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2005 Research Scholar Grants Projects

The 10 projects that won funding from the Research Scholar Grants program in 2005 are listed below. 


  • Between Fact and Fiction: The 1930s Hollywood Chronicles of Israel Chas de Cruz and Olympio Guilherme - Jason Borge (Spanish & Portuguese)
  • Barriers and Bridges: Immigrant Women and Work in Tennessee - Ronnie Steinberg (Sociology)
  • Songs of Imbalu: HIV and Adult-Male Circumcision Rituals in Uganda, East Africa - Greg Barz (Blair School of Music)
  • Sor Juana Inese de la Cruz and the Politics of Gender and Identity in the Baroque Culture of New Spain - Carlos Jauregui (Spanish & Portuguese)
  • Brain Imaging of Adult Second Language Learners During Lexical Processing - Virginia Scott (French & Italian)
  • Do Micro-Credit Borrowing Groups Self-Segregate, and Along Which Dimensions - Christian Ahlin (Economics)
  • Writing the Metropole: Northern Nigerian Muslim Tourists in Britain and the Politics of Experiential Narration - Moses Ochonu (History)
  • Settlers, Creoles and the Re-enactment of History (conference) - Jonathan Lamb (English)
  • Brecht at the Opera - Joy Calico (Blair School of Music)
  • Science has No Sex: The Life of Marie Zakrzewska - Arlene Tuchman (History)