Fiscal Year 2014 Awards

A listing of KU humanities scholars awarded grants and fellowships by external agencies as a result of applications submitted between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014 follows. Hold your cursor over each scholar's name to make an abstract appear.

Individual Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Mariana Candido American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grant "Atlantic Ties: Women's Economic Roles in nineteenth-century Angola"
Anthony Corbeill Vassar College, Blegen Research Fellowship "Poetic Authority in Ancient Rome"
Sally Cornelison American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grant "Mannered Piety: Giorgio Vasari's Religious Paintings and Chapels"
Jacob Dorman American Council of Learned Societies, Charles A. Ryskamp Research Fellowship "Black Orientalism: Representing Islam in American Popular Culture and African American Religion"
Arienne Dwyer John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, Fellowship "Inner Asian Convergence"
Stephanie Fitzgerald American Council of Learned Societies, Fellowship "Red Letters: Print Culture, Alternative Presses, and the Rise of Contemporary Native American Poetry, 1968-1984"
Jessica Gerschultz American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grant "Décoration and the New École in Tunis"
Sara M. Gregg Rachel Carson Center for Environmental Studies, Fellowship "Mapping the Landscape of U.S. Homesteading, 1863-1986"
Randal Jelks Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright - Masaryk University Distinguished Chair in Social Studies "Biographies of Everyday Black Religion"
Jay Johnson American Council of Learned Societies, Collaborative Research Fellowship "Being-together-in-place: A geohumanistic exploration of place-based politics in postcolonial settler-states"
Paul Kelton University of Michigan, William L. Clements Library "Empires of Blood: Indigenous Peoples and the Fight for North America, 1754-1783"
Kelly Kindscher American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grant "The Ethnobotany Manuscripts of Melvin Gilmore (1868-1940)"
Margaret Pearce The Davis Family Foundation "Penobscot Nation Cultural and Historic Preservation: This is how we name our lands"
Hagith Sivan W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Annual Professorship "In the Shade of Our Ancestors: Jewish Childhood in Antiquity"
Akiko Takeyama Japan Foundation, Fellowship "Affect Economy of Human Trafficking: Vulnerability, Hope, and Risky Endeavor in Japan"
Nina Vyatkina Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Scholar Program-Germany "Studies in second language acquisition; Longitudinal learner development in German as a second language"

Institutional Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Meghan Greene U.S. Department of Education: National Resource Centers, grant; Foreign Languages and Area Studies, grant  
Jason Kandybowicz National Science Foundation, Documenting Endangered Languages "Africa's Endangered Languages: Documentary and Theoretical Approaches"
Jill Kuhnheim Tinker Foundation Incorporated, Field Research Grant  
Elizabeth MacGonagle U.S. Department of Education: Foreign Languages and Area Studies, grant  

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