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James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA 22807-0001)
Mark Rankin
FS-50339-13
Tudor Books and Readers: 1485-1603

A five-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty on the history of book production and reading in the Tudor era, to be held at three locations: Antwerp, London, and Oxford.

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $169,685
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2014

Newberry Library (Chicago, IL 60610-3380)
Benjamin Heber Johnson
FS-50340-13
Bridging National Borders in North America

A four-week summer seminar for sixteen college and university faculty, focusing on the history of borderlands in North America.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $140,005
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2014

American Academy in Rome (New York, NY 10021-4905)
Maureen C. Miller
FS-50342-13
Reform and Renewal in Medieval Rome

A five-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty to investigate social transformation in medieval Rome.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $131,263
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2014

University of Chicago (Chicago, IL 60637-5418)
Richard Strier
FS-50343-13
George Herbert and Emily Dickinson

A five-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty to study the poetry of George Herbert and Emily Dickinson.

Project fields: English
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $108,313
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2014

University of Colorado, Boulder (Boulder, CO 80309-0001)
Terry Frederick Kleeman
FS-50351-13
Daoist Literature and History: An Introduction

A three-week seminar at the University of Colorado, Boulder, for sixteen college and university faculty to examine the Daoist religion and its impact on Chinese civilization and society.

Project fields: Nonwestern Religion
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $135,815
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2014

Georgetown University (Washington, DC 20057-0001)
Mustafa Aksakal
FS-50353-13
World War I in the Middle East

A four-week college and university faculty summer seminar for sixteen participants to study World War I in the Middle East.

Project fields: Near and Middle Eastern History
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $127,422
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2014

Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ 85287-0001)
David W. Foster
FS-50357-13
Jewish Buenos Aires

A three-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty on Argentine Jewish literature and culture, to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Project fields: Latin American Languages
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $106,657
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2014

Kenyon College (Gambier, OH 43022)
Sarah Blick (project director)
Laura D. Gelfand (co-project director)
FS-50358-13
Arts, Architecture, and Devotional Interaction in England, 1200-1600

A four-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty to explore the relationship between art and devotional practices in medieval England.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $132,908
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2014

George Washington University (Washington, DC 20052-0001)
Dina R. Khoury
FS-50369-13
The Late Ottoman and Russian Empires: Citizenship, Belonging, and Difference

A three-week seminar for sixteen college and university teachers to explore comparative dimensions of citizenship and related issues in the late Ottoman and Russian empires.

Project fields: Near and Middle Eastern History
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $100,185
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2014

Washington University (St. Louis, MO 63130-4899)
John F. Heil
FS-50306-12
Metaphysics and Mind

A five-week seminar for sixteen higher education faculty to engage with topics in metaphysics and philosophy of mind.

Project fields: Metaphysics
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $125,552
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ 85287-0001)
David W. Foster
FS-50307-12
Brazilian Literature: Twentieth-Century Urban Fiction

A four-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty, in São Paolo to study literature that reflects Brazil's dynamic and increasingly urban culture.

Project fields: Latin American Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $137,110
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

Calvin College (Grand Rapids, MI 49546-4388)
Karin Yvonne Maag
FS-50308-12
Persecution, Toleration, Co-Existence: Early Modern Responses to Religious Pluralism

A four-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty on the varied responses to religious pluralism in the early modern era.

Project fields: European History
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $107,838
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

University of Nebraska, Lincoln (Lincoln, NE 68588)
Stephen C. Behrendt
FS-50310-12
Reassessing British Romanticism

A five-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty to study British Romanticism in light of evolving scholarship.

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $117,198
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

CUNY Research Foundation, Graduate School and University Center (New York, NY 10016-4309)
Clare Lois Carroll
FS-50312-12
Researching Early Modern Manuscripts and Printed Books

A four-week seminar for sixteen higher education faculty to study the history of manuscript production and bookmaking during the early modern period.

Project fields: Renaissance Studies
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $157,807
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

American Academy in Rome (New York, NY 10021-4905)
John A. Davis
FS-50321-12
Italy in the Age of the Risorgimento: New Perspectives on Unification

A five-week seminar for college and university faculty on the Risorgimento, the nineteenth-century quest to form a unified nation-state in Italy.

Project fields: Classics
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $131,407
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

Mangalam Research Center for Buddhist Languages (Berkeley, CA 94704-1418)
Luis Gomez
FS-50333-12
Understanding Buddhism Through its Classic Texts

A four-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty to study classical Buddhist texts in the context of their translation and transmission.

Project fields: Nonwestern Religion
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $109,909
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

Funding details
Original grant (2012) $93,409
Supplement (2013) $16,500

Bard College (Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12571)
Daniel Karpowitz
FS-50335-12
Faculty Seminar Program, Bard Prison Initiative

No description available.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $25,000
Grant period: 9/1/2012 – 6/30/2013

James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA 22807-0001)
Mark Rankin (project director)
John N. King (co-project director)
FS-50275-11
Tudor Books and Readers, 1485-1603

A five-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty members to study book construction and print culture in the Tudor era, held in Antwerp, London, and Oxford.

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $179,392
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 6/30/2013

University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000)
Joseph E. Bristow
FS-50279-11
Oscar Wilde and His Circle

A five-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty members to explore the life, work, and cultural milieu of Oscar Wilde.

