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Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers*
Date range: 2011-2013
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CUNY Research Foundation, Graduate School and University Center (New York, NY 10016-4309)
Donna Thompson Ray (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
EH-50355-13
The Visual Culture of the American Civil War

To support: A two-week summer institute for thirty college and university faculty on the visual culture of the Civil War.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $200,000 (approved); $200,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Georgia College and State University (Milledgeville, GA 31061-3375)
Bruce Gentry (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
EH-50366-13
Reconsidering Flannery O'Connor

To support: A four-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty to examine Flannery O'Connor's work through various critical and disciplinary perspectives.

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $193,448 (approved); $193,448 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Columbia University (New York, NY 10027)
Alan Timberlake (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
EH-50405-13
America's East Central Europeans: Migration and Memory

To support: A three-week summer institute for twenty-five college and university faculty on twentieth-century immigration to the United States from East Central Europe.

Project fields: Urban Studies
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $166,518 (approved); $166,518 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

University of Tennessee, Chattanooga (Chattanooga, TN 37403-2504)
Irven Resnick (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
EH-50354-13
Representations of the "Other": Jews in Medieval England

To support: A five-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty to examine changes in the perception of Jews in medieval England, to take place in England, at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies.

Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $191,592 (approved); $191,592 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Community College Humanities Association (Newark, NJ 07102)
George Scheper (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present); Laraine Fletcher (Co Project Director, 08/26/2013 - present)
EH-50356-13
Pictorial Histories and Myth-Histories: "Graphic Novels" of the Mixtecs and Aztecs

To support: A four-week institute for twenty-four college and university faculty to study Pre-Columbian and Early Colonial pictorial manuscripts authored by indigenous peoples of central Mexico and Puebla between 1100 and 1600 C.E.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $189,935 (approved); $189,935 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Jackson State University (Jackson, MS 39217-0001)
Michelle Deardorff (Co Project Director, 09/03/2013 - present); Rico Chapman (Project Director, 09/03/2013 - present); Michelle Deardorff (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - 09/04/2013)
EH-50357-13
Mississippi in the National Civil Rights Narrative

To support: A three-week institute for college and university teachers on the Civil Rights movement in Mississippi and its relation to national developments.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $185,547 (approved); $185,547 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

George Mason University (Fairfax, VA 22030-4444)
Richard Stillson (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
EH-50358-13
The View from the East: The Federal Government and the American West

To support: A five-week summer institute for twenty-five college and university faculty to study aspects of the federal government's influence in western United States history.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $217,181 (approved); $217,181 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

University of California, Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1077)
Karen Bassi (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
EH-50360-13
Mortality: Facing Death in Ancient Greece

To support: A four-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty to study the history of mortality in ancient Greek culture.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $200,000 (approved); $200,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR 97331-8565)
Joseph Krause (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
EH-50361-13
Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia: Literature, the Arts, and Cinema since Independence

To support: A three-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty to study the literature, cinema, and other artistic production of post-colonial Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia.

Project fields: U.S. Regional Studies
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $174,857 (approved); $174,857 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Gonzaga University (Spokane, WA 99258-1774)
Douglas Kries (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
EH-50367-13
Medieval Political Philosophy: Islamic, Jewish, and Christian

To support: A four-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty to study medieval works of political philosophy written by Muslims, Jews, and Christians, exploring what the works have in common and what divides them.

Project fields: History of Philosophy
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $154,548 (approved); $154,548 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2015

Mystic Seaport Museum (Mystic, CT 06355)
Glenn Gordinier (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
EH-50368-13
The American Maritime People

To support: A five-week summer institute for twenty college and university faculty to examine recent social, cultural, and ecological approaches to American maritime studies.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $164,280 (approved); $164,280 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 1/31/2015

East-West Center (Honolulu, HI 96848-1601)
Peter Hershock (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
EH-50369-13
The Mongols, Eurasia, and Global History

To support: A five-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty to examine the defining characteristics of Mongol culture and society, emphasizing the Mongol Empire's role in shaping global history.

