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Program: Seminars for College Teachers*
Date range: 2011-2013
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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

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