Undergraduate Project Prize Winners

2016-2017 Winners

Dolores Kohl Kaplan Prize for Best History Project:

Calvin Anderson — for "Easy to Rule:" James Alley Blues and the Rural African-American Experience in the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927

Morry Kaplan Prize for Best Paper on Politics and Culture:

Libby Berry — for "On the Origins of Party Polarization"

Jean Gimbel Lane Prize for Best Paper on Digital Media:

Mari Morsch — for "How to Use the Internet When the Clinic Doesn't Cure"

Pick Laudati Prize for Best Project in Visual and Textual Studies:

Paola de Varona — for "Querida America"

Marion Heltzel Seder Prize for Best Media Studies Project:

Julia Popham — for "Exploring the Pages of John Donne"

Alice Kaplan Prize for Best Research Paper:

Margot Zuckerman — for "From Countercultures to Counting Calories: The New Moosewood Cookbook and the Mainstreaming of Vegetarianism

2015-2016 Winners

Jeff and Kathy Zukerman Prize for Best Digital Humanities Project:

Tanner Howard — for Traversing the Borderlands: The New Mexican Alabado and 20th Century Americanization

Marion Heltzel Seder Prize for Best Cultures in Translation Paper:

Jenna Levin — for Dissent, Discussion, and Censorship in Habima Theatre's The Merchant of Venice

Alice Kaplan Prize for Best Global Humanities Paper:

Adina Goldman — for The Oldest Dance: Movement and Gender Performance in Huapango, a Huastec Othello

Dolores Kohl Kaplan Prize for Best Paper in Literary Criticism:

Justin Farmer — for Pining for Affection

Jean Gimbel Lane Prize for Best Digital Humanities Project:

Jennifer Zhan — for The Blessings of Res Publica

2014-2015 Winners

Marion Heltzel Seder Prize for Best Theoretical Paper:

Natalie Fallert — for “The State of Women According to Locke”

Dolores Kohl Kaplan Prize for Best Paper in Literary Criticism:

Daniel Moynihan — for “Trapped in the Cloven Pine: A Transgender Reading of the The Tempest’s Ariel"

Jean Gimbel Lane Prize for Best Visual Studies Paper:

Kyle Allen-Niesen — for “Globalization, Oceans, and Robert Redford: JC Chandor’s All is Lost as Allegory for the State of the American Dream”

John H. and Len Perkins Prize for Best Media Studies Paper:

Linnea Hodge — for “'what would i say?’ or How the Internet Tells Us What to Say”

Morry Kaplan Prize for Best Research Paper:

Anastasia Misheva — for “The History of Race in Physical Anthropology"