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Program: Seminars for College Teachers*
Date range: 2010-2012
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Washington University (St. Louis, MO 63130-4899)
John Heil (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
FS-50306-12
Metaphysics and Mind

To support: 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 amounts: $125,552 (approved); $82,626 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ 85287-0001)
David Foster (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
FS-50307-12
Brazilian Literature: Twentieth-Century Urban Fiction

To support: 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 amounts: $137,110 (approved); $126,155 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

Calvin College (Grand Rapids, MI 49546-4388)
Karin Maag (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
FS-50308-12
Persecution, Toleration, Co-Existence: Early Modern Responses to Religious Pluralism

To support: 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 amounts: $107,838 (approved); $107,838 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

University of Nebraska, Lincoln (Lincoln, NE 68588)
Stephen Behrendt (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
FS-50310-12
Reassessing British Romanticism

To support: 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 amounts: $117,198 (approved); $110,298 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

CUNY Research Foundation, Graduate School and University Center (New York, NY 10016-4309)
Clare Carroll (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
FS-50312-12
Researching Early Modern Manuscripts and Printed Books

To support: 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 amounts: $157,807 (approved); $141,665 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

American Academy in Rome (New York, NY 10021-4905)
John Davis (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
FS-50321-12
Italy in the Age of the Risorgimento: New Perspectives on Unification

To support: 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 amounts: $131,407 (approved); $112,930 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

Mangalam Research Center for Buddhist Languages (Berkeley, CA 94704-1418)
Luis Gomez (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
FS-50333-12
Understanding Buddhism Through its Classic Texts

To support: 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 amounts: $109,909 (approved); $109,909 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

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

Bard College (Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504)
Daniel Karpowitz (Project Director, 04/23/2012 - present)
FS-50335-12
Faculty Seminar Program, Bard Prison Initiative

No project description available.

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

James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA 22807-0001)
John King (Co Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present); Mark Rankin (Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present)
FS-50275-11
Tudor Books and Readers, 1485-1603

To support: 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 amounts: $179,392 (approved); $179,392 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 6/30/2013

University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000)
Joseph Bristow (Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present)
FS-50279-11
Oscar Wilde and His Circle

To support: 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 amounts: $136,856 (approved); $136,856 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

Washington University (St. Louis, MO 63130-4899)
Andrew Altman (Co Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present); Christopher Wellman (Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present)
FS-50280-11
Liberty, Equality, and Justice: Philosophical Problems in Domestic and Global Contexts

To support: 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 amounts: $129,472 (approved); $126,172 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

American University (Washington, DC 20016-8200)
Mustafa Aksakal (Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present); Elizabeth Thompson (Co Project Director, 08/31/2011 - present)
FS-50281-11
World War I in the Middle East

To support: 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 amounts: $123,500 (approved); $106,287 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

American Academy in Rome (New York, NY 10021-4905)
Michael Maas (Co Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present); Richard Talbert (Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present)
FS-50282-11
Communication, Empire, and the City of Rome

To support: 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 amounts: $159,865 (approved); $154,863 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ 85287-0001)
Rachel Scott (Co Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present); Monica Green (Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present)
FS-50283-11
Health and Disease in The Middle Ages

To support: 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.

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Project fields: Medieval Studies
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $177,757 (approved); $166,081 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

Funding details
Original grant (2012) $167,757
Supplement (2012) $10,000

University of Missouri, Columbia (Columbia, MO 65211-3020)
Devoney Looser (Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present)
FS-50299-11
Jane Austen and Her Contemporaries

To support: 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 amounts: $119,658 (approved); $119,658 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 6/30/2014

Texas A & M Research Foundation (College Station, TX 77843-0001)
Richard Golsan (Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present)
FS-50300-11
France's Haunting Past: Recent Debates on Twentieth Century French History and National Identity

To support: 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 amounts: $163,319 (approved); $163,319 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2012

Stanford University (Stanford, CA 94305)
Ban Wang (Co Project Director, 03/12/2010 - present); Russell Berman (Project Director, 03/12/2010 - present)
FS-50244-10
Shanghai and Berlin: Urban Modernism in Interwar China and Germany

To support: 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 amounts: $226,602 (approved); $226,602 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

Princeton University (Princeton, NJ 08544)
Ernest Lepore (Co Project Director, 03/12/2010 - present); Gilbert Harman (Project Director, 03/12/2010 - present)
FS-50245-10
20th-Century Philosophy: Quine and Davidson

To support: 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 amounts: $278,088 (approved); $277,713 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 3/31/2012

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

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, MA 02139-4307)
Mary Fuller (Project Director, 03/12/2010 - present)
FS-50246-10
English Encounters with the Americas, 1550-1610: Sources and Methods

To support: 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 amounts: $110,979 (approved); $110,979 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

University of Colorado, Boulder (Boulder, CO 80309-0001)
Steven Bokenkamp (Co Project Director, 03/12/2010 - present); Terry Kleeman (Project Director, 03/12/2010 - present)
FS-50252-10
An Introduction to Daoist Literature and History

To support: 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 amounts: $132,341 (approved); $132,341 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 3/31/2015

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

Library Company of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, PA 19107-5679)
Michael Morrison (Co Project Director, 03/12/2010 - present); John Larson (Project Director, 03/12/2010 - present)
FS-50253-10
The Early American Republic and the Problem of Governance

To support: 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 amounts: $116,287 (approved); $116,287 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

American Academy in Rome (New York, NY 10021-4905)
Vernon Minor (Project Director, 03/12/2010 - present)
FS-50255-10
Art, History, and Culture in Rome, 1527-1798

To support: 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 amounts: $120,835 (approved); $120,835 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC 27599-0001)
Theda Perdue (Co Project Director, 03/12/2010 - present); Clara Kidwell (Project Director, 03/12/2010 - present)
FS-50256-10
The Ethnohistory of Indians in the American South

To support: 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 amounts: $152,418 (approved); $152,252 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2013

Funding details
Original grant (2011) $142,418
Supplement (2011) $10,000

Pomona College (Claremont, CA 91711-4434)
Kevin Dettmar (Project Director, 03/12/2010 - present); Paul Saint-Amour (Co Project Director, 03/10/2011 - present)
FS-50257-10
James Joyce's "Ulysses": Text and Contexts

To support: 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 amounts: $156,734 (approved); $153,255 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2012

University of California, Irvine (Irvine, CA 92697-1900)
Alexander Gelley (Project Director, 03/12/2010 - present)
FS-50261-10
Walter Benjamin's Later Writings: The Arcades Project, Commodity Culture, Historiography

To support: 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 amounts: $124,703 (approved); $124,703 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2012

University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000)
Roger Waldinger (Project Director, 03/12/2010 - present)
FS-50262-10
Rethinking International Migration

To support: 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 amounts: $172,445 (approved); $172,445 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22904-4195)
Charles Mathewes (Co Project Director, 03/12/2010 - present); Kurtis Schaeffer (Project Director, 03/12/2010 - present)
FS-50266-10
The Study of Religion: Past and Present

To support: 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 amounts: $101,708 (approved); $101,708 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2010 – 9/30/2011

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