Funded Projects

Externally Funded Projects

  • Nikolaos Lazaridis, Department of History, was awarded a grant of $109,557.00 from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). He managed a successful mission to North Kharga Oasis as part of the NEH-funded project "Travelers' Inscription from Kharga Oasis, Egypt" in December 2014 and January 2015. He presented the research paper "Ancient Travelers' Inscriptions from Kharga Aasis: A Progress Report" to UC Berkeley's Ancient History & Mediterranean Archaeology forum in February 2015 and published the article “Crossing the Egyptian desert: Epigraphic work at Kharga oasis”, in Maarav: a Journal of Northwest Semitic 19.1-2 (2012) [January 2015]: 117-129.

  • Dr. Maria Mayberry and Department Chair Bernice Bass de Martinez of the Department of World Languages & Literatures received a three-year grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language (UISFL) program in collaboration with CSU San Bernardino. This grant totals more than $300,000.00 for the Sacramento State campus’ UISFL work.

  • Rebecca Kluchin was awarded a library travel grant from Princeton University to study at the Mudd Manuscript Library. She also gave a talk at the Countway Library of Medicine, Harvard University in April 2015 entitled “Pregnancy and Personhood: The Maternal-Fetal Relationship in America, 1850-the Present” and presented her research at the Western Association of Women's Historians annual conference in Sacramento in May.

Chris Castaneda presented a paper "From Brooklyn to Barcelona: Spanish Immigrant Cigar Makers in the Anarchist Network" to the Southwestern Anthropological Association in Long Beach, CA, in May 2015. He presented his (with Lee Simpson) edited volume River City and Valley Life as part of the Friends of the Library Author Lecture Series, Sacramento State University Library in April. He also received a Student-Faculty Research Activities Funding grant from the College of Arts & Letters for a translation project that employed two students, Sigrid Benson and Maria Elena Elias, to assist in the translation of Spanish language newspapers.

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