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Program: Seminars for College Teachers*
Date range: 2011-2013
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University of California, Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz, CA 95064-1077)
John Jordan (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
FS-50344-13
Performing Dickens: "Oliver Twist" and "Great Expectations" on Page, Stage, and Screen

A four-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty to explore two of Charles Dickens's novels and their theatrical and cinematic adaptations, to be held at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $118,912 (approved); $117,392 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2014

Lewis and Clark College (Portland, OR 97219-7879)
Nicholas Smith (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
FS-50354-13
Socrates

A five-week seminar for sixteen participants to engage with recent scholarship on Socrates.

Project fields: History of Philosophy
Program: Seminars for College Teachers
Division: Education Programs
Total amounts: $108,252 (approved); $98,496 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2014

James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA 22807-0001)
Mark Rankin (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
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 amounts: $169,685 (approved); $161,633 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2014

Newberry Library (Chicago, IL 60610-3380)
Benjamin Johnson (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
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 amounts: $140,005 (approved); $140,005 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2014

American Academy in Rome (New York, NY 10021-4905)
Maureen Miller (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
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.

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

University of Chicago (Chicago, IL 60637-5418)
Richard Strier (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
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 amounts: $108,313 (approved); $100,125 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2014

University of Colorado, Boulder (Boulder, CO 80309-0001)
Terry Kleeman (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
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 amounts: $135,815 (approved); $135,815 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2015

Georgetown University (Washington, DC 20057-0001)
Mustafa Aksakal (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
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 amounts: $127,422 (approved); $113,430 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2014

Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ 85287-0001)
David Foster (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
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 amounts: $106,657 (approved); $97,382 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2014

Kenyon College (Gambier, OH 43022)
Sarah Blick (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present); Laura Gelfand (Co Project Director, 08/08/2013 - present)
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 amounts: $132,908 (approved); $132,908 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2014

George Washington University (Washington, DC 20052-0001)
Dina Khoury (Project Director, 03/07/2013 - present)
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 amounts: $100,185 (approved); $100,185 (awarded)
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2015

Washington University (St. Louis, MO 63130-4899)
John Heil (Project Director, 03/05/2012 - present)
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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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