Fiscal Year 2010 Awards

A listing of KU humanities scholars awarded grants and fellowships by external agencies as a result of applications submitted between July 1, 2009 and June 30, 2010 follows. Hold your cursor over each scholar's name to make an abstract appear.

Individual Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Sally J. Cornelison The Getty Foundation, Library Research Grant "Art and the Relic Cult of St. Antoninus in Renaissance Florence"
Jacob Dorman Duke University - Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library, Research Grant "The Chosen People: Israelites, Black Jews, and Black Nationalism from Slavery to Black Power"
Jacob Dorman Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, Visiting Fellowship (declined); The Newberry Library, Long-Term Fellowship (accepted); The Black Metropolitan Research Consortium, Fellowship (accepted); The University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries, Grants-in-Aid (accepted) "Vernacular Ethnology: African American Performance and Parody of Muslim and Oriental Identities in Minstrelsy, Vaudeville, and Early Cinema"
Tamara L. Falicov National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Seminars and Institutes Program Participant  
Iris Smith Fischer The Leslie Center for the Humanities, Residential Research Fellowship "Peirce and Performance"
Majid Hannoum Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Program; American Institute for Maghrib Studies "Harraga of Tangier: African (illegal) Migration to Europe" and "Harraga of Tangiers: Moroccan Children and Clandestine Migration to Europe"
Sheyda Jahanbani The Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, Fellowship "'The Poverty of the World': Rediscovering the Poor at Home and Abroad, 1935-1990"
John J. Kennedy Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Program - China  
Patricia Manning American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grant; Renaissance Society of America, Paul Oskar Kristeller Memorial Grant "Why Book Vendors Asked the Inquisition to Intervene: Understanding A 1655 Petition by the Brotherhood of Booksellers in Madrid"
Kathryn Rhine American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grant; Boston University West African Research Association, Grant "Vitalities: The Gendered Politics of Kinship and AIDS in Nigeria"
Akiko Takeyama The Wenner-Gren Foundation, Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship "Affect Economy: Neoliberal Class Struggle and Gender Politics in Tokyo Host Clubs"
Leslie Tuttle National Humanities Center, Fellowship "Dreaming in the Age of Reason: Oneirology and Knowledge in the Early Modern French World"
Jessica Vasquez American Sociological Association, Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline "Marriage Vows and Racial Choices: Family Dynamics and Assimilation among Latinos"
Svetlana Vassileva-Karagyozova National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Stipend "Communism through the Eyes of a Child: The Post-1989 Polish Initiation Novels"
Maria Velasco Kansas Arts Commission, Artist Collaboration Grant "Blue: A Heroine's Journey"
Nina Vyatkina German Academic Exchange Service / Deutscher Academischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD), Faculty Research Visit Grant "Longitudinal development of language learners: a holistic approach"
Donald Worster Rachel Carson Center for Environmental Studies - Ludwig Maximilian University and the Deutsches Museum "Americans in the Land of Abundance"
Hui Faye Xiao National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Seminars and Institutes Program Participant  

Institutional Awards

Name

Agency/Award

Project Title
Edith Clowes U.S. Department of Education: National Resource Centers, grant; Foreign Language and Area Studies, grant  
Pam Fine Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation, grant "The Midwest Democracy Project"
Megan Greene U.S. Department of Education: National Resource Centers, grant; Foreign Language and Area Studies, grant  
Thomas W. Heilke Kansas Humanities Council, Short Film Grants + TALK Book Discussions "Middle Eastern Culture and Society"
Thomas W. Heilke U.S. Department of Education: Foreign Language and Area Studies, grant  
Elizabeth Kuznesof U.S. Department of Education: National Resource Centers, grant; Foreign Language and Area Studies, grant  
Garth Myers U.S. Department of Education: National Resource Centers, grant; Foreign Language and Area Studies, grant  

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