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FV-250749-16

San Diego State University Research Foundation (San Diego, CA 92182-0001)
Kathleen Jones (Project Director: 02/17/2016 to present)

The Political Theory of Hannah Arendt: A Public Intellectual in the Public Square

A four-week summer seminar for sixteen schoolteachers to examine the works of the political theorist, Hannah Arendt.

Project fields:
Gender Studies

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$130,161 (approved)
$130,161 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2016 – 9/30/2017


FV-250759-16

Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, MA 01075-1461)
Thomas Wartenberg (Project Director: 02/18/2016 to present)

Existentialism

A three-week seminar for sixteen schoolteachers on Existentialism.

Project fields:
Phenomenology Existentialism; Philosophy, General

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$88,449 (approved)
$88,449 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2016 – 9/30/2017


FV-250785-16

Boston University (Boston, MA 02215-1300)
Peter Gibbon (Project Director: 02/23/2016 to present)

Philosophers of Education: Major Thinkers from the Enlightenment to the Present

A three-week seminar for sixteen schoolteachers on philosophers of education from the Enlightenment to the present day.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$110,603 (approved)
$110,603 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2016 – 9/30/2017


FV-250892-16

Carroll College (Helena, MT 59625-0001)
Chris Fuller (Project Director: 02/25/2016 to present)

Re-enchanting Nature: Humanities Perspectives

A three-week seminar for sixteen schoolteachers exploring the human relationship with nature  through religion, philosophy, literature, the fine arts, and cinema.

Project fields:
Arts, General; Interdisciplinary Studies, General; Literature, General

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$90,707 (approved)
$90,707 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2016 – 9/30/2017


FV-250085-16

Amherst College (Amherst, MA 01002-2372)
Austin Sarat (Project Director: 01/12/2016 to present)

Punishment, Politics, and Culture

A four-week summer seminar for sixteen schoolteachers to examine crime and punishment and their role in politics, law, and culture.

Project fields:
Law and Jurisprudence

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$101,265 (approved)
$101,265 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2016 – 9/30/2017


FV-250761-16

Trustees of Indiana University (Indianapolis, IN 46202-2915)
Edward Curtis (Project Director: 02/19/2016 to present)

Muslim American Identities, Past and Present

A three-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on the history and cultures of Muslims in the United States.

Project fields:
Religion, Other

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$108,969 (approved)
$108,969 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2016 – 9/30/2017


FV-250792-16

Library Company of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA 19107-5679)
Lori Ginzberg (Project Director: 02/23/2016 to present)

What Did Independence Mean For Women, 1776-1876?

A three week summer seminar for sixteen K-12 teachers on the meanings of independence for women from the writing of the Declaration of Independence to its centennial.

Project fields:
American Studies; U.S. History; Women's History

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$81,907 (approved)
$81,907 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2016 – 9/30/2017


FV-231118-15

Colgate University (Hamilton, NY 13346-1386)
Graham Hodges (Project Director: 02/23/2015 to present)

Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad

A three-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on the history of abolitionism and the Underground Railroad.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$133,105 (approved)
$123,258 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 9/30/2016


FV-231034-15

Boston University (Boston, MA 02215-1300)
Peter Gibbon (Project Director: 02/20/2015 to present)

Philosophers of Education: Major Thinkers from the Enlightenment to the Present

A three-week school teacher seminar for sixteen participants to study influential philosophers of education from the eighteenth century to the present.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$110,006 (approved)
$96,565 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 9/30/2016


FV-230832-15

Amherst College (Amherst, MA 01002-2372)
Austin Sarat (Project Director: 01/15/2015 to present)

Punishment, Politics, and Culture

A five-week seminar for sixteen school teachers to examine crime and punishment and their role in politics, law, and culture.

Project fields:
Law and Jurisprudence

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$116,455 (approved)
$99,169 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 9/30/2016


FV-231035-15

University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth (North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300)
Gerard Koot (Project Director: 02/20/2015 to present)

The Dutch Republic and Britain: The Making of a European World Economy and Modern Society

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 amounts:
$131,235 (approved)
$119,516 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 12/31/2016


FV-231037-15

University of California, Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1077)
John Jordan (Project Director: 02/20/2015 to present)

Charles Dickens: Hard Times and A Tale of Two Cities

A four-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on Charles Dickens’s novels Hard Times and A Tale of Two Cities

Project fields:
British Literature

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$119,417 (approved)
$116,860 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 12/31/2016


FV-231298-15

Gustavus Adolphus College (St. Peter, MN 56082-1498)
Matthew Panciera (Project Director: 02/24/2015 to present)

Roman Daily Life in Petronius and Pompeii

A three-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on Roman daily life as portrayed in Petronius’s Satyricon and in archaeological and epigraphical evidence in Pompeii.