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $136,856
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

Washington University (St. Louis, MO 63130-4899)
Christopher Heath Wellman (project director)
Andrew Altman (co-project director)
FS-50280-11
Liberty, Equality, and Justice: Philosophical Problems in Domestic and Global Contexts

A four-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty members examining the meanings of liberty, equality, and justice, and the applications of these concepts within and between nations.

Project fields: Philosophy, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $129,472
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

American University (Washington, DC 20016-8200)
Mustafa Aksakal (project director)
Elizabeth Florence Thompson (co-project director)
FS-50281-11
World War I in the Middle East

A four-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty members to explore World War I in the Middle East.

Project fields: Near and Middle Eastern History
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $106,287
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

American Academy in Rome (New York, NY 10021-4905)
Richard J. A. Talbert (project director)
Michael R. Maas (co-project director)
FS-50282-11
Communication, Empire, and the City of Rome

A five-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty members to study the system of communication in imperial Rome.

Project fields: Classics
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $159,865
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ 85287-0001)
Monica H. Green (project director)
Rachel E. Scott (co-project director)
FS-50283-11
Health and Disease in The Middle Ages

A five-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty members to explore the intersections of religion, economics, and medicine in the midieval interpretation and treatment of disease.

Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $167,757
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

Funding details
Original grant (2011) $157,757
Supplement (2012) $10,000

University of Missouri, Columbia (Columbia, MO 65211-3020)
Devoney K Looser
FS-50299-11
Jane Austen and Her Contemporaries

A five-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty members to study the works of Jane Austen and other writers of her time.

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $119,658
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 6/30/2014

Texas A & M Research Foundation (College Station, TX 77843-0001)
Richard J. Golsan
FS-50300-11
France's Haunting Past: Recent Debates on Twentieth Century French History and National Identity

A five-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty members to examine recent debates in France concerning the Vichy Regime and the Holocaust.

Project fields: European History
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $163,319
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

Stanford University (Stanford, CA 94305)
Russell Berman (project director)
Ban Wang (co-project director)
FS-50244-10
Shanghai and Berlin: Urban Modernism in Interwar China and Germany

A six-week college and university teacher seminar at Stanford University for sixteen participants to explore urban modernism in Shanghai and Berlin in the period between the First and Second World Wars.

Project fields: Comparative Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $226,602
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

Princeton University (Princeton, NJ 08544-2001)
Gilbert H. Harman (project director)
Ernest Lepore (co-project director)
FS-50245-10
20th-Century Philosophy: Quine and Davidson

A six-week summer seminar for sixteen college and university faculty on the prominent twentieth-century philosophers W.V.O. Quine and Donald Davidson.

Project fields: Philosophy, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $278,088
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 3/31/2012

Funding details
Original grant (2010) $257,813
Supplement (2011) $20,275

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA 02139-4307)
Mary Fuller
FS-50246-10
English Encounters with the Americas, 1550-1610: Sources and Methods

A four-week seminar for sixteen college and university teachers on English travel narratives about the Americas from 1550 to 1610.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $110,979
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

University of Colorado, Boulder (Boulder, CO 80309-0001)
Terry Frederick Kleeman (project director)
Steven R. Bokenkamp (co-project director)
FS-50252-10
An Introduction to Daoist Literature and History

A three-week summer seminar for sixteen college and university faculty examining the religion of Daoism and its impact on Chinese civilization and society.

Project fields: Nonwestern Religion
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $132,341
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 3/31/2015

Funding details
Original grant (2010) $122,841
Supplement (2011) $9,500

Library Company of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA 19107-5679)
John Lauritz Larson (project director)
Michael A. Morrison (co-project director)
FS-50253-10
The Early American Republic and the Problem of Governance

A four-week seminar for sixteen college and university teachers on the experience of governance under the Constitution in the first two generations after independence.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $116,287
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

American Academy in Rome (New York, NY 10021-4905)
Vernon Hyde Minor
FS-50255-10
Art, History, and Culture in Rome, 1527-1798

A five-week seminar for sixteen college and university teachers to explore, in situ, the painting, sculpture, and architecture of early-modern Rome.

Project fields: Classics
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $120,835
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC 27599-0001)
Clara Sue Kidwell (project director)
Theda Perdue (co-project director)
FS-50256-10
The Ethnohistory of Indians in the American South

A five-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty on Indians in the American South.

Project fields: Native American Studies
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $152,252
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2013

Funding details
Original grant (2010) $142,252
Supplement (2011) $10,000

Pomona College (Claremont, CA 91711-4434)
Kevin J. H. Dettmar (project director)
Paul K. Saint-Amour (co-project director)
FS-50257-10
James Joyce's "Ulysses": Text and Contexts

A six-week seminar in Ireland for sixteen college and university faculty on the development, contexts, and reception of James Joyce's masterwork, Ulysses.

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $156,734
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2012

University of California, Irvine (Irvine, CA 92697-1900)
Alexander Gelley
FS-50261-10
Walter Benjamin's Later Writings: The Arcades Project, Commodity Culture, Historiography

A five-week seminar for sixteen college and university teachers to study Walter Benjamin's Arcades Project and its impact on technology, media, and history.

