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PhD students win travel grants

Four history PhD students received $350 grants from the Helen Way Klingler College of Arts and Sciences to fund travel to conferences where they have or will give papers. The students, the paper they delivered, and the conferences they attended are:

Dominic Faraone, who delivered “The Parish, Neighborhood Change, and ‘Localized Aggiornamento’: The Pre- and Post-Conciliar Lives of Holy Rosary Catholic Church,” at a conference on Secularization and Revival: The Fate of Religion in Modern Intellectual History at Baylor University, Waco, TX, in October 2009.

McKayla Sutton, who delivered "Promoting the Shannon Hydroelectric Scheme to Irish Women: Reconciling Modernity with Nationalism," at the Midwest Regional American Conference for Irish Studies at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale in October 2009.

Monica Witkowski, who delivered "'At the Instigation of the Divell': Witchcraft and Early Maryland Women," at a conference on The Early Chesapeake: Reflections andProjections at Historic St. Mary’s City, Maryland in November2009.

Monica Gallamore, who will give "Who’s That Girl? The Divergence of Published vs. Lived Experiences in the Autobiography and Diaries of the Incomparable Hildegarde,” at the Popular Culture / American Culture Association National Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, in March 2010.



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