Project fields: East Asian Studies
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $200,000 (approved); $200,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 6/30/2015

University of California, Davis (Davis, CA 95616-5270)
Brenda Schildgen (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
EH-50370-13
Dante’s Divine Comedy: Poetry, Philosophy, and the City of Florence

To support: A four-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty to study Dante's Divine Comedy.

Project fields: Comparative Literature
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $162,947 (approved); $162,947 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Marist College (Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1387)
Ann Davis (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
EH-50373-13
The Meanings of Property

To support: A four-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty to explore the changing definitions of property as a principle of social organization.

Project fields: Philosophy, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $174,880 (approved); $174,880 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Newberry Library (Chicago, IL 60610-3380)
James Akerman (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
EH-50378-13
Mapping Nature Across the Americas

To support: A five-week institute for twenty college and university faculty to explore connections between mapping and environmental knowledge in the Americas from the contact period to the twenty-first century.

Project fields: Geography
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $200,190 (approved); $200,190 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

University of Oklahoma, Norman (Norman, OK 73019-3003)
Kevin Butterfield (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
EH-50390-13
Westward Expansion and the Constitution in the Early American Republic

To support: A two-week summer institute for twenty-five college and university teachers to explore the topic of American westward expansion in the Early Republic through the lens of the U.S. Constitution.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $121,000 (approved); $121,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22904-4195)
Kurtis Schaeffer (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
EH-50394-13
Problems in the Study of Religion

To support: A three-week institute for twenty-five college and university faculty to pursue religion as a subject of humanistic inquiry.

Project fields: Religion, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $126,366 (approved); $126,366 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Emory University (Atlanta, GA 30322-1018)
Pellom McDaniels III (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
EH-50395-13
Black Aesthetics and African Diasporic Culture

To support: A three-week summer institute for twenty-five college and university faculty to explore the topic of Black aesthetics and cultural expressions.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $200,000 (approved); $200,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH 45221-0001)
Elizabeth Frierson (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
EH-50402-13
World War I and the Arts

To support: A four-week institute for twenty-five college and university teachers to study the history of World War I from a transregional perspective.

Project fields: History, General
Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $196,858 (approved); $196,858 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

St. Louis University (St. Louis, MO 63103-2097)
Charles Parker (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
EH-50300-12
Empires and Interactions Across the Early Modern World, 1400-1800

To support: 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 amounts: $170,579 (approved); $170,579 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Community College Humanities Association (Newark, NJ 07102)
Sterling Delano (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
EH-50302-12
Transcendentalism and Social Action in the Age of Emerson, Thoreau, and Fuller

To support: 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 amounts: $134,000 (approved); $134,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2014

Newberry Library (Chicago, IL 60610-3380)
Liesl Olson (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
EH-50305-12
Making Modernism: Literature and Culture in Twentieth-Century Chicago, 1893-1955

To support: 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 amounts: $201,296 (approved); $201,296 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2014

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

Community College Humanities Association (Newark, NJ 07102)
Beverly Blois (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
EH-50306-12
India’s Past and the Making of the Present

To support: 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 amounts: $210,000 (approved); $210,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2014

Columbia University (New York, NY 10027)
Edward Kasinec (Co Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present); Timothy Frye (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present); Robert Davis (Co Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
EH-50310-12
America's Russian-Speaking Immigrants and Refugees: Twentieth Century Migration and Memory

To support: 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 amounts: $166,215 (approved); $166,215 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Bard College (Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504)
David Jaffee (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
EH-50312-12
American Material Culture: Nineteenth-Century New York

To support: 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 amounts: $181,084 (approved); $181,084 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Newberry Library (Chicago, IL 60610-3380)
Carla Zecher (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
EH-50319-12
Music and Travel in Europe and the Americas, 1500-1800

To support: 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 amounts: $199,738 (approved); $199,738 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Harvard University (Cambridge, MA 02138-3800)
Henry Gates (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present); Waldo Martin (Co Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present); Patricia Sullivan (Co Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
EH-50321-12
African-American Struggles for Freedom and Civil Rights

To support: 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 amounts: $197,559 (approved); $197,559 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Georgia Historical Society (Savannah, GA 31401-4889)
Stan Deaton (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
EH-50325-12
African-American History and Culture in the Georgia Lowcountry

To support: 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 amounts: $158,000 (approved); $158,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

