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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 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

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