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2010-2011 Princeton University Library Research Grants

Winners and their topics

·Meredith Bak (University of California, Santa Barbara):  "Perception and Playthings: Optical Toys as Instruments of Science and Culture." Funded by the Cotsen Children's Library

·Samuel Baker (Georgia Southern University):  "Fields of Contest: Race, Region, and College Football in the U.S. South, 1945-1975." Funded by the Mudd Manuscript Library

·Lily Chang (University of Oxford):  "On the Fringes of Society: Criminality and Social Deviance in Women and Juveniles in Wartime China, 1931-1945." Funded by the Cotsen Children's Library

·Maria Rita Corticelli (Independent Researcher):  "The Intellectual Journey of Antonio Benítez Rojo."

·Jim Davis (University of Warwick):  "Charles Mathews the Elder: A Critical Biography."

·Meghan Doherty (Columbia University):  "PEN International and the Creation of a Global Literary Realm, 1920-1970."

·James Ellison (Queen Mary, University of London):  "Ending the Special Relationship? The United States and Britain's European Destiny, 1947-1970." Funded by the Mudd Manuscript Library

·Imre Galambos (British Library):  "Pre-dynastic Chinese writing: Qing dynasty albums of seal impressions." Funded by the East Asian Studies Program

·Michael Hevel (The University of Iowa):  "'Betwixt Brewings': A History of College Students' Alcohol Use." Funded by the Mudd Manuscript Library

·Elizabeth Hoiem (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign):  "Creating Humans: Autonomy and Mechanism in British Pedagogy, 1760-1860." Funded by the Cotsen Children's Library

·Ellen Huang (University of California, Berkeley):  "China's china: Jingdezhen Porcelain and the Global Production of Art in the Nineteenth Century."

·Simon Humphries (Oxford University):  "The Contemporary Critical Reception of Christina Rossetti."

·Sandro Jung (Ghent University):  "Thomas Stothard, the Engraved Illustration of English Literature and the Royal Engagement Pocket Atlas, 1780-1825." Funded by Graphic Arts

·Geneviève Lafrance (Université du Québec à Montréal):  "Writing about Fear during the French Revolution, 1789-1799."

·Sara Lampert (University of Michigan):  "Women and the Making of the Nineteenth-Century Culture Industry: Performers, Critics, and Entrepreneurs."

·Martin McHugh (Loyola University New Orleans):  "A biography of Robert H. Dicke."

·Alexandra Moschovi (University of Sunderland):  "Redefining Greekness in Photographic Representations of Greece, c. 1920s-1970s: The cases of Alison Frantz and Nancy Crawshaw." Funded by the Hellenic Studies Program

·Jeremy Munday (University of Leeds):  "Identifying translator decision-making through textual revisions."

·Amy Offner (Columbia University):  "Anti-Poverty Programs, Social Conflict, and Economic Thought in Colombia and the United States, 1948-1980." Funded by the Mudd Manuscript Library

·Thierry Rigogne (Fordham University):  "The Creation of the French Café." Funded by the Council on the Humanities

·Meghan Rosing (Lehigh University):  "A Smaller and Still Smaller Circle: The Biographical Conversations of English Children's Literature." Funded by the Cotsen Children's Library

·Aliki Tsirgialou (Benaki Museum):  "19th Century photography in Greece: The case of Dimitrios Konstantinou." Funded by the Hellenic Studies Program


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