History Students Win Research Awards

January 03, 2013


The Department of History is delighted to announce that the following history students have received Humanities Undergraduate Research Awards (HUGRA) for the 2012-2013 academic year:

Taylor Feld, Sir Walter Scott's "Ivanhoe" Interpretations of History
Sponsored by Bruce Thompson

Lois Rosson, Oral History in the Digital Age
Sponsored by Alan Christy

Rebecca Royston, A Gendered Analysis of 17th and 18th Century Captivity Narratives
Sponsored by Greg O'Malley

Lauren Young, Scottish History in the Writing of Daiches
Sponsored by Bruce Thompson

A research colloquium in the afternoon on May 30 will give all HUGRA awardees an opportunity to present the results of their research. Additionally, “Celebrating the Humanities,” a division-wide award presentation ceremony and a reception will be held directly following the research colloquium. More information about these events will be available in early-May.

Please join us in extending our hearty congratulations to these students and their faculty advisers.