Three Princeton 教师 members awarded NEH grants to support advanced research in the humanities

1月. 12, 2022, 2:07 p.m.

A major international project based at Princeton to digitize a “lost archive” from an 18th-century convent and two 教师 book projects have received research grants from the National Endowment for the 人文学科 (NEH) in a round of grants to humanities projects nationwide announced on 1月. 11.


克里斯蒂娜·李(左)副教授 西班牙语和葡萄牙语; Ekaterina Pravilova, the Rosengarten Chair of Modern and Contemporary 历史 and professor of history; and 温迪·沃伦, 历史学副教授.

克里斯蒂娜•李副教授 西班牙语和葡萄牙语 在OPE体育官网, 克里斯蒂娜Martinez-Juan,研究员 Philippine Studies at SOAS University of 伦敦, have been awarded a $480,000 grant from NEH / AHRC New Directions for Digital Scholarship in 文化 Institutions program, a joint initiative between NEH and the U.K.’s 艺术 and 人文学科 研究 Council to advance digital scholarship at museums, 图书馆和档案馆.


An anonymous photo of the San Pablo 图书馆, circa 1880. 的 original photographic print is kept at the San Agustin Museum and Archives (the former San Pablo 图书馆), Intramuros, 马尼拉.

他们的项目名为“的 图书馆 of the Convent of San Pablo (马尼拉, 1762),“将数字化, 抄写, translate and contextualize a multi-langu年龄 collection of more than 1,500年罕见的手稿, maps and early printed materials that were taken by the British in the 18th century from the Convent of San Pablo in 马尼拉, 菲律宾, and dispersed throughout the 菲律宾, 美国和英国.

OPE体育 图书馆 (PUL) will administer the grant, with Assistant University Librarian for 研究 服务 阿奴Vedantham 作为图书管理员主任. 的 数字普尔平台 will feature the digital objects created by the project. 工作人员 in several PUL units will assist with metadata support, outreach and discoverability.

的 other two Princeton grants were awarded to 教师 members in the Department of 历史 for their scholarship and writing:

  • Ekaterina Pravilova, the Rosengarten Chair of Modern and Contemporary 历史 and professor of history, received a $60,000 grant for research and writing “Russian Truths: Knowledge and Authenticity in the Age of Reforms (1860s–1917), about the scientific standards of knowledge, authenticity and truth in late 19th-century Russia.
  • 温迪·沃伦, 历史学副教授, 收到了55美元,000 grant for research and writing “的 Carceral Colony: Prisons and the Making of America,” a social history of imprisonment in colonial North America.

NEH授予24美元.7 million to 208 humanities projects nationwide to support innovative digital projects for the public, humanities initiatives on college campuses and infrastructure projects at cultural institutions.

“的se NEH grants will support educators and scholars in enriching our understanding of the past and enable cultural institutions from across the country to expand their offerings, 资源和公共规划, 无论是当面还是在网上,NEH代理主席亚当·沃尔夫森说. “We look forward to the many new insights and discoveries that these 208 exemplary projects will make possible.”

Created in 1965 as an independent federal 年龄ncy, the National Endowment for the 人文学科 supports research and learning in history, 文学, philosophy and other areas of the humanities by funding selected, peer-reviewed proposals from around the nation.