Fiscal Year 2013 Awards

A listing of KU humanities scholars awarded grants and fellowships by external agencies as a result of applications submitted between July 1, 2012 and June 30, 2013 follows. Hold your cursor over each scholar's name to make an abstract appear.

Individual Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Arienne Dwyer National Endowment for Humanities, Fellowship "Narratives and Meta-narratives of the Silk Road"
Iris Fischer National Endowment for Humanities, Fellowship "Charles Peirce and the Role of Aesthetic Expression in 19th-Century U.S. Philosophy and Semiotics"
Sherry Fowler Library of Congress - Asian Division Friends Society, Florence Tan Moeson Fellowship "Accounts and Images of the Six Kannon Cult in Japan"
Joseph Harrington Millay Colony for the Arts "Goodnight Whoever's Listening (v. 4 of Dead Mom Scrolls)"
Kij Johnson The Bakken Museum, Visiting Research Fellowship "Electrical Research and Practice for a Novel, Kylen: The Moveable City"
Laura Mielke National Historical Publications and Records Commission, Association for Documentary Editing "The Manuscript Dramas of Kate Edwards and Jason Clarke Swayze"
Kathryn Rhine Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Scholar Program-Nigeria; Wenner-Gren Foundation Grant "Cultures of Collision: Road Traffic Accidents and the Policy of Trauma Care in Nigeria"
Erik Scott National Council for Eurasian and East European Research, Short-Term Travel Grant for Georgia and Russia; American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grant "Familiar Strangers: The Georgian Diaspora in the Soviet Union"
Philip Wedge National Sporting Library, John H. Daniels Fellowship "'Saving the best of the coveys': Sport in the Novels of Jane Austen"
Ketty Wong-Cruz Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Scholar Program-China "The Dragon's Encounters with the West: Salsa and ballroom dancing in China"
Molly Zahn University of Wisconsin Madison, Institute for Research in the Humanities "Textual Transfigurations: The Genres of Scriptural Rewriting in Second Temple Judaism"

Institutional Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Gregory Cushman National Science Foundation, Science, Technology, and Society, Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant "Floods, Worms, and Cattle Plague: Natural Disaster at the end of the Dutch Golden Age"
Arienne Dwyer National Science Foundation, Linguistics, Documenting Endangered Languages "Documenting and Preserving the Northern Cheyenne Signs and Videos"
J. Megan Greene Institute of International Education, Defense Language and National Security Education Office "Building Language Capacity to Meet national Security Needs: The University of Kansas Language Training Center"
Jennifer Ng and Don Stull Spencer Foundation, Small Grants Program "Ethnography of Education in Garden City, Kansas"
Mariya Omelicheva The Fred and Mary Koch Foundation "Atlas Shrugged: Examining Free Market Ideas in English and Russian"
Mariya Omelicheva United States Institute for Peace, Public Education for Peacebuilding Program "Kansas to Kosovo: Path to Peace Web Forum"

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