Project fields: Comparative Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $124,703
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2012

University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000)
Roger D. Waldinger
FS-50262-10
Rethinking International Migration

A five-week seminar for sixteen college and university teachers on interdisciplinary approaches to migration studies.

Project fields: Sociology
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $172,445
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22904-4195)
Kurtis R. Schaeffer (project director)
Charles Mathewes (co-project director)
FS-50266-10
The Study of Religion: Past and Present

A three-week summer seminar for sixteen college and university faculty exploring recent changes in the scholarly study of religion.

Project fields: Religion, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $101,708
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

Washington University (St. Louis, MO 63130-4899)
Christopher Heath Wellman
FS-50210-09
Philosophical Perspectives on Liberal Democracy and the Global Order

A four-week college and university faculty seminar for sixteen participants to explore concepts of freedom and equality in a global framework.

Project fields: Philosophy, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $123,371
Grant period: 10/1/2009 – 9/30/2010

Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ 85287-0001)
David W. Foster
FS-50211-09
Brazilian Literature: Contemporary Urban Fiction

A four-week college and university faculty member seminar for sixteen participants on twentieth-century urban Brazilian fiction, to be held in São Paulo, Brazil.

Project fields: Latin American Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $138,519
Grant period: 10/1/2009 – 9/30/2010

Funding details
Original grant (2009) $131,219
Supplement (2010) $7,300

Stanford University (Stanford, CA 94305)
Russell Berman
FS-50212-09
Shanghai and Berlin: Cultures of Urban Modernism in Interwar China and Germany

A six-week college and university teacher seminar for sixteen participants to explore urban modernism in Shanghai and Berlin in the period between the first and second world wars.

Project fields: Comparative Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $226,602
Grant period: 10/1/2009 – 9/30/2010

University of Tulsa (Tulsa, OK 74104-9700)
Sean Latham
FS-50213-09
Magazine Modernism

A four-week college and university teacher seminar for sixteen participants to explore the "golden age of magazines."

Project fields: Literature, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $86,835
Grant period: 10/1/2009 – 9/30/2010

University of Nebraska, Board of Regents (Lincoln, NE 68588-0430)
Stephen C. Behrendt
FS-50215-09
The Aesthetics of British Romanticism, Then and Today

A five-week college and university teacher seminar for sixteen participants to explore the relations among art, culture, class, and socio-political rhetoric through historical and modern perspectives.

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $124,498
Grant period: 10/1/2009 – 9/30/2010

Princeton University (Princeton, NJ 08544-2001)
Daniel Elliot Garber
FS-50216-09
Descartes, Galileo, Hobbes: Philosophy and Science, Politics and Religion during the Scientific Revolution

A four-week college and university teacher seminar for sixteen participants on the relation between philosophy, science, politics, and religion as the intellectual context for three major thinkers and their works.

Project fields: History of Philosophy
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $182,798
Grant period: 10/1/2009 – 9/30/2010

Funding details
Original grant (2009) $179,498
Supplement (2010) $3,300

Colgate University (Hamilton, NY 13346-1386)
Jonathan A. Jacobs
FS-50221-09
Free Will and Human Perfection in Medieval Jewish Philosophy

A five-week college and university teacher seminar for sixteen participants to explore key elements of medieval Jewish moral thought, focusing on the works of Saaida Gaon and Moses Maimonides.

Project fields: Ethics
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $137,528
Grant period: 10/1/2009 – 9/30/2010

University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Knoxville, TN 37996-0001)
Thomas John Heffernan
FS-50224-09
"Ask of me spiritual things. Ask of me myself:" The Autobiographies of Perpetua and Augustine

A five-week college and university teachers seminar for sixteen participants to study the two great autobiographies of late Antiquity, the Prison Diary of Perpetua of Carthage and the Confessions of Saint Augustine.

Project fields: Religion, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $141,201
Grant period: 10/1/2009 – 9/30/2010

Funding details
Original grant (2009) $134,301
Supplement (2010) $6,900

American Academy in Rome (New York, NY 10021-4905)
Michele Renee Salzman
FS-50226-09
The "Falls of Rome": The Transformations of Rome in late Antiquity.

A five-week college and university teacher seminar for sixteen participants to study the city of Rome as the capital of an empire from the late third to the seventh centuries CE.

Project fields: Classics
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $143,896
Grant period: 10/1/2009 – 9/30/2010

University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Karen L. Nelson
FS-50229-09
Re-Mapping Representations of Exchange between Early Modern Islam and Europe

A three-week college and university faculty seminar for sixteen participants on the impact of exchange between European and Muslim societies on early modern cultural, technological, and artistic innovation.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $128,234
Grant period: 10/1/2009 – 9/30/2014

Funding details
Original grant (2009) $118,244
Supplement (2010) $9,990

Georgia Historical Society (Savannah, GA 31401-4889)
W. Todd Groce
FS-50234-09
The American Civil War at 150: New Approaches

A four-week college and university faculty member summer seminar for sixteen participants examining recent scholarship on the Civil War.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $150,200
Grant period: 10/1/2009 – 9/30/2010

Funding details
Original grant (2009) $140,200
Supplement (2010) $10,000

San Diego State University Research Foundation (San Diego, CA 92182)
Mark Wheeler
FS-50235-09
Aristotle on Truth and Meaning

A four-week college and university teacher seminar for sixteen participants devoted to the study of Aristotle's account of truth and meaning.

