Fiscal Year 2009 Awards

A listing of KU humanities scholars awarded grants and fellowships by external agencies as a result of applications submitted between July 1, 2008 and June 30, 2009 follows. Hold your cursor over each scholar's name to make an abstract appear.

Individual Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Marta M. Caminero-Santangelo Smithsonian Institution "‘Illegal’: Narrating the Non-Nation"
Katherine R. P. Clark American Philosophical Society Franklin Research Grant "Identity Formation in North East England, 1500-1850: The Claverings and their Built Environment"
Anthony Corbeill All Souls College, Oxford Visiting Fellowship "Boundaries of Sex and Gender in Ancient Rome"
Stephanie Fitzgerald The Newberry Library, Susan Kelly Power and Helen Hornbeck Tanner Fellowship "Land Narratives: Native Histories of Land and Law"
Ruben Flores National Academy of Education, Spencer Postdoctoral Fellowship "Forging an American Pluralism: The Mexican Revolution and American Civil Rights."
Sherry Fowler Japan Foundation, Fellowship "Accounts and Images of the Six Kannon Cult in Japan"
Tanya Golash-Boza Fulbright Scholar Program (declined) "The Transnational Ties of Deportees in Goiás"
Tanya Golash-Boza U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Fellowship “Age of Exile: The Transnational Ties of Deportees in Brazil, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, and Jamaica”
Maryemma Graham University of Texas at San Antonio, Senior Research Fellowship "The Margaret Walker Journals"
John W. Hoopes American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grant "Urgent Mapping and Preservation of a Pre-Columbian Settlement in the Caribbean Lowlands of Northeastern Costa Rica"
Maki Kaneko Metropolitan Center for Far Eastern Art Studies "Art at the Service of the State: Japanese Artists in the War, 1907-1952"
Laura Mielke American Antiquarian Society(Declined) "Performing Speech: The Orator and Popular Theatre in the Antebellum United States"
Tim Miller University of Southern Indiana - Rice Library Communal Studies Center, Grant "Encyclopedia of American Intentional Communities"
Mehrangiz Najafizadeh American Councils for International Education, Title VIII Special Initiatives Fellowship Program "Azeri Women’s Voices: Narratives of Refugees and IDPs from the Nagorno-Karabakh War and Implications for Humanitarian Social Policy"
Dena Register Fulbright Scholar Program "Development of the Music Therapy Profession and Course of Study; Perceptions of Music Therapy in the Medical Setting"
Ann Rowland American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grant "John Keats in America"
Gitti Salami Smithsonian Institution "Yakurr ‘Tradition’ in Postcolonial Nigeria"
Sherrie J. Tucker National Endowment for the Humanities, Fellowship "Dance Floor Democracy: The Social Geography of Memory at the Hollywood Canteen"
Deb Olin Unferth Creative Capital Foundation, Andy Warhol Grant for Innovative Writing "Natural Citizens"
Marta V. Vicente Bibliographical Society of America, Reese Fellowship for American Bibliography and the History of the Book in the Americas "Pornography and the Spanish Inquisition: The Reading of a Forbidden Best-Seller"
Donald Worster Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies "Americans in the Land of Abundance"
Kyoim Yun Seoul National University - Kyujanggak Institute for Korean Studies "Ritual Economy: Values of Exchange in Korean Shamanic Practice"

Institutional Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Philip H. Barnard National Endowment for the Humanities, Special Editions Grants (In collaboration with project director Mark Kamrath, University of Central Florida) "The Letters of Charles Brockden Brown"
Derrick L. Darby The Spencer Foundation "Philosophy and the Racial Achievement Gap"
Maryemma Graham The National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Seminars and Institutes Program "The Wright Connection: Reading Black Boy, Native Son, Uncle Tom’s Children"
Janet Sharistanian and Theodore A. Wilson National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Seminars for School Teachers Grant "America and The Great War: An Interdisciplinary Seminar in Literature and History"

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