2015-16

The Dominica and Frank Annese Fellowship in Graduate Studies (Awarded in 15/16 for 16/17)

Erica Machulak, Doctoral Candidate in English
“The Transmission of Arabic Wisdom in Middle English Literature”

J.J. (James Joseph) Wright, Doctoral Candidate in Sacred Music
“Noah’s Ark: A Jazz Oratorio in the Roman Style”

 

The Paul G. Tobin Dissertation Fellowship (Awarded in 15/16 for 16/17)

Qingyuan Jiang, Doctoral Candidate in the Ph.D. in Literature program
“Living the Hierophany: Modernist Novels and the Reimagination of Sacred Spaces”

Megan Welton, Doctoral Candidate in the Medieval Institute
“Multiplex Virtus: A Comparative Study of Tenth-Century Queens and Queenship”

 

Graduate Break Travel and Research Grant

Mary Aloia, Masters Candidate in French & Francophone Studies
“Economic Morality in the Ancien Regime: The French Fable as Social Commentary”
Paris, France

Sam Fisher, Doctoral Candidate in History
“Fit Instruments: Gaels, Indians, and the Creation of a British Atlantic World, 1745-1783”
London, England

Anna de Bakker, Doctoral Candidate in the Medieval Institute
“The Liturgy of Thirteenth-Century Nuns”
Bornem, Belgium

Christopher Dekker, Doctoral Candidate in Sacred Music
“Uncovering the Music of Bert Matter”
Zutphen, the Netherlands

Maria Fahs, Masters Candidate in English
“Real Places, Magic Spaces: The Real Locations Behind Harry Potter”
London and Oxford, England; and Edinburgh, Scotland

Paweł Figurski, Masters Candidate in Theology
“Pontifical from Płock and the Political Theology of Medieval Europe”
Warsaw and Płock, Poland

Paweł Figurski, Masters Candidate in Theology
“King as a bishop: the Prayer for the Ruler in the Canon of the Mass and the sacralization of medieval kingship”
Vienna, Austria

Samuel Fisher, Doctoral Candidate in History
“Fit Instruments: Gaels, Indians, and the Creation of a British Atlantic World, 1745-1783”
London, England

Garrett Fontenot, Doctoral Candidate in History
“Shadows of an Empire: The Politics of Loyalty in France’s Lost Empire, 1763-1803”
Paris, France

Maria Giulia Genghini, Doctoral Candidate in the Ph.D. in Literature program
“Saint Charles Borromeo and the Jesuits: A Friendship That Changed Milan (1564-1630)”
Milan, Italy

Janice Gunther, Doctoral Candidate in History
“Helping Man’s Helper: Equine Medicine in Early Modern Castile”
Valladolid, Spain

Sara Morrow, Doctoral Candidate in Anthropology
“Materialized Mourning: The Economy of House Wakes in 19th Century Ireland”
Dublin, Ireland

Ana Petrova, Doctoral Candidate in Political Science
“Political Parties’ Organizational Strength in Eastern Europe and Latin America”
Varna and Sofia, Bulgaria

Brandon Sepulvado, Doctoral Candidate in Sociology
“Explaining the Formation of Disciplinary Networks: The Case of French Neurology”
Paris, France

John Slattery, Doctoral Candidate in the History & Philosophy of Science and Theology
“Rev. John Zahm and the Congregation of the Index: Trials in Evolution and Philosophy at the End of the 19th Century”
Rome, Italy

Eve Wolynes, Doctoral Candidate in History
“Merchants Abroad: Constructing Community, Identity and the World in the Fourteenth Century”
Florence, Italy

 

Graduate Travel and Research Grant

Mary Aloia, Masters Candidate in French & Francophone Studies
“The Aesthetics of Identity: Apollinaire in Wartime”
Paris, France

Justin Appel, Doctoral Candidate in Sacred Music
“Eriks Esenvalds and Latvian Identity”
Riga, Latvia

Elizabeth Baker, Doctoral Candidate in History
“Educating Mother India: Gender, Empire, and Social Reform, 1870-1947”
London, England

Francis Bonenfant-Juwong, Doctoral Candidate in History & Peace Studies
“Rethinking Humanitarianism: Development as Constructive European Engagement with the Middle East”
London and Oxford, England