Project fields: Philosophy, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $130,814
Grant period: 10/1/2009 – 9/30/2010

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22904-4195)
E. Michael Gerli
FS-50171-08
Celestina and the Threshold of Modernity

A five-week seminar to engage fifteen college and university faculty in a close reading of the late fifteenth-century Spanish novel, Celestina, in relation to a wide range of historical and literary contexts.

Project fields: Spanish Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $118,644
Grant period: 10/1/2008 – 9/30/2009

Ohio State University Research Foundation (Columbus, OH 43212)
James K. Bracken
FS-50175-08
The Reformation of the Book: 1450-1650

A five-week seminar for fifteen college and university teachers in Antwerp, Belgium, and Oxford, England, on the advent of printing and its effects on the Protestant Reformation and the Counter (or Catholic) Reformation.

Project fields: Renaissance Studies
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $198,669
Grant period: 10/1/2008 – 9/30/2009

Medieval Academy of America (Cambridge, MA 02138)
Christopher Kleinhenz
FS-50176-08
Dante's Divine Comedy and the Medieval World: Literature, History, Art

A four-week seminar for fifteen college and university faculty to travel to Prato, Italy, and study Dante's Divine Comedy through close reading, research, and site visits.

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Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $153,051
Grant period: 10/1/2008 – 9/30/2009

Stanford University (Stanford, CA 94305)
Russell Berman
FS-50178-08
German Exile Culture in California: European Traditions and American Modernity

A six-week seminar for fifteen college and university faculty on the cultural experience and contributions of German artists, writers, and musicians who fled Nazi Germany to settle in Los Angeles in the 1930s and 1940s.

Project fields: German Language
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $185,497
Grant period: 10/1/2008 – 9/30/2009

Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3858)
Alan Wolfe
FS-50179-08
Religious Diversity and the Common Good

A six-week summer seminar for fifteen college and university teachers to explore the philosophical, historical, sociological, and legal dimensions of American religious diversity.

Project fields: Political Science, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $191,736
Grant period: 10/1/2008 – 9/30/2009

University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN 46556-4635)
Christopher B. Fox
FS-50183-08
Anglo-Irish Identities, 1600-1800

A five-week summer seminar for fifteen college and university teachers on the social, cultural, political, and literary contexts of Anglo-Irish identities in the early modern period.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $139,301
Grant period: 10/1/2008 – 9/30/2009

Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ 85287-0001)
Monica H. Green
FS-50189-08
Disease and Disability in the Middle Ages

A five-week seminar for fifteen college and university faculty to study the connections between Western medieval medical history and the social and cultural implications of health, disease, and disability.

Project fields: History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $146,607
Grant period: 10/1/2008 – 9/30/2009

Newberry Library (Chicago, IL 60610-3380)
Carla Zecher
FS-50192-08
Music Books in Early Modern Europe: Materiality, Performance, and Social Expression

A four-week seminar for fifteen college and university faculty to examine music books produced in Europe between 1500 and 1700 and their connections with broader cultural and historical patterns.

Project fields: Renaissance Studies
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $116,699
Grant period: 10/1/2008 – 9/30/2009

University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000)
Joseph E. Bristow
FS-50202-08
The Decadent 1890s: English Literary Culture and the Fin de Siecle

A five-week seminar on the "decadent" literary culture of England that breaks with its Victorian antecedents, giving fifteen college and university faculty access to an extensive turn-of-the-century archive in the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $136,830
Grant period: 10/1/2008 – 9/30/2009

Washington University (St. Louis, MO 63130-4899)
John F. Heil
FS-50206-08
Metaphysics and Mind

A six-week seminar for fifteen college and university teachers on philosophical questions about the nature of the mind.

Project fields: Metaphysics
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $156,403
Grant period: 10/1/2008 – 9/30/2009

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (Charlottesville, VA 22903-4629)
Joseph Miller
FS-50208-08
African Dimensions of the History and Cultures of the Americas (Through the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade)

A six-week seminar for fifteen college and university teachers on Africa and the trans-Atlantic slave trade before c.1800.

Project fields: African History
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $153,495
Grant period: 10/1/2008 – 9/30/2009

Northwestern University (Evanston, IL 60208-0001)
Rachel E. Zuckert
FS-50103-07
The Aesthetics of the Scottish Enlightenment, and Beyond

A three-week summer seminar for fifteen college and university teachers on the aesthetic ideas of the Scottish Enlightenment and their influence on near-contemporary German philosophers, to be held at the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.

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Project fields: History of Philosophy
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $119,426
Grant period: 10/1/2006 – 10/31/2007

Ohio State University Research Foundation (Columbus, OH 43212)
James P. Phelan
FS-50138-07
Narrative Theory: Rhetoric and Ethics in Fiction and Nonfiction

A six-week seminar for fifteen college and university teachers to study rhetorical theories of fictional and non-fictional narrative to be held at Ohio State University.

