Project Title: Catherine of Braganza and Her Books

Faculty Sponsor: Vickie Larsen

Department: English

Telephone: 810.424.5656


Project Description: I am studying the collecting habits of Catherine of Braganza between 1662 and 1705, and her interactions with members of the book trades (binders, printers, publishers, booksellers, etc.)

Student Tasks & Responsibilities:  I am looking for a research assistant to read and report upon sources written in 18th and 21st-century Portuguese and to translate relevant passages from them into English.

Minimum Student Qualifications: Fluency in written Portuguese Competency in written and spoken English Attention to detail, especially in citation practices Ability and/or willingness to learn and work in Goodledocs

Proposed Starting Date: 01/07/2013

Proposed Ending Date: 04/27/2013