2013-14

The Paul G. Tobin Dissertation Fellowship

Laura Bland (United States), “Unfriendly Skies: Superstition and Science in the Spanish and English Empires”
Bretton Rodriguez (United States), “Narratives of Power: Writing the Past in Medieval Iberia”

The Dominica and Frank Annese Fellowship in Graduate Studies

Anna Larsen (United States), “Envisioning Devotion: Word, Image, and Epistemology in Thirteenth-Century England”
Belen Vicens (United States), “The Vidal Mayor: Law, Religion, and Society in Late Medieval Aragon”

The Snider Family Endowment for Excellence in European Studies

James Tussing (Germany), “Dissertation Research in Germany”

The Katie Murphy McMahon Grant for Russian and East-Central European Studies

Monica Bykowski (Russia), “The Social Transformation of the Peasantry in Imperial Russia”

Herrly Business Internship

Kathleen Allare (France), “Herrly Business Internship”

Graduate Travel and Research Grants

Rachel Banke (England), “Building a British Empire: Imerpial Identity and Governance after the Seven Years’ War”
Brandon Cook (France), “Gothic Aesthetics: Studies on Style in Thirteenth-Century France”
Anna de Bakker (Spain), “The Sequences of Las Huelgas: Situating a Medieval Convent’s Music Collection”
Maria Giulia Genghini (Italy), “Classical traditions and the Andes: the Jesuit perspective between Europe and the new world”
Janice Gunther (Spain), “Spanish Humanism, Natural History, and European Intellectual Networks”
Megan Hall (England), “Learning and Literacy Outside the Convent: Early Middle English Women Lay Readers and the Ancrene Wisse”
Erin Kraus (United States; Ireland; England), “Slavery, Freedom, and the Age of Atlantic Revolutions: Emigres and Refusgees in the Early American Republic”
Brian Long (Scotland; England), “Constantine the African’s ‘Viaticum’ and its British Manuscripts”
Bry Martin (England), “The Power and the Country: The Ashley Cooper Family, 1621-1885”
Nathaniel Myers (United States), “Death Matters: Affect, Lyric and Poetic Efficacy in Twentieth-Century British and Irish Elegy”
Robert Palermo (Spain), “The Transnationalization of Mexico’s Catholic Right: Secularization, Modernity and Church-State Conflict, 1930-1939”
Samuel Rostad (England), “Monks and Society – primary source on monastic preaching and attendance at the 2014 International Medieval Congress, Leeds”
Rene Salas (Italy), “Palermo Summer Program”
Kathryn Sawyer (England; Ireland), “The Historical Roots of Religious Conflict in Ireland”
Alexander Stern (Germany), “Walter Benjamin’s Philosophy of Language”
Caroline Swinehart (Turkey; Croatia; Italy), “The Meditarranean Legacy of Julian of Ascalon: Legal Prescription and Local Character in Byzantine-Era Building Codes”

Graduate Break Travel and Research Grants

Paul Burgess (England), “Bath Restoration and Urban Renewal on the River Avon”
Kristie Chin (Ireland; Scotland; England), “The Place of the University: Urban Design & Architecture”
Maria Giulia Genghini (United States), “Classical traditions and the Andes: the Jesuit perspective between continuity and change”
Nathan Gerth (Russia), “Enlightenment’s Shadow: Tver’, the Classical Imperial Order, and the Rise of Civic Society in the Russian Provinces, 1763-1861”
Michelle Ginter (England), “Bath Restoration and Urban Renewal on the River Avon”
Greer Hannan (Ireland), “L’Arche Communities: A Force for the New Evangelization in Ireland?”
Christopher Miller (England), “Thirty Year Re-Vitablization Plan for Walcot Street Riverside”
David Mostrom (England), “Bath Restoration and Urban Renewal on the River Avon”
Emily Wen (England), “Research / Documentation Trip to Bath, UK, March 2014”

Graduate Professional Development Grants (Seminar Participation)

Babak Bakhtiarynia (United States), “Graduate Seminar on ‘Practical Reason’ with Professor Stephen Engstrom in the Department of Philosophy at the University of Chicago”
Jordan Corwin (United States), “Hegel’s Science of Logic”

Graduate Professional Development Grants (Research)

Alexander Stern (Germany), “Dissertation Research at Goethe-Universitat Frankfurt”

Graduate Professional Development Grants (Conference Presentations)

Damiano Benvegnu (France), “Conference presentation: Pier Paolo Pasolini Between Regression and Failure”
Amanda Bohne (Iceland), “New Chaucer Society 2014 Congress in Reykjavik, Iceland”
Max Deardorff (Puerto Rico), “Old Christians in the Kingdom of Granada: Making the Case for Christian Fealty following the Revolt of the Alpujarras”
Adam Duker (Puerto Rico), “From Philistine Slayers to Covenant Breakers: Huguenot Appropriations of Israelite Identity, 1568-1573”
Manuela Fernandez Pinto (Denmark), “The Role of Science in the Policy Arena: A Taxonomy of Problems and Prospects”
Filippo Gianferrari (Switzerland), “American Association for Italian Studies, Annual Conference”
Megan Hall (Switzerland), “Learning and Literacy Outside the Convent: Early Middle English Women Lay Readers and the Ancrene Wisse”
Christopher Haw (Germany), “Paper presentation and attendance at the Colloquium on Violence and Religion”
Nicolas Kamas (United States), “Greek Clerical Appearance in anti-Byzantine Latin Polemic, late 11th-12th Centuries”
Peter Kelly (Australia), “Comparing & contrasting European counter terrorism approaches with global alternatives”
Alberto Lo Pinto (Canada), “Federico Fellini: A disorderly and Passionate Genius of Italian Cinema”
Sarah Martin (England), “Bad Things Happen: Navigating Graphic Narratives, Fairytales, and Morals in New Spaces”
Margaret McMillan (United States), “Losing Steam: Managing the Man-power Crisis in the British Merchant Marines”
Nathaniel Myers (England), “Death Matters: Affect, Lyric and Poetic Efficacy in Twentieth-Century British and Irish Elegy”
Claire Reising (United States), “Conference Presentation at the University of Pennsylvania”
Jacob Riyeff (Ireland), “Conference: From Eald to New: Translating Early Medieval Poetry for the Twenty-First Century”
Veronica Roberts (Italy), “‘Aliud namque sunt diutiae, aliud pecunia’: A Brief Reflection on the Intertwined Themes of Wealth and Hope in Augustine’s Cit of God. To be presented at the XLIIIncontro di Studiosi dell-Antichita Chrstiana, Institutum Patristicum Augustinianum, Rome”
Daniel Sportiello (United States), “Wittgensteinian Fideism from the Perspective of the Fideist”

Gradaute Summer Language Training Grants

Dimitris Apostolopoulos (Germany), “Goethe Institut ‘Intensive 8’ Language course”

Graduate Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Michael Rossetti

Master of Divinity student, Michael Rossetti, recently returned from Siena, Italy where he served the elderly and disabled, and grew in his Italian conversational skills as well. He recently wrote to us about his experience on La dolce vita è una...
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