Fiscal Year 2008 Awards

A listing of KU humanities scholars awarded grants and fellowships by external agencies as a result of applications submitted between July 1, 2007 and June 30, 2008 follows. Hold your cursor over each scholar's name to make an abstract appear.

Individual Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Omofolabo Ajayi-Soyinka Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Program "Gender Relationships and the Challenges of Global Evangelism in Lebou Communities, Senegal"
Shawn Bitters Frans Masereel Centrum, Fellowship "American Disconnect"
Luis R. Corteguera Program for Cultural Cooperation Between Spanish Ministry of Culture and United States Universities "2009 40th Annual Meeting of the Society for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, Kansas City, Missouri (April 2-5, 2009)"
Sally Cornelison
Renaissance Society of America, INSR Grant for Florence
"Celebrating Sanctity: Art and the Relic Cult of St. Antoninus in Renaissance Florence"
Stephanie J. Fitzgerald American Association of University Women, Fellowship “Mapping the Textual Terrain: Land, Law and Gender in American Indian Women’s Writing”
Ruben Flores The University of Texas-Austin Institute for Historical Studies, Fellowship; Smithsonian Institution, Fellowship “Forging An American Pluralism: The Mexican Revolution and American Civil Rights”
John Head Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright award for the Trento Distinguished Chair in Law  
Laura Herlihy US Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Faculty Research Abroad Fellowship "Indigenous Women and Political Autonomy in Oaxaca, Mexico"
R. Keith McMahon National Endowment for the Humanities, Fellowship "Empresses and Consorts from the Ming to the End of Imperial China, 1368-1911"
Ann M. Schofield Rothermere American Institute, Senior Fellowship "The Age of Respectability: Gender, Class, and Cultural Change in America, 1870-1920"
Kim Warren Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, Career Enhancement Fellowship "'Lift as We Climb': Black Women’s Civil Rights Activism, 1930-1950"
Jennifer Weber Virginia Historical Society, Research Fellowship; William L. Clements Library, Jacob M. Price Visiting Research Fellowship "America’s First Draft"

Institutional Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Elizabeth Kuznesof Tinker Foundation, Field Research Grant  
Eric Rath U.S. State Department, Ngwang Choepal Fellowship Program "Cultural Exchange Program with Mayul Multi-Disciplinary Technical School"
Jie Zhang National Science Foundation, Grant "Testing the Productivity of Chinese Tone Sandhi"


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