Fiscal Year 2019 Awards

A listing of KU humanities scholars awarded grants and fellowships by external agencies as a result of applications submitted between July 1, 2018 and June 30, 2019 follows. We will continue to learn results of applications submitted in Fiscal Year 2019 through early spring of 2020. Hold your cursor over each scholar's name to make an abstract appear.

Individual Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Catherine Batza American Philosophical Society (APS), Franklin Research Grant "Aids in the Heartland"
Catherine Batza Harvard University Radcliff Institute for Advanced Study Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library, Mellon-Schlesinger Summser Research Award "Boston Reproductive Walking Tour Podcast"
Farhan Karim
Volswagen/stiftung/Andrew. Mellon Foundation
"Conjectural 3D of Louis I. Kahn's Presidential Estate of Islamabad, Pakistan: ExploringVisualizing Unbuilt Architectural Projects"
Anna Karpusheva American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), Fellowship and Public Programs Office "In Search of a Form for Soviet Trauma: Svetlana Alexievich's Prose between History and Literature"
Lance Rake Council for the International Exchange of Scholars (CIES), Fulbright Scholars Program "Reimagining the Future of Mobility with and Sustainable Bamboo Bicycle"
Anna Rowland Nationa Humanties Center, Fellowship "Reading Keats in America"
Erik Scott American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS), Fellowship "Soviet Defectors and the Borders of the Cold War World"
Whitney Sperrazza American Philosophical Society (APS), Franklin Research Grant "Perverse Intimiacies: Poetic Form and the Early Modern Female Body"
Akiko Takeyama Social Science Research Council (SSRC), Abe Fellowship Program "The Impact of Policy on the Ambiguous Legal Status of Sex Workes in Japan's Adult Video Industry"
Hui Faye Xiao American Philosophical Society (APS), Franklin Research Grant "Feminisms with Chinese Characteristics: 1995-2018"


Institutional Awards

Name  Agency/Award Project Title
Sarah Bishop, Associate Director, Hall Center for the Humanities Kansas Humanities Council

"Haunting Humanities: Disciplinein the Dark"

Marta Caminero-Santangelo, Interim Director, Hall Center for the Humanities Consortium of Humanities Centes and Institutes (CHCI) "Global Humanities Institutes 2020: Chronic Conditions: Childhood and Social Suffering in Global Africa"
Rhonda Houser, GIS Librarian and Data Specialist, KU Libraries MidAmerica GIS Consortium Ltd. (MAGIC)  
Brian Rosenblum University of Pittsburgh "Migration Stories Sustaining Digital Humanities Institute"
Brenda Wawire STARTALK, National Foreign Language Center "KU STARTALK Swahili Academy"



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