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Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers*
Date range: 2010-2012
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St. Louis University (St. Louis, MO 63103-2097)
Charles Henry Parker
EH-50300-12
Empires and Interactions Across the Early Modern World, 1400-1800

A four-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty on new theoretical approaches to teaching world history.

Project fields: History, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $170,579
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Community College Humanities Association (Newark, NJ 07102)
Sterling Delano
EH-50302-12
Transcendentalism and Social Action in the Age of Emerson, Thoreau, and Fuller

A two-week institute for twenty-five college and university teachers on Transcendentalism and social reform, to be held in Concord, Massachusetts.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $134,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2014

Newberry Library (Chicago, IL 60610-3380)
Liesl Marie Olson
EH-50305-12
Making Modernism: Literature and Culture in Twentieth-Century Chicago, 1893-1955

A four-week institute for twenty-five college and university teachers on modernism in Chicago in the first half of the twentieth century.

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $201,296
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2014

Funding details
Original grant (2012) $189,359
Supplement (2013) $11,937

Community College Humanities Association (Newark, NJ 07102)
Beverly Blois
EH-50306-12
India’s Past and the Making of the Present

A four-week institute for twenty-four higher education faculty to study the history and culture of India in New Delhi and other important sites on the subcontinent.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $210,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2014

Columbia University (New York, NY 10027)
Timothy M. Frye (project director)
Edward Kasinec (co-project director)
EH-50310-12
America's Russian-Speaking Immigrants and Refugees: Twentieth Century Migration and Memory

A three-week institute for twenty-five higher education faculty to investigate four waves of Russophone immigrants to America.

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $166,215
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Columbia University (New York, NY 10027)
Timothy M. Frye (project director)
Robert H. Davis (co-project director)
EH-50310-12
America's Russian-Speaking Immigrants and Refugees: Twentieth Century Migration and Memory

A three-week institute for twenty-five higher education faculty to investigate four waves of Russophone immigrants to America.

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $166,215
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Bard College (Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12571)
David Jaffee
EH-50312-12
American Material Culture: Nineteenth-Century New York

A four-week institute for eighteen college and university teachers on American material culture, using nineteenth-century New York City as a case study.

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $181,084
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Newberry Library (Chicago, IL 60610-3380)
Carla Zecher
EH-50319-12
Music and Travel in Europe and the Americas, 1500-1800

A four-week institute for twenty-two higher education faculty to explore the intersections of the history of music and the history of travel.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $199,738
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Harvard University (Cambridge, MA 02138-3800)
Henry Louis Gates (project director)
Patricia Ann Sullivan (co-project director)
EH-50321-12
African-American Struggles for Freedom and Civil Rights

A four-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty on African-American struggles for equality and rights from Reconstruction to the 1960s.

Project fields: African American Studies
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $197,559
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Harvard University (Cambridge, MA 02138-3800)
Henry Louis Gates (project director)
Waldo Martin (co-project director)
EH-50321-12
African-American Struggles for Freedom and Civil Rights

A four-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty on African-American struggles for equality and rights from Reconstruction to the 1960s.

Project fields: African American Studies
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $197,559
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Georgia Historical Society (Savannah, GA 31401-4889)
Stan Deaton
EH-50325-12
African-American History and Culture in the Georgia Lowcountry

A two-week institute for twenty-five college and university teachers to explore African-American life and culture in Savannah and Georgia's coastal islands.

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Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $158,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Funding details
Original grant (2012) $146,000
Supplement (2013) $12,000

Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI 48824-1168)
Frederick Gifford
EH-50326-12
Development Ethics: Questions, Challenges, and Responsibilities

A four-week institute for twenty-five higher education faculty to engage in discussion and debate over critical issues in the field of development ethics.

Project fields: Philosophy, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $207,135
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 6/30/2014

Funding details
Original grant (2012) $189,635
Supplement (2013) $5,500
Supplement (2013) $12,000

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL 61820-6903)
Elizabeth Lowe McCoy
EH-50329-12
The Centrality of Translation to the Humanities: New Interdisciplinary Scholarship

A three-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty to examine the nature of translation and its central place in the humanities.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $156,083
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc (Lawrence, KS 66045-3101)
Maryemma Graham
EH-50339-12
Don't Deny My Voice: Reading and Teaching African-American Poetry

A three-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty on African-American poetry and poetics.