Project fields: Literary Criticism
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $148,653
Grant period: 10/1/2007 – 9/30/2008

SUNY Research Foundation, College at Geneseo (Geneseo, NY 14454-1401)
William Cook
FS-50146-07
St. Francis of Assisi and the Thirteenth Century

A six-week summer seminar in Rome, Siena, and Assisi, Italy, for college teachers to study the life, works, and representations of St. Francis of Assisi.

Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $137,243
Grant period: 10/1/2007 – 9/30/2008

American Academy in Rome (New York, NY 10021-4905)
Eleanor W. Leach
FS-50149-07
Identity and Self-Representation in the Subcultures of Ancient Rome

A five-week seminar in Rome for fifteen college and university teachers on the complexities of Roman identity within various subcultures of late Republican and early Imperial Rome.

Project fields: Classics
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $126,673
Grant period: 10/1/2007 – 9/30/2008

Wesleyan University (Middletown, CT 06459-3208)
Stephen C. Angle
FS-50151-07
Traditions Into Dialogue: Confucianism and Contemporary Virtue Ethics

A six-week seminar for fifteen college and university faculty to bring Confucian and neo-Confucian texts into dialogue with recent work in Western virtue ethics.

Project fields: Non-Western Philosophy
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $138,415
Grant period: 10/1/2007 – 6/30/2010

Stanford University (Stanford, CA 94305)
Russell Berman
FS-50091-06
German Exile Culture in California: European Traditions and American Modernity

A six-week seminar for fifteen college and university faculty on the cultural experience and contributions of German artists, writers, and musicians who fled Nazi Germany to settle in Los Angeles in the 1930s and 1940s.

Project fields: German Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $172,804
Grant period: 10/1/2006 – 9/30/2007

Ohio State University Research Foundation (Columbus, OH 43212)
John N. King
FS-50092-06
The Reformation of the Book, 1450-1700

A five-week seminar for fifteen college and university teachers in Antwerp, Belgium, and Oxford, England, on the advent of printing and its effects on the Protestant Reformation.

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Project fields: Renaissance Studies
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $189,789
Grant period: 10/1/2006 – 9/30/2007

University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001)
Russell Goodman
FS-50093-06
Pragmatism: A Living Tradition

A five-week summer seminar for fifteen college and university teachers on American pragmatic philosophy from its origins to the present day.

Project fields: Philosophy, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $126,654
Grant period: 10/1/2006 – 9/30/2007

Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ 85287-0001)
David W. Foster
FS-50094-06
Jewish Buenos Aires

A three-week seminar for fifteen college and university faculty on Argentine Jewish literature and culture, to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Project fields: Jewish Studies
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $98,402
Grant period: 10/1/2006 – 9/30/2007

University of Oklahoma, Norman (Norman, OK 73019-3003)
Gary Clayton Anderson
FS-50095-06
The American Indian and Ethnohistory

A five-week seminar for fifteen college and university faculty to explore American Indian ethnohistory, a study of the relationship between Indians and Europeans.

Project fields: Native American Studies
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $96,341
Grant period: 10/1/2006 – 9/30/2007

Columbia University (New York, NY 10027)
Rachel Adams
FS-50096-06
Toward a Hemispheric American Literature

A five-week seminar for fifteen college and university faculty to situate the study of American Literature in a hemispheric framework that includes Canada, the Caribbean, and Latin America.

Project fields: American Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $127,902
Grant period: 10/1/2006 – 9/30/2007

Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3858)
Alan Wolfe
FS-50097-06
Religious Diversity and the Common Good

A six-week summer seminar for fifteen college and university teachers to explore the philosophical, historical, sociological, and legal dimensions of American religious diversity.

Project fields: Political Science, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $156,905
Grant period: 10/1/2006 – 9/30/2007

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI 48109)
James I. Porter
FS-50100-06
Homer’s Readers, Ancient and Modern

A four-week seminar for fifteen college and university faculty to engage them in a close analysis of the reception of Homer's epic poems, from ancient times to the twentieth century.

Project fields: Classics
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $97,304
Grant period: 10/1/2006 – 9/30/2008

American Academy in Rome (New York, NY 10021-4905)
Karl Galinsky
FS-50104-06
Roman Religion in its Cultural Context

A six-week summer seminar for fifteen college and university teachers on the development of Roman religion, making use of sites and resources in Rome and its environs.

Project fields: Classics
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $131,584
Grant period: 10/1/2006 – 9/30/2007

University of California, Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1077)
John O. Jordan
FS-50105-06
Adaptation and Revision: The Example of GREAT EXPECTATIONS

A three-week seminar for fifteen college and university faculty to examine the complex relationship between original literary texts and subsequent adaptations or "copies" by other writers and artists, through the lens of Charles Dickens' Victorian masterwork, GREAT EXPECTATIONS.

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $112,300
Grant period: 10/1/2006 – 1/31/2008

University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000)
Joseph E. Bristow
FS-50107-06
The Oscar Wilde Archive: His Life, His Work, His Legend

A five-week seminar on Oscar Wilde giving fifteen college and university faculty access to the most extensive archive of Wilde materials in the world at the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library.

Project fields: Literature, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $112,572
Grant period: 10/1/2006 – 9/30/2007

Boston University (Boston, MA 02215-1300)
John Briggs
FS-50113-06
Masters of English Prose: Samuel Johnson, Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill

A three-week seminar for fifteen college and university teachers on the key works of three great masters of the written and spoken word in English: Samuel Johnson, Abraham Lincoln, and Winston Churchill.

