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

"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"

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"

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