Thursday, May 10, 2007

Publication Support and Travel Grant Recipients Announced for Spring 2007

The Melbern G. Glasscock Center for Humanities Research has awarded two Publication Support grants to be used toward the costs of publishing scholarly manuscripts which have been accepted for publication or are currently in press. The following faculty members were selected to receive awards:

Paul Almeida (Department of Sociology), for translation into Spanish of his forthcoming book Waves of Protest: Popular Struggle in El Salvador, 1925-2005

Troy Bickham (Department of History), for illustrations in his articles “Eating the Empire: Intersections of Food, Cookery and Imperialism in Eighteenth-Century Britain,” to appear in Past and Present, and “Defining Good Food: Cookery Book Illustrations in Britain” to appear in the British Journal for Eighteenth Century Studies

The Glasscock Center has also awarded grants for travel to archives or to undertake field work to further humanities-related projects. The following faculty members were selected to receive these awards:

Theodore George (Department of Philosophy) for research on his project “Objectivity: Hermeneutics and Philosophy”

Dror Goldberg (Department of Economics) for research on his projects on the beginnings of paper money

Rebecca Schloss (Department of History) for research on her project “France at the Edges: Life in France’s Atlantic Port Cities, 1700-1850”

Adam Seipp (Department of History) for research on his project “In a Foreign Land: GIs, West Germans, and Cold War Future in Franconia, 1950-1980”

The Glasscock Center will make another call for these awards in fall 2007. For more information, contact James Rosenheim, Director, at (979) 845-8328, visit the Center’s website at