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Annual Research Plan

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Benjamin Franklin Scholarship

Plan Innova-USA

The Benjamin Franklin Scholarships help contribute to the trip and research stay in the US under the American Studies framework and in accordance with the following objectives:

  1. To cooperate in the internationalization of the UAH
  2. To encourage the academic training of UAH researchers in the United States
  3. To train new Doctors in American Studies
  4. To establish contact with American universities and institutions
  5. To start creating the figure of the “Franklin Researcher”

These scholarships address to UAH professors and students of the PhD Program in American Studies of the Instituto Franklin-UAH.

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Research Assistant, Laura Álvarez Trigo:

Previous Editions

  • 2016 Edition. 2 students of the PhD Program in American Studies:
    • Noelia Gregorio Fernández. Projecto: “The Rebel of Chicano Cinema: El cine de Robert Rodríguez”. Destination: Columbia University;
    • Daniel Ureña Uceda. Project: “The Use of Spanish Language in the US Presidential Campaigns: 2016 Case Study”. Destination: the International Republican Institute (IRI).
  • 2015 Edition. Student of the PhD Program in American Studies. Paloma Villamil Agraso. Project: “Ecofeminist Spiritualities in Science Fiction”. Destination: University of Central Florida
  • 2014 Edition (period of tenure in 2014). Prof. José Santiago Fernández Vázquez. Destination: University of California, Santa Bárbara. Project: “Contemporary rewrites the myth of Orpheus in postcolonial literature”
  • 2013 Edition (period of tenure in 2014). Prof. Francisco Manuel Saez de Adana Herrero. Destination: University of Ohio. Project: “The reflection of American society and the Spanish Civil War through Milton Caniff”
  • 2012 Edition (period of tenure in 2013). Prof. Luis Mancha. Destination: University of California, Irvine. Project: “Ethnography and literature: representation of Mexican culture in the work of Alejandro Morales”
  • 2011 Edition (period of tenure in 2012). Prof. José Ignacio Ruiz Rodríguez. Destination: Hispanic Society of America (New York, United States). Project: “Hispanic-American History through the Funds of the Hispanic Society of America”
  • 2010 Edition (period of tenure in 2011). Prof. Santiago Ropero Salinas. Destination: Mount Sinai Hospital (New York, United States). Project: “DNA methylation as a new tool in the search for new biomarkers in schizophrenia”
  • 2009 Edition (period of tenure in 2010). Prof. Björn Arp. Destination: American University & Washington College of Law, Washington D.C. Project: “Application of International Human Rights Law by international financial institutions”

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