Recipients of HRC Research Grants for 2016-2017

Congratulations to the 2016 – 2017 recipients of the Humanities Research Center Grants:


Kathleen Chapman, Art History

Animal Worlds in German Modern Art and Empire

Gloria I-Ling Chien, School of World Studies
The Adaptation of Tibetan Lojong Teachings in Cognitively-Based Compassion Training

G. Antonio Espinoza, History
Apostles of Civilization and Mothers of Good Manners:  The Male and Female Primary-School Teachers of Lima, 1821-c.1921

Richard Fine, English
The Media and the Military in World War II:  The New York Times Archives

Robert Godwin-Jones, School of World Studies
Grimm Tales Reserviced

Meredith Katz, Sociology
The Student Anti-sweatshop Movement:  Identity, Networks, and Action

Bernard K. Means, School of World Studies
Himalayan Heritage in Danger:  Can Digital Humanities Save the Cultural Heritage of Uttarakhand, India?

William W. Newmann, Political Science
Presidential Policy Making in Foreign Policy:  Managing China Policy

Terry Oggel, English
Paine’s Twain:  Albert Bigelow Paine and Mark Twain’s Legacy

Gregory Smithers, History
Native Waters:  An Indigenous Environmental History

Oliver C. Speck, School of World Studies
Deadly Devices:  the Point-of-view-shot in Games, Sports and Combat

Rivka Swenson, English
Seeing Women

Mayda Topoushian, School of World Studies
Marginalized Minorities in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA)

Faedah M. Totah, Political Science
Palestinians in the Old City of Damascus

David Weinfeld, School of World Studies
Stella Counselbaum:  A Portrait of Civil Rights Activism Through Friendship