Fiscal Year 2011 Awards

A listing of KU humanities scholars awarded grants and fellowships by external agencies as a result of applications submitted between July 1, 2010 and June 30, 2011 follows. Hold your cursor over each scholar's name to make an abstract appear.

Individual Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Elif Andac American Sociological Association, Fund for the Advancement of the Discipline "Reconciling Diversity Amidst Nation Building: A Comparative Study of Ethno-religious Conflict in Turkey"
Santa Arias Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Scholar Program - Colombia "Space, Place and Territory: Geographical Thinking in Colonial Latin America"
Hannah Britton Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Scholar Program - South Africa "State Strategies to Address Gender-Based Violence in South Africa"
Derrick Darby National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Stipend "What is Wrong with Racial Inequality?"
Bart Dean Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Scholar Program - Peru "Facing the Challenges of Conservation and Sustainable Community Development: Amazonian Studies at the Universidad Nacional de San Martin"
Jacob Dorman University of Texas at Austin, Harry Ransom Center Research Fellowship "A Black Actor on the English Stage and the Birth of Black Nationalism"
David Fedele ROKI-ZfFF Foundation "Wuorinen Chamber Music Recording by Trio Fedele"
Adrian Finucane University of Southern California - Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship "The South Sea Company and Anglo-Spanish Connections, 1713-1739"
Sherry Fowler Association for Asian Studies, Travel Grant "Accounts and Images of the Six Kannon Cult in Japan"
Marc L. Greenberg Research Grant of the Moravian-Silesian Region, hosted by Silesian University in Opava, Czech Republic "Dialect Variation and Historical Explanation in West and South Slavic Languages"
Crystal J. Hall Huntington Library, Dibner History of Science Short-Term Fellowship "Starry Knights: Galileo's Literary Heroes"
E. Bruce Hayes Newberry Library, Short-Term Fellowship "Castigating Comedy: Polemical Humor before and during the French Wars of Religion"
Maki Kaneko Japan Foundation, Long-Term Fellowship "Art as the Service of the State: Japanese Art in the War, 1930-1960"
Marni Kessler Boston Medical Library Center for the History of Medicine, Countway Medical Library Residency "Edgar Degas’ Family Album: The New Orleans Paintings, 1872-1873"
Terry Koenig Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Scholar Program - Kazakhstan "Cross-Cultural Social Policy: The Role and Future of Social Work, Social Policies, and Social Services in Kazakhstan"
Amy McNair Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation for International Scholarly Exchange "Catalogue of the Imperial Painting Collection in the Proclaiming Harmony Era: An Annotated Translation of Xuanhe huapu 宣和畫譜"
Yajaira M. Padilla Arizona State University, Institute for Humanities Research Fellowship "Central Americans in the US: The Politics of Belonging and Non-Belonging"
Margaret W. Pearce American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grant "Indigenous Place Names Mapping: Developing Best Practices"
Ann Rowland Harvard University Houghton Library, Joan Nordell Fellowship "John Keats in America"
Gitti Salami University of East Anglia - Sainsbury Research Unit, Visiting Fellowship; Boston University West African Research Association Grant "Postcolonial Yakurr Studies: An Aesthetics of Mud, Soot and Sharp Blades"
Antônio Simões Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Specialist Award - Brazil.  
Akiko Takeyama Japan Foundation, Scholars and Researchers Fellowship "Affect Economy: Labor, Commodity, and Consumer Capitalism in Millennial Japan"
Dale Urie Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright German Studies Seminar  
Jessica Vasquez Russell Sage Foundation, Visiting Scholar Program; Ford Foundation, Diversity Fellowship "Marriage Vows and Racial Choices: Family Dynamics and Assimilation among Latinos"
Svetlana Vassileva-Karagyozova Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena, Imre Kertész Kolleg Jena Fellowship "Poland's Last Communist Generation: Lost or Found in the Transition"
Maria Velasco Proyecto 'ace, Artist in Residence International Program "A Very Long Night"
Nina Vyatkina Language Learning Journal, Language Learning Research Grant "The Dynamics of Second Language Writing Development: Measuring Complexity and Variability"
Nathan Wood Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Scholar Program - Poland "Backwardness and Rushing Forward: Bicycles, Automobiles, and Airplanes in Poland, 1890-1939"

Institutional Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Victor Bailey National Endowment for the Humanities, Challenge Grant "Advancing Research Collaboration in the Humanities"
Edith Clowes The Institute of Turkish Studies, Grant "Matching Seed-Money Grant for New Positions in Turkish Language Instruction"
Karen Cook National Endowment for the Humanities, Humanities Collections and Reference Resources "Exploring the History of 19th-Century Ornithology and Scientific Illustration through the Works of John Gould"
Arienne Dwyer National Science Foundation, Documenting Endangered Languages Conference Grant "Co-Lang: Institute for Collaborative Language Documentation Training"
Arienne Dwyer National Science Foundation, Documenting Endangered Languages Grant "Interactive Inner Asia: documenting an endangered language contact area"
Arienne Dwyer National Science Foundation, Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences Grant "Light Verbs in Uyghur"
Saralyn Reece Hardy National Endowment for the Humanities, Humanities Collections and Reference Resources "Photographing and Creating Access to Collections of Global Art and Culture at the Spencer Museum of Art"
Thomas Heilke and Geetanjali Tiwari Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant Program - Hindi  
Jeffrey P. Moran (in collaboration with Lisa Wolf-Wendel) Philanthropist David Stout "The Founding and Early History of the Lawrence Gay Liberation Front (GLF): 1970-1979"
Ivana Radovanovic National Science Foundation, Archaeology and Archaeometry Grant "Settlement and coastal/inland interaction in the Iron Gates Mesolithic: PHASE 1 - SURVEY"

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