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Program: Seminars for School Teachers*
Date range: 2010-2012
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University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth (North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2356)
Gerard M. Koot
FV-50324-12
The Dutch Republic and Britain: The Making of Modern Society and a European World Economy

A five-week seminar for sixteen school teachers comparing the development of modern economic systems in the Dutch Republic and Great Britain in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

Project fields: European History
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $179,907
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 6/30/2014

Funding details
Original grant (2012) $171,011
Supplement (2013) $8,896

University of Northern Colorado (Greeley, CO 80639-0001)
Christiane Olivo
FV-50330-12
East-Central Europe, 1989: the History and Philosophy of the Peaceful Revolutions

A four-week seminar in Berlin and Prague for sixteen school teachers on the background of the anti-communist movements leading to the peaceful revolutions in East-Central Europe in 1989.

Project fields: European History
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $109,084
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

University of Vermont (Burlington, VT 05405-0001)
William A. Stephany (project director)
Ronald B. Herzman (co-project director)
FV-50331-12
Dante's "Divine Comedy"

A five-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on Dante's "Commedia," to be held in Siena, Italy.

Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $162,267
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

Shepherd University (Shepherdstown, WV 25443-7000)
Sylvia Shurbutt
FV-50338-12
Voices from the Misty Mountains: Appalachian Writers and Mountain Culture

A three-week seminar for sixteen high school teachers on Appalachia's literary and cultural heritage.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $99,016
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

Colgate University (Hamilton, NY 13346-1386)
Graham R. Hodges
FV-50341-12
Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad

A two-week seminar for sixteen school teachers to study the history of the Underground Railroad and abolitionism.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $88,301
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

Library Company of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA 19107-5679)
Richard S. Newman
FV-50343-12
The Abolitionist Movement: Fighting Slavery and Racial Injustice from the American Revolution to the Civil War

A four-week seminar for sixteen school teachers to examine the abolitionist movement from the time of the American Revolution to the aftermath of the Civil War.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $104,360
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

New York University (New York, NY 10012-1019)
Larry Wolff
FV-50344-12
Eastern Europe in Modern European History

A three-week seminar for sixteen school teachers focused on the place of Eastern Europe in modern European history.

Project fields: European History
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $86,611
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

California State University, Bakersfield (Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022)
Charles William MacQuarrie
FV-50353-12
The Irish Sea Cultural Province: Crossroads of Medieval Literature and Languages

A four-week seminar in Britain for sixteen school teachers to explore the cultural, literary, and linguistic diversity of the British Isles in the Middle Ages.

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Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $128,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

Amherst College (Amherst, MA 01002)
Austin D. Sarat
FV-50284-11
Punishment, Politics, and Culture

A five-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on punishment and its place in American culture.

Project fields: Law and Jurisprudence
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $153,114
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

Eastern Illinois University (Charleston, IL 61920-3099)
David Raybin (project director)
Susanna G. Fein (co-project director)
FV-50286-11
Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales"

A four-week seminar for school teachers on Geoffrey Chaucer's Canterbury Tales, held in London with site visits to Canterbury and Oxford.

Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $136,555
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

Western Washington University (Bellingham, WA 98225-5996)
John Purdy
FV-50289-11
Four Classics: First Novels of Native America

A five-week seminar for sixteen school teachers focusing on four contemporary Native American novels in their cultural contexts.

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $121,934
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

Harvard University (Cambridge, MA 02138-3800)
Maria Tatar
FV-50293-11
Golden Compasses as Moral Compasses: The Ethics and Aesthetics of Fairy Tales and Fantasy

A four-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on fantasy and fairy tales and their impact on imagination and moral sense in children.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $161,934
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

Texas A & M Research Foundation (College Station, TX 77843-0001)
Robert R. Shandley (project director)
Brent O. Peterson (co-project director)
FV-50294-11
Berlin's Cultural Diversity Across Two Centuries

A five-week seminar held in Berlin for sixteen school teachers to study Germany's cosmopolitan society over the past two centuries.

Project fields: German Language
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $149,794
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

San Diego State University Research Foundation (San Diego, CA 92182)
Kathleen B. Jones
FV-50298-11
The Political Theory of Hannah Arendt: The Problem of Evil and the Origins of Totalitarianism

A five-week seminar for sixteen school teachers to study three major works by political theorist Hannah Arendt.

Project fields: Political Science, General
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $144,169
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 3/31/2013

Library Company of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA 19107-5679)
Richard S. Newman
FV-50304-11
The Abolitionist Movement from the American Revolution to the Civil War

A four-week seminar for sixteen school teachers to examine the abolitionist movement from the time of the American Revolution to the aftermath of the Civil War.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $110,603
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2013

Funding details
Original grant (2011) $100,603
Supplement (2012) $10,000

University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth (North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2356)
Gerard M. Koot
FV-50305-11
The Industrial Revolution in Britain: Historical Interpretations

A five-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on the Industrial Revolution in Britain.