Mimi Ensley, Doctoral Candidate in English
“Transmedia Traditions: Reading Middle English Romance from Caxton to Percy”
London, Oxford, and Cambridge, England

Ashley Foster, Doctoral Candidate in History
“Beyond the Kirk’s Walls: Reformed Protestantism Manifested in the Minds and Lives of Eighteenth-Century Scots”
Edinburgh, Scotland

Thomas Meyers, Doctoral Candidate in History
“Theology in the Republic of Letters: Marin Mersenne’s Religio-Intellectual Network”
Paris, France

Kathryn Sawyer, Doctoral Candidate in History
“Constructing a National Identity in Ireland’s Minority Established Church”
Dublin, Armagh, and Belfast, Ireland

Catherine Sims Kuiper, Doctoral Candidate in Political Science
“Francisco Suarez: Medieval Themes for a Modern World”
Rome, Italy

James Strasburg, Doctoral Candidate in History
“God’s Marshall Plan: Transatlantic Christianity and the Theo-Political Reconstruction of Germany, 1933-1955”
Berlin, Munich, and Sankt Augustin (Cologne), Germany

Maria Cecilia Ulrickson, Doctoral Candidate in History
“Monteros, Domesticas, and Cultivateurs: Free People of Color in Santo Domingo, 1768-1844”
Aix-en-Provence, France

Emily Vanderbleek, Doctoral Candidate in Psychology
“The Rise and Fall of the DSPD Programme: Treatment of Personality Disordered Offenders in the United Kingdom”
London, England

J.J. (James Joseph) Wright, Doctoral Candidate in Sacred Music
“Noah’s Ark: A Jazz Oratorio in Roman Style”
Rome, Italy

 

Advanced Language Training Grant

Stephen Long, Doctoral Candidate in Theology
German language study at the Goethe Institut
Göttingen, Germany

Alexander Neroth van Vogelpoel, Doctoral Candidate in Theology
German language study at the ActiLingua Academy
Vienna, Austria

Brandon Sepulvado, Doctoral Candidate in Sociology
French language study at Sciences Po
Paris, France

 

Graduate Professional Development Grant

Nicholas Ames, Doctoral Candidate in Anthropology
Presented a paper entitled “Formalizing Marginality: Comparative Perspectives on the 19th Century Irish Home” at the Society for Historical Archaeology Conference
Washington, D.C.

Dimitris Apostolopoulos, Doctoral Candidate in Philosophy
Presented a paper entitled “Speech and Divergence: Language and the Origins of Merleau-Ponty’s Concept of the Flesh” at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Society for Phenomenological and Existential Philosophy
Atlanta, Georgia

Elizabeth Baker, Doctoral Candidate in History
Presented a paper entitled “Suffragette Palace: Sophia Duleep Singh, Hampton Court Palace, and Votes for Women” at the European Social Science History Conference
Valencia, Spain

Joshua Benjamins, Masters Candidate in Classics
Presented a paper entitled “Participation in God in Seventeenth-Century Protestant Scholasticism: The Theology of Union and the Legacy of Augustine” at the 40th International Patristic, Medieval, and Renaissance Studies Conference
Villanova, Pennsylvania

Pietro Bocchia, Doctoral Candidate in the Ph.D. in Literature program
Presented a paper entitled “La genesi del tema religioso di ‘Teorema’ di Pier Paolo Pasolini” (“The Genesis of the Religious Theme in Pier Paolo Pasolini’s ‘Theorem’”) at the “I cattolici tra immagine sacre e religiosa. Casi di studio sul cinema e la televisione in Italia tra anni ’40 e anni ’70” (“Catholics in between Religious and Sacred Images. Case Studies on Cinema and Television in Italia Between the 1940s and the 1970s”) workshop
Milan, Italy

Justin Buol, Doctoral Candidate in Theology
Participated in archival training at the Staatsarchiv Graubünden
Chur, Switzerland

Katherine Bussey, Masters Candidate in the ESTEEM program
Presented at 3DP Europe
Brussels, Belgium

Monica Bykowski, Doctoral Candidate in History
Research in Russia
Moscow, Russia

Matthew Ciulla, Juris Doctor Candidate
Participated in the International Moot Court Competition on Law and Religion
Venice, Italy

Genevieve Crum, Masters Candidate in the ESTEEM program
Internship at the University of Gastronomic Sciences
Pollenzo and Piedmont, Italy

