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Program: Institutes for College and University Teachers*
Date range: 2011-2013
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University of Tennessee, Chattanooga (Chattanooga, TN 37403-2504)
Irven M. Resnick
EH-50354-13
Representations of the "Other": Jews in Medieval England

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 amount awarded: $191,592
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Community College Humanities Association (Newark, NJ 07102)
George L. Scheper
EH-50356-13
Pictorial Histories and Myth-Histories: "Graphic Novels" of the Mixtecs and Aztecs

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 amount awarded: $189,935
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Jackson State University (Jackson, MS 39217-0001)
Rico D. Chapman
EH-50357-13
Mississippi in the National Civil Rights Narrative

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 amount awarded: $185,547
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

George Mason University (Fairfax, VA 22030-4444)
Richard Stillson
EH-50358-13
The View from the East: The Federal Government and the American West

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 amount awarded: $217,181
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

University of California, Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1077)
Karen Bassi
EH-50360-13
Mortality: Facing Death in Ancient Greece

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 amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR 97331-8565)
Joseph Krause
EH-50361-13
Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia: Literature, the Arts, and Cinema since Independence

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 amount awarded: $174,857
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Gonzaga University (Spokane, WA 99258-1774)
Douglas L. Kries
EH-50367-13
Medieval Political Philosophy: Islamic, Jewish, and Christian

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 amount awarded: $154,548
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Mystic Seaport Museum (Mystic, CT 06355)
Glenn Gordinier
EH-50368-13
The American Maritime People

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 amount awarded: $164,280
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

East-West Center (Honolulu, HI 96848-1601)
Peter D. Hershock
EH-50369-13
The Mongols, Eurasia, and Global History

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 amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

University of California, Davis (Davis, CA 95616-5270)
Brenda D. Schildgen
EH-50370-13
Dante’s Divine Comedy: Poetry, Philosophy, and the City of Florence

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 amount awarded: $162,947
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Marist College (Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1387)
Ann Elizabeth Davis
EH-50373-13
The Meanings of Property

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 amount awarded: $174,880
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Newberry Library (Chicago, IL 60610-3380)
James R. Akerman
EH-50378-13
Mapping Nature Across the Americas

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 amount awarded: $200,190
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

University of Oklahoma, Norman (Norman, OK 73019-3003)
Kevin Butterfield
EH-50390-13
Westward Expansion and the Constitution in the Early American Republic

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 amount awarded: $121,000
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22904-4195)
Kurtis R. Schaeffer
EH-50394-13
Problems in the Study of Religion

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 amount awarded: $126,366
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Emory University (Atlanta, GA 30322-1018)
Pellom McDaniels III
EH-50395-13
Black Aesthetics and African Diasporic Culture

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 amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, OH 45221-0001)
Elizabeth B. Frierson
EH-50402-13
World War I and the Arts

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 amount awarded: $196,858
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

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

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