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $189,203
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Duke University (Durham, NC 27708)
Bruce Caldwell
EH-50343-12
The History of Political Economy

A three-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty on the history of economic thought.

Project fields: Economics
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $152,057
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Shakespeare Theatre (Washington, DC 20003-2834)
Samantha Wyer
EH-50254-11
Three Symposia at the Washington Shakespeare Theatre

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Project fields: Theater History and Criticism
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $25,000
Grant period: 11/1/2010 – 7/31/2011

Mystic Seaport Museum (Mystic, CT 06355)
Glenn Gordinier (project director)
Eric P. Roorda (co-project director)
EH-50299-11
The American Maritime People

A five-week institute for twenty college and university faculty members on the American maritime experience over the past four centuries.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $165,016
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2013

Funding details
Original grant (2011) $155,016
Supplement (2012) $10,000

CUNY Research Foundation, Graduate School and University Center (New York, NY 10016-4309)
Donna Thompson Ray
EH-50259-11
The Visual Culture of the American Civil War

A two-week institute for thirty college and university faculty members on the visual culture of the American Civil War.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $179,894
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 6/30/2013

Funding details
Original grant (2011) $169,894
Supplement (2012) $10,000

University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ 85721-0001)
Shaun Nichols (project director)
Ron Mallon (co-project director)
EH-50262-11
Experimental Philosophy

A four-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty members on experimental philosophy which assesses the intuitions of ordinary people regarding important philosophical questions.

Project fields: Philosophy, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $190,940
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

New York University (New York, NY 10012-1019)
John Kuo Wei Tchen (project director)
Margo Lani Machida (co-project director)
EH-50264-11
Re-envisioning Asian American Art History

A three-week institute at New York University for twenty-five college and university faculty members on pivotal developments and critical issues in Asian-American art history.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $193,251
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Funding details
Original grant (2011) $183,251
Supplement (2012) $10,000

Community College Humanities Association (Newark, NJ 07102)
Laraine Anne Fletcher (project director)
George L. Scheper (co-project director)
EH-50266-11
Mesoamerica and the Southwest: A New History for an Ancient Land

A five-week institute for twenty-four college and university faculty members to explore Mesoamerica and the Ancient Southwest.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $251,221
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2013

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC 27599-0001)
Sharon Lynn James (project director)
Timothy J. Moore (co-project director)
EH-50268-11
Roman Comedy in Performance

A four-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty members, exploring Roman comedy through performance.

Project fields: Classics
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $168,024
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

University of California, Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1077)
Sharon Kinoshita (project director)
Brian A. Catlos (co-project director)
EH-50275-11
Networks and Knowledge in the Medieval Muslim-Christian-Jewish Mediterranean

A four-week institute for twenty-four college and university faculty members, held in Barcelona, Spain, examining innovation in the medieval Mediterranean world arrising from the interactions of Muslims, Jews, and Christians.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Pennsylvania State University, Main Campus (University Park, PA 16802)
Lovalerie King
EH-50287-11
Contemporary African American Literature

A three-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty members to engage in critical debates on contemporary African-American literature.

Project fields: Literary Criticism
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $166,556
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Funding details
Original grant (2011) $161,556
Supplement (2012) $5,000

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22904-4195)
Francesca Fiorani
EH-50290-11
Leonardo da Vinci: Between Art and Science

A three-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty members to explore the relations between art and science in the Renaissance.

Project fields: Arts, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $204,083
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Community College Humanities Association (Newark, NJ 07102)
Gregory Warden (project director)
Carole N. Lester (co-project director)
EH-50291-11
The Legacy of Ancient Italy: The Etruscan and Early Roman City

A three-week institute for twenty-four college and university faculty members to study Etruscan and early Roman culture.