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $105,174
Grant period: 10/1/2006 – 9/30/2007

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (Charlottesville, VA 22903-4629)
Joseph C. Miller
FS-50116-06
Roots: African Dimensions of the History and Cultures of the Americas (Through the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade)

A six-week seminar for fifteen college and university teachers on Africa and the trans-Atlantic slave trade before c.1800.

Project fields: African History
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $154,929
Grant period: 10/1/2006 – 9/30/2007

Southern Illinois University, Carbondale (Carbondale, IL 62901)
Kevin J. H. Dettmar
FS-50119-06
James Joyce’s ULYSSES: Texts and Contexts

A six-week seminar for fifteen college and university faculty on James Joyce's ULYSSES and its multiple contexts, to be held in Dublin, Ireland.

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $118,892
Grant period: 10/1/2006 – 9/30/2007

University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN 46556-4635)
Christopher B. Fox
FS-50120-06
Anglo-Irish Identities, 1600-1800

A five-week seminar for fifteen college and university teachers on the social, cultural, political, and literary contexts of Anglo-Irish identities in the early modern period.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $135,623
Grant period: 10/1/2006 – 9/30/2007

University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN 46556-4635)
Joseph P. Amar
FS-50122-06
The Middle East between Rome and Iran: Early Christianity and the Path to Islam

A six-week seminar for fifteen college and university teachers on the development of indigenous cultures in the Middle East during late antiquity and their relationship to the rise of Islam.

Project fields: History of Religion
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $138,334
Grant period: 10/1/2006 – 9/30/2007

Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc. (Atlanta, GA 30303)
Andrew Altman
FS-50132-06
Philosophical Perspectives on Democracy, Law, and Human Rights

A four-week seminar for fifteen college and university teachers on philosophical questions relating to democracy, law, and human rights.

Project fields: Ethics
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $111,837
Grant period: 10/1/2006 – 9/30/2007

Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ 85287-0001)
David W. Foster
FS-50064-05
Brazilian Literature: Contemporary Urban Fiction

A five-week seminar for college and university faculty to study contemporary Brazilian urban fiction.

Project fields: Latin American Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $128,293
Grant period: 10/1/2005 – 9/30/2006

Western Michigan University (Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5200)
Paul E. Szarmach
FS-50065-05
Holy Men and Holy Women of Anglo-Saxon England

A six-week seminar for fifteen college and university teachers on Anglo-Saxon hagiographic writings and related issues, to be held in Cambridge, England.

Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $148,990
Grant period: 10/1/2005 – 9/30/2006

Trinity University (San Antonio, TX 78212-7201)
Richard G. Newhauser
FS-50066-05
The Seven Deadly Sins as Cultural Constructions in the Middle Ages

A five-week seminar for fifteen college and university teachers on cultural aspects of medieval moral thought, to be held in Cambridge, England.

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Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $93,632
Grant period: 10/1/2005 – 9/30/2006

Princeton University (Princeton, NJ 08544-2001)
Maria A. DiBattista
FS-50074-05
Modernist Paris

A five-week seminar for fifteen college and university teachers to be held on site in Paris, France, to explore the cultural and social grounding of the emergence of modern art in twentieth-century Paris.

Project fields: Comparative Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $152,155
Grant period: 10/1/2005 – 9/30/2007

SUNY Research Foundation, University at Buffalo (Buffalo, NY 14222-1004)
Jorge Gracia
FS-50076-05
Art, Literature, and Philosophy: Cuban Americans and American Culture

A three-week seminar for fifteen college and university teachers on Cuban-American art, literature, and philosophy.

Project fields: History of Philosophy
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $108,411
Grant period: 10/1/2005 – 9/30/2006

Washington University (St. Louis, MO 63130-4899)
John F. Heil
FS-50077-05
Mind and Metaphysics

A six-week seminar for college and university teachers on philosophical questions about the nature of the mind.

Project fields: Metaphysics
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $126,462
Grant period: 10/1/2005 – 9/30/2006

Syracuse University (Syracuse, NY 13244-0001)
Dennis Romano
FS-50081-05
Shaping Civic Space in a Renaissance City: Venice c.1300 to c.1600

A five-week seminar for fifteen college and university teachers, to be held on site in Venice, Italy, to examine how Renaissance contemporaries experienced and represented urban life in Venice.

Project fields: History, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $131,867
Grant period: 10/1/2005 – 9/30/2006

American Academy in Rome (New York, NY 10021-4905)
Richard J. A. Talbert
FS-50084-05
Trajan's Column: Narratives of War and Civilization in the Roman Empire

A five-week seminar for fifteen college and university teachers to study themes and events of the Roman empire on site in Rome, Italy, as they are reflected in the column that was constructed as a memorial to Trajan's victory over the Dacians in the second century CE.

Project fields: Ancient History
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $122,848
Grant period: 10/1/2005 – 9/30/2006

Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN 37240-0001)
David J. Wasserstein
FS-50086-05
Jews and Arabs in the Middle Ages: Interpretations and History

A six-week seminar for college and university faculty to study the relations between Jews and Arab-Muslims in the Middle Ages.

