Research

2013 Humanities Undergraduate Research Award Presentations

  • Rachel Bodin
  • Scarlett Clothier-Goldschmidt
  • Taylor Feld
  • Laura Gilmore
  • Emma Peoples
  • Nicholas Primrose
  • Lois Rosson
  • Rebecca Royston
  • Maya Wagoner
  • Lauren Young

2013 Humanities Undergraduate Research Award Presentations

May 30, 2013 • 3:00-5:00 pm
210 Humanities 1, UC Santa Cruz

Humanities Undergraduate Research Awards (HUGRA) support undergraduate research projects in the humanities. Up to 10 awards are given each year. The top proposal receives the Bertha N. Melkonian prize.

Click here to view the call for proposals.


HUGRA Recipients

Rachel Bodin, Language Studies
“The Use of Conditionals in Online Forums”
Mentor: Pranav Anand, Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Scarlett Clothier-Goldschmidt, Linguistics
“Person-Animacy Constraints in Chamorro”
Mentor: Matthew Wagers, Assistant Professor of Linguistics

Taylor Feld, History
“Sir Walter Scott’s Ivanhoe & Interpretations of History”
Mentor: Bruce Thompson, Lecturer in History

Laura Gilmore, Linguistics
“Objectless Gerunds in English”
Mentor: Sandra Chung, Professor of Linguistics

Emma Peoples, Linguistics
* Bertha N. Melkonian Prize Recipient
“Italian Clitics”
Mentor: Jorge Hankamer, Professor of Linguistics

Nicholas Primrose, Linguistics
“Distribution of Numerals and Quantifiers in Japanese”
Mentor: Jorge Hankamer, Professor of Linguistics

Lois Rosson, History
“Oral History in the Digital Age”
Mentor: Alan Christy, Associate Professor of History

Rebecca Royston, History
“A gendered analysis of 17th and 18th century captivity narratives”
Mentor: Gregory O’Malley, Assistant Professor of History

Maya Wagoner, American Studies
“(Il)legible Sustainabilities”
Mentor: Miriam Greenberg, Associate Professor of Sociology

Lauren Young, History
“Scottish History in the Writing of Daiches”
Mentor: Bruce Thompson, Lecturer in History

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