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

Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI 48824-1168)
Frederick Gifford (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
EH-50326-12
Development Ethics: Questions, Challenges, and Responsibilities

To support: 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 amounts: $207,135 (approved); $207,135 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 6/30/2014

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

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Champaign, IL 61820-6903)
Elizabeth McCoy (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
EH-50329-12
The Centrality of Translation to the Humanities: New Interdisciplinary Scholarship

To support: 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 amounts: $156,083 (approved); $156,083 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc (Lawrence, KS 66045-3101)
Maryemma Graham (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
EH-50339-12
Don't Deny My Voice: Reading and Teaching African-American Poetry

To support: 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 amounts: $189,203 (approved); $189,203 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Duke University (Durham, NC 27708)
Bruce Caldwell (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
EH-50343-12
The History of Political Economy

To support: 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 amounts: $152,057 (approved); $152,057 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Shakespeare Theatre (Washington, DC 20003-2834)
Samantha Wyer (Project Director, 06/03/2011 - present); Dana Gioia (Project Director, 10/13/2010 - 06/03/2011)
EH-50254-11
Three Symposia at the Washington Shakespeare Theatre

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

Mystic Seaport Museum (Mystic, CT 06355)
Eric Roorda (Co Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present); Glenn Gordinier (Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present)
EH-50299-11
The American Maritime People

To support: 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 amounts: $165,016 (approved); $165,016 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2013

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

CUNY Research Foundation, Graduate School and University Center (New York, NY 10016-4309)
Donna Thompson Ray (Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present)
EH-50259-11
The Visual Culture of the American Civil War

To support: 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 amounts: $186,835 (approved); $179,894 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 6/30/2013

Funding details
Original grant (2012) $176,835
Supplement (2012) $10,000

University of Arizona (Tucson, AZ 85721-0001)
Ron Mallon (Co Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present); Shaun Nichols (Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present)
EH-50262-11
Experimental Philosophy

To support: 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 amounts: $197,939 (approved); $190,940 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

New York University (New York, NY 10012-1019)
John Tchen (Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present); Margo Machida (Co Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present); Alexandra Chang (Co Project Director, 03/10/2011 - 03/10/2011)
EH-50264-11
Re-envisioning Asian American Art History

To support: 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 amounts: $206,163 (approved); $193,251 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Funding details
Original grant (2012) $196,163
Supplement (2012) $10,000

Community College Humanities Association (Newark, NJ 07102)
George Scheper (Co Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present); Laraine Fletcher (Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present)
EH-50266-11
Mesoamerica and the Southwest: A New History for an Ancient Land

To support: 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 amounts: $251,221 (approved); $251,221 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2013

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC 27599-0001)
Timothy Moore (Co Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present); Sharon James (Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present)
EH-50268-11
Roman Comedy in Performance

To support: 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 amounts: $173,683 (approved); $168,024 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

University of California, Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1077)
Brian Catlos (Co Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present); Sharon Kinoshita (Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present)
EH-50275-11
Networks and Knowledge in the Medieval Muslim-Christian-Jewish Mediterranean

To support: 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 amounts: $200,000 (approved); $200,000 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Pennsylvania State University, Main Campus (University Park, PA 16802)
Lovalerie King (Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present)
EH-50287-11
Contemporary African American Literature

To support: 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 amounts: $178,839 (approved); $166,556 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Funding details
Original grant (2012) $173,839
Supplement (2012) $5,000

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22904-4195)
Francesca Fiorani (Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present)
EH-50290-11
Leonardo da Vinci: Between Art and Science

To support: 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 amounts: $204,083 (approved); $204,083 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

Community College Humanities Association (Newark, NJ 07102)
Gregory Warden (Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present); Carole Lester (Co Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present)
EH-50291-11
The Legacy of Ancient Italy: The Etruscan and Early Roman City

To support: 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 amounts: $207,915 (approved); $195,602 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

College of Charleston (Charleston, SC 29424-0001)
Jay Garfield (Co Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present); Christian Coseru (Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present); Evan Thompson (Co Project Director, 03/10/2011 - 03/10/2011)
EH-50292-11
Investigating Consciousness: Buddhist and Contemporary Philosophical Perspectives

To support: 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 amounts: $158,931 (approved); $158,931 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2013

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