.C.), "Arabian Knight: William A. Eddy and the Roots of American Entanglement in the Middle East."
· Fiona Mackintosh (Lecturer in Hispanic Studies, University of Edinburgh), "An Analysis of the Argentine Poet Alejandra Pizarnik's 'palais du vocabulaire' through her Notebooks, Diaries and Manuscripts."
· Eleanor McConnell (Graduate student in American Studies, University of Iowa), "Economic Citizenship in Revolutionary New Jersey, 1763-1820."
·Thomas Nimick (Associate Professor of History, U.S. Military Academy at West Point), "Handbooks for Officials in the Ming Dynasty."
·Joseph Ortiz (Fellow of the Society for the Humanities, Cornell University), "The World Won't Mind: The Literary Career of Gordon Merrick, 1930-1988."
·Nicholas Smith (Free-lance scholar, England), "Women's Poetical Commonplace Books and 18th century Manuscript Culture."
· Whitney Strub (Graduate student in History, University of California, Los Angeles), "Utterly Without Redeeming Social Value: Reactions to Obscenity and Pornography in the Postwar United States."Princeton University Council of the Humanities Grant:
·Khaled El-Rouayheb (Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Cambridge University, England), "The History of Arabic Logic in the Post-Classical Period (1350-1800)."Cotsen Children's Library Grants:
· Valentina Boretti (Graduate student in History, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London), "Playing for Keeps: Toys and Identity Construction in China, 1895-1975."
·Bryn Varley Hollenbeck (Graduate student in History, University of Delaware, Newark), "Illustrating Difference: Racial Variations of the Home Found in 20th century Children's Books."
·Debra Mitts-Smith (Graduate student in Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne), "A Knock on the Door, a Gleam in the Eye: Imaging the Wolf in Western European Fables and Tales."
·Stephanie Olsen (Graduate student in History, McGill University), "Raising Fathers, Raising Boys: The High Stakes of Education and Enculturation, 1880-1914."
· David Stoker (Professor of Information Studies, University of Wales Aberystwyth), "A Bibliographical Investigation into Works Attributed to Lady Eleanor Fenn."Hellenic Studies Grants:
· Eleftheria Arapoglou (Graduate student in American Literature and Culture, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), "The Novels of Demetra Vaka Brown as a Case Study for Women's Imperial Positionings at the Turn of the Century."
·Ioannis Papadopoulos (Graduate student in History and Political Science at Panteion University in Athens), "The Emigration from Ottoman Asia Minor and Thrace to the United States of America from the Beginning of the 19th century to 1929."