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2006 Research Scholar Grants Projects

The 15 projects that won funding from the Research Scholar Grants program in 2006 are listed below. 


  • The Cinema Dreams its Rivals: Media Fantasy Films from Radio to the Internet - Paul Young (English)
  • Modernism, Media and Propaganda: British Narrative from 1900 to 1950 - Mark Wollaeger (English)
  • Envisager Dieuavec Edmond Jabe's - Nathalie Debrauwere-Miller (French & Italian)
  • The Color of Crime: Delinquency and Representation of Race in Brazilian Popular Culture - Emanuelle Oliveira (Spanish & Portuguese)
  • Yemen Language School Tuition - Beverly Moran (Law School)
  • Pablo Picasso and Cubism in 1909 - Leonard Folgarait (History of Art)
  • Revolutions in Mexican Catholicism: Vision, Shrine and Society in Oaaca, 1887-1934 - Edward Wright-Rios (History)
  • Postwar Japan and Visions of Mass Consumer Society - Yoshikuni Igarashi (History)
  • Feminist Art and Sexual Trauma: Ending the Silence in Contemporary American Art - Vivien Fryd (History of Art)
  • Aesthetics of Violence: Representations of Authenticity in 20th Century German Literature - Christoph Zeller (German & Slavic Studies)
  • Sweet Sand of Time: A Culture History of Diabetes in the U.S. - Arleen Tuchman (History)
  • Writing in the Humanities  - Helmut Smith (History)
  • A Native American Peace System and Continuing Research in Brazil's Upper Xingu - Thomas Gregor (Anthropology)
  • Juan Bautista Witten, Former Known as Big Prince: An African in the Age of Atlantic Revolutions - Jane Landers (History)
  • W.B. Yeats and the Idea of Democracy - Vereen Bell (English)