Fiscal Year 2017 Awards

A listing of KU humanities scholars awarded grants and fellowships by external agencies as a result of applications submitted between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017 follows. We will continue to learn results of applications submitted in Fiscal Year 2017 through early spring of 2018. Hold your cursor over each scholar's name to make an abstract appear.

Individual Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Benjamin Chappell

Council for the International Exchange of Ideas (CIES) Fulbright Scholar Program - Germany

Teaching American Studies in Germany 
Vitaly Chernetsky PEN America, Pen Heim Translation Fund Grant Felix Austria
Sherry Fowler AAS Northeast Asia Council (NEAC) Travel Grant Icon, Identity, and Collection: Japanese Buddhist Printed Images
Ayesha Hardison New York Public Library, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Scholar-in-Residence Program Fellowship Specters of Segregation in the Post-Civil Rights Imagination
Christopher Perreira National Research Council, Ford Foundation Diversity Fellowship Manufacturing Prisoner-Patient Consent: Race, Memory, and Violence in the Medical Archive
Colin Roust American Philosophical Society (APS), Franklin Research Grant The Music and Politics of Georges Auric
John Rury Council for the International Exchange of Ideas (CIES) Fulbright Scholar Program - Hungary The History of American Colleges and Universities
Erik Scott American Philosophical Society (APS), Franklin Research Grant Soviet Defectors and the Borders of the Cold World War
Philip Stinson University of Pennsylvania, Williams Visiting Professor of History of Art Visiting Professor
Sarah Goodman Thiel Harwood Institute for Public Innovation, Studio of Community Associate Building Relationships On and Off Campus
Benjamin Uchiyama Council for the International Exchange of Ideas (CIES) Fulbright Scholar Program - Japan Dancing Through Total War: Yokusan Culture and the Pursuit of Joy (with a tinge of desperation) in Wartime Japan
Kimberly Warren American Philosophical Society (APS), Franklin Research Grant; Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, Grant in Aid "Lift as we Climb": Mary McLeod Bethune's Campaigns for Gender, Civil, and Human Rights
Kimberly Warren Council for the International Exchange of Ideas (CIES) Fulbright - Danish Distinguished Chair in American Studies Citizens of the World: Human Rights in the United States, Greenland, and Denmark
Jennifer Weber United States Air Force, Visiting Professorship Visiting Professor, American History

Institutional Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Ayesha Hardison & Randal Jelks Kansas Humanities Council, Major Grants Program Black Love: A Symposium Celebrating the 80th Anniversary of Zora Neale Hurston
Andrew McKenzie National Science Foundation (NSF), Documenting Endangered Languages A Semantic Grammar of Kiowa-kio
Katheryn Rhine National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Humanities Connections Grant Global Medical Humanities: Bridging Digital Health Divides
Philip Stinson Loeb Classical Library Foundation Documentation of the Sebasteion: The Propylon: Year Three
Philip Stinson Merops Foundation Archaeological Fieldwork at Aphrodisias, Final Documentation of the Sebasteion: Year Three


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