Sharon Kathleen Higby Awarded ARHU Research Support Grant

November 26, 2012

Sharon, a graduate student, received an award from College of Arts and Humanities for Designated Research Initiative Funds (DRIF) to support her research into sixteenth-century navigation technology this summer. Sharon was the Alexander O. Vietor Memorial Fellow at the John Carter Brown Library last year; her dissertation is titled "The English Mariner and the Man of Letters, 1492-1630: A Study on Early Modern Navigation and Poetics"