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An Invitation to Celebrate Outstanding Student Work

Thursday, November 15, 2007, 4:00 p.m., Perkins Library, Mary Duke Biddle Rare Book Room

You are cordially invited to attend the Chester P. Middlesworth Award reception honoring the writers of superior student papers based on research in the Library’s collections.  Professors Ian Baucom and Laura Edwards will present the 2007 Middlesworth Award to Daniel Singer for his paper,"Idealogical Tidal Waves in the Caribbean: The Haitian Revolution and its Effects on the United States and Virginia, 1791-1810" (written for Dr. Reeve Huston in History 196s, American Democracy in the 19th Century). Runner-up Julie Yang will be recognized for her paper entitled "American Advertising Regulation and Children from Johnson to Reagan."

Students receiving honorable mention are Kristen Davis for "Whitman’s Home-Grown Poem," Laura Fravel for "La Theorie et La Pratique du Jardinage: An Examination of 18th Century French Formal Garden Design through the Writing of Dezallier d’Argenville," and Madeline McKeever for "The James Fowler Rusling Papers:
Navigating Civil War Pension Claims in Postbellum America."

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Posted 12 November 2007
 

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