Hilary Davidson, Doctoral Candidate in Sociology
Participated in a series of meetings of scholars in the field of social generativity
Milan, Italy

Christina Dines, Juris Doctor Candidate
Participated in the International Moot Court Competition on Law and Religion
Venice, Italy

Evan Doney, Masters Candidate in the ESTEEM program
Presented at 3DP Europe
Brussels, Belgium

Adam Duker, Doctoral Candidate in History
Presented a paper entitled “What Exile Isn’t: Sieges, Siege Mentalities, and a Reconsideration of Psycho-History” at the Sixteenth Century Studies Conference
Vancouver, Canada

Adam Duker, Doctoral Candidate in History
Presented a paper entitled “Less than a Prophet: John Calvin, Prophecy, and the End of Calvin Studies” at the joint meeting of the American Society for Church History and the American Historical Association
Atlanta, Georgia

Ala Fink, Doctoral Candidate in English
Presented a paper entitled “A ‘Crabbed Textuist’ in Paradise: Innate Knowledge and Literal Hermeneutics in Paradise Lost” at the Northeast Modern Language Association Conference
Hartford, Connecticut

John Foerster, Juris Doctor Candidate
Participated in the International Moot Court Competition on Law and Religion
Venice, Italy

Maj-Britt Frenze, Doctoral Candidate in the Medieval Institute
Presented a paper entitled “The Topography of Conversion: Holy Heights in the Anglo-Saxon Imagination” at the Vagantes Conference for Medieval Studies
Houston, Texas

William Hodges, Juris Doctor Candidate
Participated in the International Moot Court Competition on Law and Religion
Venice, Italy

Mark Hoipkemier, Doctoral Candidate in Political Science
Attended the Castelli Colloquium
Rome, Italy

Anna Larsen, Doctoral Candidate in the Medieval Institute
Presented a paper entitled “Structuring Thought in the Tateshal Miscellany” at the Concilium Lateranense IV: Commemorating the Octocentenary of the Fourth Lateran Council of 1215 Conference
Rome, Italy

Alberto Lo Pinto, Doctoral Candidate in the Ph.D. in Literature program
Presented a paper entitled “Spazi in divenire in Gomorra di Matteo Garrone” (“Spaces in transformation in Gomorra by Matteo Garrone”) at the Annual Conference of the American Association of Italian Studies
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Reginald Lynch, Doctoral Candidate in Theology
Presented a paper on the Heideggerian and Thomistic approaches to ontology at the Symposium Thomisticum: Aquinas and Modern Philosophies Conference
Paris, France

Kyle Maury, Juris Doctor Candidate
Participated in the International Moot Court Competition on Law and Religion
Venice, Italy

Christina Milanese, Juris Doctor Candidate
Participated in the International Moot Court Competition on Law and Religion
Venice, Italy

Shreya Mukherjee, Masters Candidate in Architecture
Internship at ARCAS, Paris
Paris, France

Mary Prokop, Masters Candidate in English
Presented a paper on Gian Francesco Malipiero’s Giulio Cesare at the 2nd International Shakespeare Conference
Amherst, Massachusetts

Augustine Reisenauer, Doctoral Candidate in Theology
Presented a paper entitled “Food and Drink, Feeding and Drinking in Augustine’s Confessions” at the International Medieval Congress
Leeds, England

Kathryn Sawyer, Doctoral Candidate in History
“Calvin’s Geneva in Stuart Ireland: International Protestantism and the National Church”
Geneva, Switzerland

Christina Shakour, Juris Doctor Candidate
Participated in the International Moot Court Competition on Law and Religion
Venice, Italy

Alexander Stern, Doctoral Candidate in Philosophy
Presented a paper entitled “From Name to Sign: Walter Benjamin on Fallen Language” at the Poetry and Philosophy Conference
Washington, D.C.

Anna Vincenzi, Doctoral Candidate in History
Presented a paper entitled “The American Revolutions of Venice, Florence, and Rome: Views from the Italian Gazettes, 1765-1791” at the British and Irish Associations for American Studies Annual Conference
Belfast, Ireland

Hannah Zdansky, Doctoral Candidate in the Ph.D. in Literature Program
Digital Humanities Training at the Cologne Center for eHumanities
Cologne, Germany