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.
2008-2009 Princeton University Library Research Grants
Winners and their topics
·Audrey Adamczak (Université de Paris-Sorbonne): "Portraits of the 'Grand Siècle': Seventeenth Century Prints by Robert Nanteuil in Princeton Universtiy Library" • Funded by the Davies Project
·Michele Alacevich (University of Palermo): "Visualizing Uncertainties: Albert O. Hirschman and the World Bank"
·Sarah Bridger (graduate student, Columbia University): "Scientists and the Ethics of U.S. Weapons Research, 1957-1991"
·Corey Brooks (graduate student, University of California, Berkeley): "Building an Antislavery House: Political Abolitionists and Congress, 1835-1861"
·Davide Ceriani (graduate student, Harvard University): "The Otto Kahn Papers: A Unique Source About the Dissemination of Modern Italian Opera in New York City" • Funded by the Humanities Council
·Lucille Chia ( University of Calfornia, Riverside): "Study of the history of the Chinese books using Buddhist imprints" • Funded by the East Asian Program
·Constantin Chira-Pascanut (graduate student, University of Victoria [British Columbia]): "The European Coal and Steel Community: A 'European New Deal?'" • Funded by the Mudd Library
·David Greenspoon (graduate student, Pennsylvania State University): "Children's Mite: Juvenile Philanthropy in America, 1815-1865" • Funded by the Cotsen Children's Library
·Mathieu Grenet (graduate student, European University Institute [Florence]):"The Greek Communities in Venice, Livorno and Marseilles, c.1770--c.1830: A Comparative Study" • Funded by Hellenic Studies
·Giuseppe Guazzelli (independent scholar): "Numismatic Evidence in Cesare Baronio's Annales Ecclesiastici: His Relationship with Late 16th Century Numismatics "
·Victoria Houseman (University of Wisconsin, River Falls): "Edith Hamilton: An American Classicist"
·Paul Kershaw (graduate student, New York University):"Negotiating a New Economic Development Model in Mexico, 1976-1991"
·Barbara Lauriat (graduate student, Oxford University): "A History of the 1878 Royal Commission on Copyright" • Funded by the Davies Project
·Peter Mackridge (Oxford University): "Catalogue of the Kay Cicellis Papers" • Funded by Hellenic Studies
·Elias Muhanna (graduate student, Harvard University): "Oceans of Knowledge: Empire and Encyclopedism in the Mamluk Period"
·Margaret Wee-SiangNg (graduate student, McGill University): "Childbirth in Late Imperial China: Medical Texts and Social Realities"
·Bilal Orfali (graduate student, Yale University): "Abū Mansur al-Tha ālibi: The Anthologist and Critic"
·Emer O'Sullivan (Leuphana Universität [Lüneburg,Germany]): "The Construction of national identity in ABC books and picture-books from the 19th century to the present"• Funded by the Cotsen Children's Library
·Rigas Raftopoulos (graduate student, University of Roma "La Sapienza") "The Greek Resistance Movements in Italy during the Colonel's Dictatorship (1967 - 74)" • Funded by Hellenic Studies
·Mark Rice (graduate student, State University of New York, Stony Brook): "Campaigning Against the Past: The Legacy of the Popular Unity and the 1988 Chilean Plebiscite "
·Adam Shapiro (University of British Columbia): "The Evolution of Biblical Literalism"
·Kristen Shedd (University of California, Santa Barbara):"Religion, Communism, and the Religiously Unorthodox in Cold War America"
·Yolanda Theunissen (University of Southern Maine):"Pictorial Maps and Views in Children's Literature" • Funded by the Cotsen Children's Library
·Andrea Turpin (graduate student, Notre Dame University):"Religion and Gender in the American Academy, 1833-1910" • Jointly funded by the Friends and the the Davies Project