Project fields: Area Studies
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $195,602
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

College of Charleston (Charleston, SC 29424-0001)
Christian Coseru (project director)
Jay L. Garfield (co-project director)
EH-50292-11
Investigating Consciousness: Buddhist and Contemporary Philosophical Perspectives

A two-week institute for twenty college and university faculty members on consciousness as understood in phenomenology, analytic philosophy, and Buddhist philosophy.

Project fields: Philosophy, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $158,931
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2013

Society for Ethnomusicology, Inc. (Bloomington, IN 47405)
Eric S. Charry
EH-50226-10
Ethnomusicology and Global Culture

A two-week summer institute for twenty-five college and university faculty examining recent scholarship on ethnomusicology and focusing on how music is transformed when it travels from one place to another.

Project fields: Music History and Criticism
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $115,717
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

Bard College (Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12571)
David P. Jaffee
EH-50228-10
American Material Culture: 19th-Century New York

A four-week institute for eighteen college and university teachers on American material culture, using 19th-century New York City as a case study.

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $152,761
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

Community College Humanities Association (Newark, NJ 07102)
George L. Scheper (project director)
Laraine Anne Fletcher (co-project director)
EH-50229-10
Revisioning the Maya World: New Directions in Scholarship and Teaching

A five-week summer institute for twenty-four college and university faculty, to be held on-site in southern Mexico, northern Guatemala, and Belize, exploring the history and culture of the Maya.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $257,044
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2012

Community College Humanities Association (Newark, NJ 07102)
Beverly Blois (project director)
Daniel Ehnbom (co-project director)
EH-50231-10
The Cultural and Historical Development of Modern India

A four-week summer institute for twenty-four college and university faculty in New Delhi, exploring selected aspects of India's history, literature, architecture, art, and religion.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $226,017
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

Columbia University (New York, NY 10027)
Timothy M. Frye (project director)
Edward Kasinec (co-project director)
EH-50234-10
America Engages Eurasia: Studies, Teaching, and Resources

A three-week institute for twenty-five college and university teachers on the development of the field of Eurasian studies in the United States.

Project fields: Area Studies
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $178,956
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

Harvard University (Cambridge, MA 02138-3800)
Henry Louis Gates (project director)
Waldo Martin (co-project director)
EH-50235-10
African-American Struggles for Freedom and Human Rights 1865-1965

A four-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty on the African-American struggles for equality and rights from Reconstruction to the 1960s.

Project fields: African American Studies
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,004
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington, DC 20003-1094)
Michael Neill (project director)
Kathleen Lynch (co-project director)
EH-50239-10
Shakespeare: From the Globe to the Global

A five-week college and university teacher institute for twenty participants to examine the history of reception, adaptation, translation, and re-conceptualization of Shakespeare's works.

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $206,053
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2012

Funding details
Original grant (2010) $196,053
Supplement (2011) $10,000

East-West Center (Honolulu, HI 96848-1601)
Peter D. Hershock (project director)
Leonard Y. Andaya (co-project director)
EH-50240-10
The Dynamics of Cultural Unity and Diversity in Southeast Asia

A five-week summer institute for twenty-five college and university faculty exploring the ways in which Southeast Asian societies have historically coped with diversity and striven for unity.

Project fields: Asian Studies
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $199,330
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (North Adams, MA 01247-4100)
Frances Jones-Sneed (project director)
Richard Arthur Courage (co-project director)
EH-50245-10
The Role of Place in African American Biography

A four-week summer institute for twenty-five college and university faculty to explore African-American history in rural New England.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $183,468
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, MD 21218)
Ben Vinson (project director)
Stewart King (co-project director)
EH-50247-10
Slaves, Soldiers, Rebels: Black Resistance in the Tropical Atlantic, 1760 - 1888

A five-week summer institute for twenty-five college and university faculty, exploring slave rebellions in the American South, the Caribbean, and the eastern coast of Central and South America.

Project fields: History, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $182,514
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ 85287-0001)
Dan Shilling (project director)
Joan McGregor (co-project director)
EH-50248-10
Rethinking the Land Ethic: Sustainability and the Humanities

A four-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty to examine the concept of sustainability from the perspectives of humanities disciplines.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $207,806
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2012

Funding details
Original grant (2010) $197,882
Supplement (2011) $9,924

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