Project fields: Near and Middle Eastern History
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $136,937
Grant period: 10/1/2005 – 9/30/2006

Newberry Library (Chicago, IL 60610-3380)
Carla Zecher
FS-50025-04
Travel Writing, Skepticism, and Religious Belief in Renaissance France

A four-week summer seminar for college teachers to examine French Renaissance travel writing and the effect of the encounter with the peoples of the Americas on religious debates in sixteenth-century Europe.

Project fields: French Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $107,618
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 9/30/2005

Brigham Young University, Provo (Provo, UT 84602)
Grant Underwood
FS-50026-04
Joseph Smith and the Origins of Mormonism: Bicentennial Perspectives

A six-week summer seminar for college teachers on the place of Joseph Smith and Mormonism in the American cultural landscape.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $119,558
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 9/30/2005

Newberry Library (Chicago, IL 60610-3380)
Jeremy David Popkin
FS-50028-04
Revolution and the Making of Identities: France and Haiti, 1787-1804

A five-week summer seminar for college teachers comparing the changes in identity and behavior that accompanied the revolution of 1789 in France and the slave uprising in Haiti that followed in 1791.

Project fields: International Studies
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $119,417
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 3/31/2007

Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc. (Atlanta, GA 30303)
Andrew Altman
FS-50030-04
Political Obligation, Democratic Legitimacy, and Human Rights: Theoretical and Applied Issues

A five-week summer seminar for college teachers to examine ethical and political aspects of the relationships between citizens and the state.

Project fields: Ethics
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $119,060
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 9/30/2005

University of Nebraska, Lincoln (Lincoln, NE 68588)
Stephen C. Behrendt
FS-50031-04
Genre, Dialogue, and Community in British Romanticism

A six-week summer seminar for college teachers to develop a comprehensive approach to the study of British Romanticism incorporating primary sources and scholarship in various forms and genres.

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $124,822
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 9/30/2005

Stanford University (Stanford, CA 94305)
Russell Berman
FS-50032-04
Terror and Culture: Revisiting Hannah Arendt's ORIGINS OF TOTALITARIANISM

A six-week summer seminar for college teachers on the relationship between culture and totalitarianism, primarily in Nazi Germany, based on an examination of Hannah Arendt's ORIGINS OF TOTALITARIANISM and related texts.

Project fields: German Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $184,942
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 9/30/2005

Yale University (New Haven, CT 06510)
R. Howard Bloch
FS-50033-04
The Bayeux Tapestry and the Making of the Anglo-Norman World

A six-week summer seminar for college teachers using a digital version of the Bayeux Tapestry to examine its narration of the Norman Conquest of England as a source for the study of all aspects of medieval culture.

Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $167,002
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 9/30/2005

University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT 06269-9000)
Richard D. Brown
FS-50034-04
Early American Microhistories

A four-week summer seminar for college teachers to strengthen the understanding and use of microhistory in research and teaching.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $109,877
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 12/31/2005

SUNY Research Foundation, College at Geneseo (Geneseo, NY 14454-1401)
William Cook
FS-50035-04
St. Francis of Assisi in the Thirteenth Century

A six-week summer seminar in Rome, Siena, and Assisi, Italy, for college teachers to study the life, works, and representations of St. Francis of Assisi.

Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $136,279
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 9/30/2006

Funding details
Original grant (2004) $122,000
Supplement (2006) $14,279

University of South Carolina Research Foundation (Columbia, SC 29208-0001)
Don H. Doyle
FS-50036-04
Faulkner and Southern History

A five-week summer seminar for college teachers to study the connections between the historical fiction of William Faulkner and Southern history.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $131,033
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 9/30/2005

American Institute for Roman Culture (Somerville, MA 02143-2209)
Karl Galinsky
FS-50041-04
Roman Religion in its Cultural Context

A six-week summer seminar for college teachers on the development of Roman religion, making use of sites and resources in Rome and its environs.

Project fields: History of Religion
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $122,930
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 9/30/2005

University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001)
Russell Goodman
FS-50043-04
Reading Emerson's Essays

A four-week summer seminar for college teachers to examine closely the essays of Ralph Waldo Emerson.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $107,266
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 9/30/2005

Funding details
Original grant (2004) $103,320
Supplement (2005) $3,946

University of Notre Dame (Notre Dame, IN 46556-4635)
Kevin John Hart
FS-50045-04
Religious Experience and English Poetry, 1633-1985

A five-week summer seminar for college teachers applying concepts of religious experience to poetry, with special attention to the poetry of George Herbert, Gerard Manley Hopkins, T.S. Eliot, and Geoffrey Hill.

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $121,927
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 12/31/2005

CUNY Research Foundation, Hostos Community College (Bronx, NY 10451-5323)
Orlando Hernandez
FS-50046-04
Visions of the Americas from Eugenio Maria de Hostos and Jose Marti: 19th-Century New York as a Crossroads for Freedom

A four-week summer seminar for college teachers to study English and Spanish-language sources on the lives and ideas of two Caribbean reformers living and working in New York City at the end of the nineteenth century: Eugenio María de Hostos and Jose Martí.

