Temple University Libraries have announced the winners of the fourth annual Library Prize for Undergraduate Research.
As this prestigious award entered its fourth year, 63 outstanding applications were received. Applications represented disciplines, schools and colleges across Temple’s campus.
Congratulations to our winners:
Peter Leibensperger – Musical Ambiguity as Poetic Reflection: Mahler’s Kindertotenlieder, No. 1, “Nunn will die Sonn’ so hell aufgeh’n!” – (Music Studies 4782) Faculty Sponsors: Dr. Edward Latham, Dr. Cynthia Folio
Natalia Smirnov – Before and After Photography: The Makeover Method of Discipline and Punish – (Film and Media Arts 4671) Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Paul Swann
Maureen Whitsett – Fenianism In Irish Catholic Philadelphia: The American Catholic Church’s Battle for Acceptance – (History 4997) Faculty Sponsors: Dr. Petra Goedde, Dr. Elizabeth Varon
And our honorable mentions:
Robyn Baylor – “We the Kinda Cats Like to Turn Hegel Upside Down Just to See the Pennies Fall Out”: Yugen, The Floating Bear, and the Avant-Garde Poetry Community of the Lower East Side, 1958-1963 – (American Studies 4097) Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Lisa Rhodes
Brian Chambers – Consolidating Dictatorship: The Pinochet Regime in Retrospect – (History H4997) Faculty Sponsors: Dr. Petra Goedde, Dr. Elizabeth Varon, Dr. Art Schmidt
Cynthia Gingrich – The Schola Cantorum and Le Chat Noir Juxtaposed in Paris, 1880-1914 – (Music Studies 4782) Faculty Sponsor: Dr. David Cannata
Sarah Van Anden – The Collection of Charles I: A Symbol of Royal Power from Formation to Rejection – (History 4997) Faculty Sponsors: Dr. Petra Goedde, Dr. Travis Glasson
For interviews with the 2008 Library Prize for Undergraduate Research winners, and full text of their papers please visit the Library Prize site.
Winner Peter Leibensperger at the podium
Back, left to right: Professor Edward Latham, 2008 Winner Peter Leibensperger, Professor Travis Glasson, Professor Elizabeth Varon, Professor Petra Goedde, Professor Art Schmidt, 2008 Honorable Mention recipient Brian Chambers, 2008 Honorable Mention recipient Cynthia Gingrich
Front, left to right: Library Prize sponsor and SBM ‘49 alumnus Jack Livingstone, Professor Lisa Rhodes, Honorable Mention recipient Robyn Baylor, 2008 Winner Natalia Smirnov, Professor Paul Swann, 2008 Honorable Mention recipient Sarah Van Anden, 2008 Winner Maureen Whitsett, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs Peter Jones, Dean of University Libraries Larry P. Alford, and Professor David Cannata
Deputy Provost and Dean of University College Richard M. Englert, Professor Elizabeth Varon, Professor Petra Goedde, 2008 Library Prize winner Maureen Whitsett, and Dean of University Libraries Larry P. Alford