Grant for Graduate Research
This grant was established in 1986 by the Sagan family to recognize an outstanding research project in the field of Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies. All Brandeis graduate students in any program are eligible to apply.
Prize amount: $1,000
Recent Award Recipients
|"Fatphobia in Western Classical Music: How Body Discipline and Body Standards Shape the Career of Women and Genderqueer
|"Norwegian Women in a Borderland: The Complicated History of
Immigrant Women's Land Claims in Brown County, Minnesota in the Mid- to Late 19th century."
|"Hafa Adai: (the Aloha you’ve never heard) A
CHamoru coming of culture."
|"Tactile Trans-Media: Queer Touch in the Digital World."|
PhD Near Eastern and Judaic Studies
|"Conceiving Motherhood: The Reception of Biblical Mothers in the Early Jewish Imagination."|
|"Naming the System: Literary Onomastics in the Post-1980 U.S. Immigrant Novel"|
|"Empowering Women Through Love and Letters: Narcyza Zmichowska and the Enthusiasts of 19th-Century Poland"|
PhD History/Joint MA WGS & History
|"Motherhood, the Law and the Court of Public Opinion: Contesting Maternity in America, 1776-1865"|
PhD Near Eastern and Judaic Studies/Joint MA NEJS & History
|"Gender and Islamic Medicine in America"|