Fiscal Year 2015 Awards

A listing of KU humanities scholars awarded grants and fellowships by external agencies as a result of applications submitted between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015 follows. We will continue to learn results of applications submitted in Fiscal Year 2015 through early spring of 2016. Hold your cursor over each scholar's name to make an abstract appear.

Individual Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
John Christopher Brown Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Scholar Program-Brazil  
Marie Grace Brown Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Career Enhancement Fellowship; American Association of University Women, Publication Grant "Khartoum at Night: The Politics and Pleasures of Fashion in Imperial Sudan"
Vitaly A. Chernetsky National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Stipend “Globalization and the Euromaidan: Ukraine's Ongoing Social Transformation and its Literary Representations”
Sally J. Cornelison Kress Foundation, Conference Grant “Vasari @ Santa Croce: Artistic Transformation and Medicean Agenda in Late-Renaissance Florence”
Gregory T. Cushman Carnegie Foundation, Fellowship; Rachel Carson Center for Environmental Studies, Carson Fellowship “The Anthropocene: A People’s History of the Earth Under Human Domination”
Alexander C. Diener Harvard University, Kathryn W. and Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies Fellowship “Parsing Mobilities in Central Eurasia: Border Management and the New Silk Road”
Alexander C. Diener Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Kennan Institute Short-Term Grant “Narrating the Nation Through Urban Space”
Stephanie J. Fitzgerald National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Program "On Native Grounds: Studies of Native American Histories and the Land"
Verónica Ines Garibotto National Research Council Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, CONICET, Argentina “Historicity at a Crossroads: Re-Thinking Testimonial Narrative”
Jessica Gerschultz American Council of Learned Societies, International and Area Studies Fellowship “Decorative Arts of the Tunisian École: Fabrications of Modernism, Gender, and Class in Tunisia (1948-1972)”
Heba Mohamed Hosam Eldin Mostafa Kunsthistorisches Institut (KHI) in Florenz  Max-Planck-Institut in Florence, Italy “Site and Narrative: Story-Shaping, Early Islamic Sacred Space and the Legacy of Pre-Islam”
Heba Mohamed Hosam Eldin Mostafa Getty Foundation, SOAS, University of London Research Seminar “Art of the Crusades: A Re-Evaluation”
Clifton L. Pye Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Scholar Program - Mexico (In collaboration with Barbara Blaha Degler, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Merida, Mexico) "Expanding the Comparative Study of Mayan Language Acquisition"
John L. Rury American Council of Learned Societies, Collaborative Research Fellowship (In collaboration with Derrick Darby, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor) "The Color of Mind: Why the Origins of the Achievement Gap Matter for Justice"
Maya Kerstin Hyun Stiller Harvard University's Korea Institute, Soon Young Kim Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Korean Studies; American Council of Learned Societies, The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships in Buddhist Studies "Transformational Visions and Encounters: The Sacred Space of Kŭmgangsan"
Margot Versteeg American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grant "After Empire: Emilia Pardo Bazán’s Theatrical Vision of a New Spain"
Jiso Yoon The Japan Foundation, Japanese Studies Fellowship; Social Science Research Council, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Fellowship “Women’s Political Representation in Local Parliaments in Japan: Descriptive and Substantive Representation in the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly”
David W. Tell National Endowment for the Humanities, Fellowship "Scaling Emmett Till"

Institutional Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Santa Arias American Library Association, The Common Good: Humanities in the Public Square "Latino Americans: 500 years of History"
Arienne M. Dwyer Henry Luce Foundation, Asia Program "Annotated Turki Manuscripts from the Jarring Collection Online"
Arienne M. Dwyer National Science Foundation, Early Concept Grants for Exploratory Research "IIS: Automatic Speech Recognition for Uyghur"
Philip T. Stinson Loeb Classical Library Foundation “Documentation of the Sebasteion: The Propylon”
Philip T. Stinson Merops Foundation “Archaeological Field Research at Aphrodisias: Final Documentation of the Sebasteion”

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