Gallo, Sanborn named Fulbright Scholars

Nov. 26, 2008, 9:27 a.m.

Princeton faculty members Rubén Gallo and Keith Sanborn have received Fulbright Scholar grants to conduct research abroad this year.

Gallo, an associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese languages and cultures and director of the Program in Latin American Studies, is lecturing and conducting research at the Sigmund Freud Museum in Vienna, Austria, for a project titled "Freud in Mexico: The Neuroses of Modernity." Gallo specializes in Latin American literature and culture.

Sanborn, a lecturer in visual arts and the Lewis Center for the Arts, is lecturing and pursuing research at Smolny College in St. Petersburg, Russia. The title of his project is "From Montage to Game Hacks and Beyond." Sanborn is a video artist who is interested in media critique.

Gallo and Sanborn are among the nearly 800 U.S. faculty and professionals lecturing or conducting research around the world through the Fulbright program this year. The grants are awarded to scholars on the basis of their academic or professional achievement and demonstrated leadership potential in their fields.