Project fields: Latin American Studies
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $106,211
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 9/30/2005

Library Company of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA 19107-5679)
John Larson
FS-50050-04
The Early American Republic and the Problem of Governance

A four-week summer seminar for college teachers to examine the project of nation-building and governance in the young American republic.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $95,003
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 9/30/2005

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (Charlottesville, VA 22903-4629)
Joseph C. Miller
FS-50051-04
Roots: African Dimensions of the History and Cultures of the Americas

A six-week summer seminar for college teachers to examine the complexities of African cultures enmeshed in the slave trade, as well as the lives and memories of the enslaved and their children in the Americas.

Project fields: African History
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $145,633
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 9/30/2005

Columbia University (New York, NY 10027)
Andrew J. Nathan
FS-50052-04
Human Rights in the Age of Globalization

A six-week summer seminar for college teachers to examine the philosophical and empirical issues that worldwide changes summarized under the rubric "globalization" raise for questions of human rights.

Project fields: Psychology
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $151,170
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 9/30/2005

University of Miami (Coral Gables, FL 33146-2503)
Charles E. Neu
FS-50053-04
America's Longest War: Vietnam, 1945-1975

A six-week summer seminar for college teachers on the central issues and events leading up to and through the Vietnam War.

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $127,841
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 9/30/2005

American Academy in Rome (New York, NY 10021-4905)
Frank M. Snowden
FS-50057-04
Reconsidering Italy's Fascist Past

A six-week seminar for college teachers to examine the full range of scholarly views on Mussolini and Italian Fascism, using the archival and material evidence available in Rome.

Project fields: European History
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $119,949
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 9/30/2005

Boston College (Chestnut Hill, MA 02467-3858)
Alan Wolfe
FS-50060-04
Religious Diversity and the Common Good

A six-week summer seminar for college teachers to explore the philosophical, historical, sociological, and legal dimensions of American religious diversity.

Project fields: Political Science, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $149,936
Grant period: 10/1/2004 – 9/30/2005

Princeton University (Princeton, NJ 08544-2001)
Carolyn Abbate
FS-50001-03
Opera: Interpretation Between Disciplines

A six-week summer seminar for 15college teachers on the interpretation of opera that uses a broad range of academic disciplines.

Project fields: Music History and Criticism
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $141,969
Grant period: 10/1/2003 – 9/30/2004

University of California, Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1077)
John Michael Bowen
FS-50003-03
The Remaking of Charles Dickens: Crisis and Transformation, 1857-1861

A five-week summer seminar for 15 college teachers on Charles Dickens' writings during a period of crucial change in his life and literary concerns.

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $100,775
Grant period: 10/1/2003 – 9/30/2004

American Academy in Rome (New York, NY 10021-4905)
Stephen L. Dyson
FS-50005-03
Archaeology and Ideology in Modern Rome

A five-week summer seminar for 15 college teachers on ways Roman classical archaeology has been influenced by cultural and intellectual changes in the modern era.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $106,218
Grant period: 10/1/2003 – 9/30/2004

American Academy in Rome (New York, NY 10021-4905)
Stephen L. Dyson
FS-50005-03
Archaeology and Ideology in Modern Rome

A five-week summer seminar for 15 college teachers on ways Roman classical archaeology has been influenced by cultural and intellectual changes in the modern era.

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $106,218
Grant period: 10/1/2003 – 9/30/2004

Calvin College (Grand Rapids, MI 49546-4388)
Karin Yvonne Maag
FS-50009-03
John Calvin and the Transformation of Religious Culture in Geneva, France and Beyond

A five-week seminar for 15 college teachers to explore the links between Calvin's doctrines and their adaptation by various European communities.

Project fields: European History
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $82,654
Grant period: 10/1/2003 – 9/30/2004

Duke University (Durham, NC 27708)
Eric M. Meyers
FS-50010-03
Aramaic in Post-Biblical Judaism and Early Christianity

A six-week seminar for 15 college teachers offering instruction in three key dialects of Aramaic and study of related historical, archaeological, social, and religious contexts.

Project fields: Near and Middle Eastern Languages
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $134,000
Grant period: 10/1/2003 – 9/30/2004

Trinity University (San Antonio, TX 78212-7201)
Richard G. Newhauser
FS-50012-03
The Seven Deadly Sins as Cultural Constructions in the Middle Ages

A five-week seminar for 15 college teachers on the cultural construction of moral thought in the Middle Ages.

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Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $74,773
Grant period: 10/1/2003 – 9/30/2004

Amherst College (Amherst, MA 01002)
Austin D. Sarat
FS-50015-03
Punishment, Politics, and Culture

A six-week seminar for 15 college teachers on the role of punishment in American law, politics, society, and culture.

Project fields: Law and Jurisprudence
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $133,253
Grant period: 10/1/2003 – 9/30/2004

University of Colorado, Boulder (Boulder, CO 80309-0001)
Christopher J. Shields
FS-50017-03
Soul and Substance in Aristotle and the Aristotelian Tradition

A four-week seminar for 15 college teachers on central Aristotelian texts and Greek and Islamic commentary traditions in light of selected issues in modern philosophy.

Project fields: History of Philosophy
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amount awarded: $88,857
Grant period: 10/1/2003 – 9/30/2004

Boston Athenaeum (Boston, MA 02108)
Richard H. Wendorf