Fiscal Year 2018 Awards

A listing of KU humanities scholars awarded grants and fellowships by external agencies as a result of applications submitted between July 1, 2017 and June 30, 2018 follows. We will continue to learn results of applications submitted in Fiscal Year 2018 through early spring of 2019. Hold your cursor over each scholar's name to make an abstract appear.

Individual Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Andrew Denning

American Philosophical Society (APS), Franklin Research Grant

Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD), German Academic Exchange Service

"Civilization through Circulation: Roads and Vehicles in Fascist Italy's African Colonies, 1922-1940"

Kris Ercums Council for the International Exchange of Scholars (CIES) Fulbright Program - Korea

"Queering Contemporary Asian Art"

Jessica Gerschultz Max Weber Foundation, Hans-Robert Roemer Fellowship for Visiting Scholars at the Orient-Institut Beirut

"Beirut and the “Aubusson Libanais” in the History of Modern Tapestry"

Martin Nedbal

Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) German Academic Exchange Service, DAAD Grant

"Mozart for Czechs and Germans: Eighteenth-Century Opera and National Identity in Prague 1787-1945"

F. María Velasco

AADK Spain, Artist in Residence

"Spaces of Conviviality"

Yun Kyoim

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Summer Programs in the Humanities for School Teachers and College and University Faculty

"Participant: Buddhist East Asia: The Interplay of Religion, the Arts and Politics"
Peter Zazzali  

Council for the International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), Fulbright Scholar Program - New Zealand 

"Drama School: A Sociocultural Analysis of Professional Actor Training in Anglophone Countries"

Institutional Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Deborah Dandridge The Walton Family Foundation

"Brown v. Board of Education Plaintiff Writers’ and Essays Project Narrative Workshops"

Corey Maley

National Science Foundation (NSF), Science, Technology, and Society (STS)

"Analog Neural Computation Prospectus"

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