Current Fred L. Emerson Collaboration Award Recipients
Zachary LeViere ’13 (History major, Politics and Economics minors) Amir Khan: A Freebooter in Colonial India. In collaboration with Jason Freitag, associate professor, history
Zachary will combine a review of archival material with library research in support of Prof. Freitag's research project on 19th century politics in British India, specifically focusing on the events surrounding the poisoning of Rajput princess Krishnakamuri, and the role played by Amir Kahn, a leader of the Pindaris, a northwestern Indian group opposed to Rajput rule.
Christopher Warren Accardo ’13 (English and Religious Studies) The World and Fiction of Ernest Hemingway. In collaboration with Michael Stuprich, associate professor, English
Christopher will collaborate with Prof. Stuprich in a three-part project about the life and work of Ernest Hemingway. In addition to assisting Prof. Stuprich in his effort to recreate Hemingway’s American fishing narrative as recorded in “Big Two Hearted River, Pt. I,” Christopher will participate in the development of a syllabus for Prof. Stuprich's new senior seminar on Hemingway, to be offered in fall 2012, and will also begin writing his senior honors thesis on Hemingway's works.
Ranu Nath '12 (Politics major, Religious Studies minor) Religion: The Game. In collaboration with Rachel Wagner, associate professor, Religion
Ranu will collaborate with Prof. Wagner on her new book project on the relationship between religion and the gaming culture. Ranu will research topics with a focus on Islam and gaming, and will work on developing an annotated bibliography, contacting scholars in the field, and co-writing a research paper.