Project fields: British History
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $155,839
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 12/31/2012

North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC 27695-0001)
Mary Ann F. Witt
FV-50240-10
Theatricality and Reality in Modern French Drama

A four-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on modern French drama, to be held in Avignon, France, during an annual theater festival.

Project fields: French Language
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $114,518
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

Amherst College (Amherst, MA 01002)
Austin D. Sarat
FV-50241-10
Punishment, Politics, and Culture

A five-week summer seminar for sixteen school teachers on punishment and its place in American culture.

Project fields: Law and Jurisprudence
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $168,376
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, MA 01075-1461)
Thomas E. Wartenberg
FV-50245-10
Existentialism

A four-week seminar for sixteen school teachers to study philosophical treatises and other works relating to Existentialism.

Project fields: Philosophy, General
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $121,966
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2012

University of California, Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1077)
Marty Russell Gould (project director)
John O. Jordan (co-project director)
FV-50246-10
Great Adaptations: Teaching Dickens Through Literary and Cinematic Adaptations

A four-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on the literary and film adaptations of Charles Dickens's enduring novels, Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol.

Project fields: Literature, General
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $85,637
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth (North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2356)
Gerard M. Koot
FV-50247-10
The Dutch Republic and Britain: The Making of Modern Society and a European World Economy

A five-week summer seminar for sixteen school teachers comparing the development of modern economic systems in the Dutch Republic and Great Britain in the 17th and 18th centuries.

Project fields: European History
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $190,093
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2012

Funding details
Original grant (2010) $180,118
Supplement (2011) $9,975

Washington University (St. Louis, MO 63130-4899)
Elisabeth Israels Perry
FV-50248-10
Varieties of American Feminism, 1830s to 1930s

A four-week seminar for sixteen school teachers to examine ideological traditions within American feminism from its beginnings to the Great Depression.

Project fields: Gender Studies
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $117,946
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

University of Vermont (Burlington, VT 05405-0001)
William A. Stephany (project director)
Ronald B. Herzman (co-project director)
FV-50249-10
Dante's "Divine Comedy"

A six-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on Dante's Divine Comedy in Siena, Italy.

Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $191,508
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

SUNY Research Foundation, Binghamton (Binghamton, NY 13902-6000)
Salvador J. Fajardo
FV-50252-10
Reading "Don Quixote"

A six-week seminar for sixteen school teachers focusing on multiple readings of Cervantes's Don Quixote.

Project fields: Spanish Literature
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $136,728
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

Newberry Library (Chicago, IL 60610-3380)
James R. Akerman (project director)
Diane Dillon (co-project director)
FV-50255-10
Envisioning America in Maps and Art

A four-week seminar for sixteen school teachers to explore the relationship between art and mapping in the Americas.

Project fields: Geography
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $127,324
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

University of California, Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1077)
Edmund Burke
FV-50256-10
Production and Consumption in World History, 1450-1914

A four-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on trade in several important commodities during the period 1450-1914, leading ultimately to the emergence of a world economy.

Project fields: History, General
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $122,521
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

San Diego State University Research Foundation (San Diego, CA 92182)
Kathleen B. Jones
FV-50258-10
The Political Theory of Hannah Arendt: The Problem of Evil and the Origins of Totalitarianism

A six-week seminar for sixteen school teachers to study three major works by political theorist Hannah Arendt, which provide philosophical lenses to consider the problem of evil, the uses of terror, and the origins of totalitarianism.

Project fields: Political Science, General
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $146,020
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011

Funding details
Original grant (2010) $143,272
Supplement (2011) $2,748

Brigham Young University, Provo (Provo, UT 84602)
John R. Rosenberg
FV-50261-10
Authors in the Prado

A five-week seminar in Spanish for sixteen school teachers of Spanish to study the relationship between several literary works and art on site in Madrid, Spain.

Project fields: Spanish Literature
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $140,636
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

Illinois College (Jacksonville, IL 62650-2299)
James Davis
FV-50262-10
The Frontier Experience in the American Midwest

A four-week seminar for sixteen school teachers to examine the evolving frontiers of the Midwest in their national and international contexts.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $94,521
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2012

Texas A & M Research Foundation (College Station, TX 77843-0001)
Richard J. Golsan (project director)
Nathan Bracher (co-project director)
FV-50267-10
Visions of the Dark Years: World War II and its Legacy in France

A five-week seminar for sixteen school teachers to study the legacy of the Vichy regime in French postwar political and cultural life, to be held in France.

Project fields: French Language
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $201,462
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

Funding details
Original grant (2010) $195,557
Supplement (2011) $5,905

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22904-4195)
E. Michael Gerli
FV-50276-10
Medieval and Early Modern Islamic Iberia

A four-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on Islamic culture in Iberia between 711 CE and 1614 CE.

Project fields: European History
Program: Seminars for School Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $127,994
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2012

Funding details
Original grant (2010) $117,994
Supplement (2011) $10,000

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