Christina Lee awarded NEH grant to support advanced research in the humanities

Wednesday, Jan 12, 2022

Christina Lee, associate professor of Spanish and Portuguese, and Cristina Martinez-Juan, research fellow of Philippine Studies at SOAS University of London, have recently been named recipients of a research grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).

Their project, titled “The Library of the Convent of San Pablo (Manila, 1762),” will digitize, transcribe, translate and contextualize a multi-language collection of more than 1,500 rare manuscripts, maps and early printed materials that were taken by the British in the 18th century from the Convent of San Pablo in Manila, Philippines, and dispersed throughout the Philippines, United States and United Kingdom.

Read more on the Princeton University website.