Fiscal Year 2012 Awards

A listing of KU humanities scholars awarded grants and fellowships by external agencies as a result of applications submitted between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012 follows. Hold your cursor over each scholar's name to make an abstract appear.

Individual Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
Giselle Anatol New York Public Library -Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Scholar-in-Residence Program Fellowship "The Things that Fly in the Night: Female Vampirism in Literature of the African Diaspora"
Philip Barnard National Endowment for the Humanities, Special Editions Grants "The Letters of Charles Brockden Brown"
Dale Dorsey Tulane University - Murphy Institute Center for Ethics and Public Affairs "The Limits of Moral Authority"
Ruben Flores Southern Methodist University - The William P. Clements Center for Southwest Studies "The Beloved Communities: Mexico's Melting Pot and the Making of American Civil Rights"
J. Megan Greene Andrew W. Mellon Foundation - Needham Research Institute "Developing the Hinterland"
Bruce Hayes American Philosophical Society, Franklin Research Grant; National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Stipend Award "Castigating Comedy: Polemical Humor at the Start of the French Wars of Religion"
Deborah Hedden Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Scholar Program - Lithuania "Music Education: Curriculum Development at Vilnius Pedagogical University"
John Janzen Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Scholar Program - Sub-Saharan Africa "The Social Reproduction of Health in Contemporary Lower Congo"
Scott Jenkins National Endowment for the Humanities, Fellowship "Friedrich Nietzsche and the Problem of Pessimism"
Marni Kessler Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study - Schlesinger Library "Preserving Claude Monet’s 'Jar of Peaches' 1866"
Nayma Khan (graduate student) American Association of University Women, International Doctoral Fellowship - Bangladesh "Making Women-friendly Hospitals in Bangladesh: An investigation into the effects of hospital layouts on wayfinding problems and patient satisfaction among pregnant Bangladeshi women"
Deborah Kirk (graduate student) National Science Foundation, Graduate Research Fellowship "Visualizing the Cherokee Homeland through Indigenous Historical GIS: An Interactive Map of James Mooney’s Ethnographic Fieldwork"
Jonathan Lamb Folger Shakespeare Library, Short Term Fellowship "Shakespeare’s Writing Practice: ‘Literary’ Shakespeare and the Work of Form"
Burdett Loomis Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Scholar Chair - Australia "Lobbying, Information, and Impact: The Australian Experience"
Elizabeth MacGonagle New York Public Library - Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Travel Award "Remembering Africa: Situation Slavery at Sites of Memory"
Ebenezer Obadare Social Science Research Council - Religion and the Public Sphere: New Directions in the Study of Prayer "Repertoires of Devotion: Prayer and the Rose of Charismatic Islam"
Margaret Pearce American Council of Learned Societies, Fellowship; School for Advanced Research - Resident Scholar Program, Anne Ray Fellowship "Fostering Climate Dialogue With Cartography: A Model for Incorporating Indigenous and non-Indigenous Knowledge"; "A Cartographic Common Ground for Indigenous and Western Climate Knowledge"
Roberta Pergher School of Historical Studies - Institute for Advanced Study "Fascist Borderlands: Nation, Empire and Italy's Settlement Program, 1922-1943"
Misty Schieberle American Association of University Women, American Fellowship "Feminized Counsel: Women Counselors in Late Medieval English Advice Literature"
Paul Scott Calgary Institute for the Humanities, Visiting Fellowship; University of California Los Angeles, Clark Short-term Fellowship; Lilly Library - Indiana University, Everett Helm Visiting Fellowship "The Poetics of Subversion: Breaking Institutional Codes in Ancient Régime France"
Alesia Woszidlo Council for the International Exchange of Scholars, Fulbright Scholar Program - Germany "Cultural differences in older American and German couples’ perceptions of resources and the dyadic influence of partners’ health on their marital quality."

Institutional Awards

Name Agency/Award Project Title
William Comer Institution of International Education, Project Global Officers "KU Project GO Center: Critical Language Skills and Regional Expertise for 21st Century Officers"
Maryemma Graham National Endowment for the Humanties, Summer Seminars and Institutes Program for College and University Faculty "Don't Deny My Voice: Reading and Teaching African American Poetries"

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