Fiscal Year 2003 Awards

A listing of KU humanities scholars awarded grants and fellowships by external agencies as a result of applications submitted between July 1, 2002 and June 30, 2003 follows. Hold your cursor over each scholar's name to make an abstract appear.

Individual Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Lorraine Bayard de Volo United States Institute of Peace "Women’s Nonviolent Action in Latin America"
Debra Blumenthal American Council of Learned Societies, Andrew W. Mellon Fellowship for Junior Faculty (declined); University of Wisconsin-Madison Institute for Research in the Humanities, Solmsen Fellowship (declined); National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Stipend; Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Radcliffe Fellowship "Enemies and Familiars. Muslim, Eastern and Black African Slaves in Late Medieval Valencia"
Mary Catherine Davidson St. John's University Hill Monastic Manuscript Library "New Approaches to Medieval Multilingualism"
Richard De George Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Study & Conference Center "Ethics in a Digital Age"
Elaine Gerbert National Endowment for the Humanities, Fellowship "The Transformation of Visuality in Modern Japanese Literature"
Laura Herlihy Fulbright Scholar Program "Ethnographic Fieldwork and Teaching in Nicaragua"
Ann Huppert Worcester College, Oxford Scott Opler Fellowship in Architectural History "'Knowing' Antiquity: Compiling, Categorizing and Codifying Architectural Exempla in the Age of Printing"
Gwynne Jenkins The Bioethics Institute, Greenwall Fellowship Program in Bioethics and Health Policy "The Politics of Reproduction in Costa Rica: Archival Research on the Role of Good Will Caravans"
Marni Kessler The Getty Library Research Program "Sheer Material Presence, or the Veil in Late-Nineteenth-Century Avant-Garde Painting"
Patricia Manning Bibliographical Society of America "Blacking out Books: The Politics of Censorship in the Spanish Inquisition"
Brent Metz U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad; Fulbright Scholar Program "Out of the Shadows: The Death and Rebirth of the Ch'orti' Maya"
Jeffrey Moran The George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation "Scopes Trial and American Popular Belief: Race, Religion, and Science in the Trenches"
Jeffrey Moran American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grant "Grassroots Creation: Antievolutionism and the Scopes Trial in the Popular Mind"
Jeffrey Moran Fulbright Scholar Program "Teaching American History in Spain"
Mehrangiz Najafizadeh Fulbright Scholar Program "Azerbaijan at the Crossroads: Women and a Nation in Transition"
Naima B. Omar American Institute, Maghrib Studies Grant "To Switch or Not to Switch: A Sociolinguistic Analysis of Political Discourse in Tunisia"
Eric Rath American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grant "The Last Farm in Kyoto: Urban Farming in Early Modern Japan"
Margaret Rausch American Institute, Maghrib Studies Grant "Moroccan Women and Religious Expression: Tashilhit Berber Women’s Sufi Associations and Their Rituals"
Hagith Sivan W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research (declined); U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad "Conflicts and Concord: A History of Palestine in Late Antiquity"
Sherrie Tucker Frank Stanley Beveridge Foundation "Democracy on the Dance Floor: Race, Gender and the Nation at the Hollywood Canteen"
Judith Williams Ford Foundation, Postdoctoral Fellowship for Minorities; National Research Council of the National Academies "Teatro Experimental do Negro: History and Legacy"
Norman Yetman Fulbright, University of Salzburg Distinguished Chair in the Humanities and Social Sciences  

Institutional Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Victor Bailey Ford Foundation "The Shifting Borders of Race and Identity: A Research and Teaching Project on the Native American and African American Experience"
Victor Bailey Kansas Humanities Council "This Day in Kansas History: Territorial Kansas"
Maria Carlson U.S. Department of Education, National Resource Centers "Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Programs"
Paul D'Anieri U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Freedom Support Educational Partnerships Program "Development of Critical New and Expanded Capabilities in the Social Sciences in Ukraine"
Bartholomew Dean Fulbright Scholar Program "Lecture and Research in Anthropology at Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru"
Elaine Gerbert U.S. Department of Education, National Resource Centers "Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Programs"
Elaine Gerbert Kansas Humanities Council, Humanities Program Grant "Okinawa: Island Paradox" 
Elaine Gerbert The Japan Foundation "The Sights and Sounds of Japan"
Maryemma Graham National Endowment for the Humanities, Division of Public Programs Implementation Grants for Special Projects "The Langston Hughes National Poetry Project Presents 'Speaking of Rivers: Taking Poetry to the People'"
Maryemma Graham Kansas Humanities Council "Langston Hughes February Festival"
Sandra Gray Wenner-Gren Foundation "The Impact of AK47 Raiding on Maternal Strategies in an African Pastoralist Society"
Elizabeth Kuznesof U.S. Department of Education, National Resource Centers "Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowships Programs"
Elizabeth Kuznesof U.S. Department of Education, International Education and Graduate Programs "Seminar on Childhood for K-8 Teachers and Education Faculty in Argentina"
Elizabeth Kuznesof U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs "Andean and Amazonian Worlds: Culture, Language, and Society"
John Staniunas The Kansas Arts Commission, Operational Support for University Theatre  
William M. Tsutsui The Freeman Foundation, Undergraduate Asian Studies Funding Initiative "High School Asian Studies Funding Initiative"
Mary K. Zimmerman The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation "Will Rural Residents Accept a Heavier Tax Burden at the Local Level to Pay for Health Care Services?"

 


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