Project fields:
Classical Languages

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$92,550 (approved)
$92,285 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2005 – 9/10/2016


FV-230885-15

Mount Holyoke College (South Hadley, MA 01075-1461)
Thomas Wartenberg (Project Director: 01/29/2015 to present)

Existentialism

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

Project fields:
Phenomenology Existentialism

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$117,601 (approved)
$111,210 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 9/30/2016


FV-231200-15

San Diego State University Research Foundation (San Diego, CA 92182-0001)
Kathleen Jones (Project Director: 02/24/2015 to present)

The Political Theory of Hannah Arendt: The Problem of Evil and the Origins of Totalitarianism

A five-week school teacher seminar for sixteen participants to study major works by Hannah Arendt.

Project fields:
Gender Studies

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$147,819 (approved)
$137,882 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 9/30/2016


FV-230920-15

Emory University (Atlanta, GA 30322-1018)
Harvey Klehr (Project Director: 02/13/2015 to present)

Communism and American Life

A five-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on the Communist movement in America from the 1930s through the Cold War.

Project fields:
American Government

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$118,571 (approved)
$118,015 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 12/31/2016


FV-231181-15

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA 24061-2000)
Matthew Heaton (Project Director: 02/24/2015 to present)

Race and Mental Health in History and Literature

A three-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on the political, social, and scientific relationship between race and mental health in the United States and Africa as seen through the humanities and other disciplines.   

Project fields:
African American Studies; African Studies; History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$89,424 (approved)
$80,365 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 9/30/2016


FV-231051-15

Shepherd University (Shepherdstown, WV 25443-5000)
Sylvia Shurbutt (Project Director: 02/21/2015 to present)

Voices from the Misty Mountains: Appalachian Writers and Mountain Culture

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

Project fields:
American Literature; American Studies; Cultural History

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$118,868 (approved)
$109,633 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 9/30/2016


FV-50393-14

Indiana University, Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN 46202-3288)
Edward Curtis (Project Director: 03/07/2014 to present)

Muslim American Identities, Past and Present

A three-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on the history and cultures of Muslims in the United States.

Project fields:
American Studies; Religion, Other

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$114,438 (approved)
$105,083 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2014 – 9/30/2015


FV-50392-14

University of Vermont (Burlington, VT 05405-0160)
William Stephany (Project Director: 03/07/2014 to present)

Dante's Commedia

A five-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on Dante's "Commedia."

Project fields:
Medieval Studies

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$164,538 (approved)
$160,852 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2014 – 9/30/2015


FV-50398-14

CUNY Research Foundation, Hunter College (New York, NY 10065-5024)
Jennifer Hayashida (Project Director: 03/07/2014 to present)

Asian Americans in New York City: Literature and Film

A two-week seminar for sixteen school teachers to study Asian-American cultures in New York City through film and literature.

Project fields:
American Literature; Asian American Studies; Film History and Criticism

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$104,525 (approved)
$102,874 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2014 – 9/30/2015


FV-50387-14

Brigham Young University, Provo (Provo, UT 84602)
Ray Clifford (Project Director: 03/07/2014 to present)

Authors in the Prado

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

Project fields:
Art History and Criticism; Spanish Literature

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$149,813 (approved)
$145,865 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2014 – 10/31/2015


FV-50390-14

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22903-4833)
Deborah Parker (Project Director: 03/07/2014 to present)

Dante's Inferno: Influence, Adaptation, and Appropriation

A three-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on Dante's Inferno and its literary, visual, and cultural legacy.

Project fields:
Italian Literature

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$98,362 (approved)
$98,286 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2014 – 9/30/2016


FV-50389-14

University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth (North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300)
Gerard Koot (Project Director: 03/07/2014 to present)

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 amounts:
$164,550 (approved)
$147,099 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2014 – 12/31/2015


FV-50395-14

Colgate University (Hamilton, NY 13346-1386)
Graham Hodges (Project Director: 03/07/2014 to present)

Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad

A three-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 amounts:
$119,988 (approved)
$110,151 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2014 – 9/30/2015


FV-50404-14

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA 24061-2000)
Thomas Ewing (Project Director: 03/07/2014 to present)

The Spanish Influenza of 1918

A three-week seminar for sixteen school teachers on the history and impact of the 1918 Spanish Flu epidemic.

Project fields:
History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine; History of Science; U.S. History

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$101,917 (approved)
$92,345 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2014 – 8/31/2015


FV-50388-14

Amherst College (Amherst, MA 01002-2372)
Austin Sarat (Project Director: 03/07/2014 to present)

Punishment, Politics, and Culture

A five-week seminar for sixteen school teachers, examining crime and punishment and their role in American politics, law, and culture.

Project fields:
Law and Jurisprudence

Program:
Seminars for School Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$118,344 (approved)
$99,134 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2014 – 9/30/2015