2007-08

The Dominica and Frank Annese Fellowship in Graduate Studies

Martina Cucchiara, Dept. of History, “‘Bitter Times’: Catholic Sisters in Hitler’s Germany and Under Allied Occupation, 1933 to 1948”

The Paul G. Tobin Dissertation Fellowship

Michael Driessen, Dept. of Political Science, “Religion and Democratization in the Mediterranean”

Graduate Research and Travel Grants

Sara Bramsen (France and England), “Jean-Baptiste Regnault-Warin: Revolutionary, Royalist, or Opportunist?”

Eleonora Buonocore (Italy), “Orphism and Mental Illness: Alda Merini’s Poetry and Reception in Contemporary Italy”

Chris Chapman (England), “London Rare Books School: Bibliographic Method and Modern Literary Manuscripts”

William Dowdy (Hungary, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovenia), “At the Crossing of Cultures: Budapest, Vienna, Prague, and Ljubljana”

Matthew Eggemeier (Germany, Belgium) “Prophetic Apophasis: Levinas and Metz on Praxis, Subjectivity, and Theodicy”

Jennifer Juszkiewicz (United Kingdom) “The Iron Library: Analyzing the Transformation of the Victorian Institution”

Harry Karahalios (Italy), “Challenges and Dislocations of the Immigrant in Italy”

Jason Miller (UK), “Expression and Recognition in Hegel’s Aesthetics”

Melinda Nielsen (UK, Italy), “Boethius’s Autobiographical Aesthetic in European Literature”

James Regier (Germany), “In Search of the Religious Response to National Socialism”

Maria Rogacheva (United States), “Consent and Coersion in the Soviet Union: In Search of New Perspective”

Thomas Stroka (Italy), “Sacred Space Coming to Life: The Sicilian Cities of Siracusa, Agrigento and Selinunte”

Brandon Vaidyanathan (Italy), The Rimini Meeting: A New Form of Religious Engagement in the Modern World?"

Jessica Weaver (UK), Reforming the Raj: Florence Nightingale’s Biomedical Liberalism in British India"

Graduate Initiative Grants

Paul Avery (United States), Research: Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library at Princeton University

Gretchen Busl (Wales, UK), to present a paper on Primo Levi at the conference on “Trauma and the Sublime” at Swansea University.

Christopher J. Lane (Switzerland), Research: Institute for Reformation History in Geneva

Keri Matwick and Kelsi Matwick (Spain), Research in Toldeo, Spain.

Sheila Nowinski (Belgium), International Summer School on Religion, Culture, and Society at the Catholic University of Leuven.

Richard Oosterhoff (United Kingdom), Research: Bodleian’s archives on Natural Philosophy

Grant Saller (Italy) to attend the Tuscan Classical Academy through the ND School of Archecture.

Jacquilyn Weeks to conduct research in Melbourne (Australia).

Graduate Student Advanced Language Training Grants

Joshua M. Bandoch (France), Alliance Française Institute in Paris

Melissa Dinsman (Germany), Goethe Institute in Bonn

Andrew Z. Hansen (United States), German Script Course: Moravian Church Archives in Bethelehem, PA.

Stephen Morgan (Germany) Goethe Institute in Freiburg

Graduate Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Sevda Arslan

In December, Sevda Arslan, a Ph.D. candidate in anthropology, traveled to learn more about the Zazaki community. in Germany  In April, she will present some preliminary findings at the Chicago Ethnography Conference.  
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