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Program: Seminars for College Teachers*
Date range: 2014-2016
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FS-250327-16

Westminster College, PA (New Wilmington, PA 16172-0001)
Bethany Hicok (Project Director: 01/27/2016 to present)

Elizabeth Bishop and the Literary Archive

A three-week seminar for college and university faculty to study the work and archive of the American poet Elizabeth Bishop.

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$105,414 (approved)
$105,414 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2016 – 9/30/2017


FS-250646-16

Huntington Library (San Marino, CA 91108-1299)
Mark Rankin (Project Director: 02/16/2016 to present)

The Formation and Re-formation of the Book: 1450-1650

A four-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty that would examine development of the book between 1450 and 1650.

Project fields:
British Literature

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$129,535 (approved)
$129,535 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2016 – 9/30/2017


FS-250939-16

University of Chicago (Chicago, IL 60637-5418)
Richard Strier (Project Director: 02/25/2016 to present)

King Lear and Shakespeare Studies

A three-week seminar for college faculty to explore a range of topics in Shakespeare studies through a close reading of King Lear.

Project fields:
English

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$77,693 (approved)
$77,693 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2016 – 9/30/2017


FS-250766-16

Newberry Library (Chicago, IL 60610-3380)
Benjamin Johnson (Project Director: 02/19/2016 to present)

Bridging National Borders in North America

A four-week summer seminar for college and university faculty on the historical development of territorial boundaries and national borders in North America.

Project fields:
Latino History; Native American Studies; U.S. History

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$134,242 (approved)
$134,242 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2016 – 9/30/2017


FS-250826-16

University of Houston (Houston, TX 77204-0001)
Nancy Young (Project Director: 02/24/2016 to present)

Gender, the State, and the 1977 International Women’s Year Conference

A one-week seminar for sixteen college and university teachers on the National Women’s Conference of 1977 and its impact on American public life.

Project fields:
Political History; U.S. History; Women's History

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$71,678 (approved)
$71,678 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2016 – 9/30/2017


FS-250796-16

CUNY Research Foundation, John Jay College (New York, NY 10019-1007)
Jonathan Jacobs (Project Director: 02/23/2016 to present)

Will, Commandment, and Human Perfection in Medieval Jewish Philosophy

A four-week seminar for sixteen college and university teachers to study key ideas on the will and moral agency in Saadia Gaon and Moses Maimonides.

Project fields:
Ethics; History of Philosophy

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$118,937 (approved)
$118,937 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2016 – 9/30/2018


FS-250855-16

SUNY Research Foundation, University at Buffalo (Buffalo, NY 14222-1004)
Richard Cohen (Project Director: 02/25/2016 to present)

Emmanuel Levinas on Morality, Justice, and the Political

A one-week seminar for sixteen college and university teachers on the ethical and political philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas.

Project fields:
Ethics

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$80,994 (approved)
$70,338 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2016 – 9/30/2017


FS-231090-15

University of Virginia (Charlottesville, VA 22903-4833)
Olivier Zunz (Project Director: 02/23/2015 to present)

Exploring American Democracy, with Alexis de Tocqueville as Guide

A two-week seminar for sixteen college and university teachers to engage in a close reading of Alexis de Tocqueville’s Democracy in America.

Project fields:
History, General; Political Theory; Social Sciences, General

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$75,368 (approved)
$75,346 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 12/31/2016


FS-231220-15

Newberry Library (Chicago, IL 60610-3380)
James Akerman (Project Director: 02/24/2015 to present)

Mapping, Text, and Travel

A five-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty to explore the scholarly connections between mapping, texts, and travel.

Project fields:
History, General

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$160,169 (approved)
$158,936 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 12/31/2016


FS-231100-15

Winthrop University (Rock Hill, SC 29733-7001)
Laura Gardner (Project Director: 02/23/2015 to present)

Take Note and Remember: The Commonplace Book and Its American Descendants

A two-week seminar for sixteen college and university teachers to explore the development of the commonplace book and regional examples of its American descendants.

Project fields:
Arts, General; History, General; Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$93,129 (approved)
$85,105 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 7/31/2016


FS-231189-15

St. Mary's College of Maryland (St. Mary's City, MD 20686-3002)
Betul Basaran (Project Director: 02/24/2015 to present)

Transcending Boundaries: The Ottoman Empire, Europe, and the Mediterranean World, 1500 - 1800

A four-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty on the Ottoman Empire and Mediterranean world in the early modern era.

Project fields:
Cultural History; Near and Middle Eastern History; Women's History

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$120,774 (approved)
$103,244 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 9/30/2016


FS-231075-15

Kent State University Main Campus (Kent, OH 44242-0001)
Susanna Fein (Project Director: 02/23/2015 to present)

Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

A four-week seminar for sixteen college and university teachers on Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales.

Project fields:
British Literature; Medieval Studies

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$114,616 (approved)
$100,111 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 9/30/2016


FS-231135-15

University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA 52242-1320)
Lori Branch (Project Director: 02/23/2015 to present)
Mark Knight (Co Project Director: 08/17/2015 to present)

Postsecular Studies and the Rise of the English Novel, 1719-1897

A four-week seminar for sixteen college and university teachers to explore new accounts of the rise of the English novel through the lens of six works written between 1719 and 1897.

Project fields:
British Literature

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$139,000 (approved)
$125,053 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 5/31/2017


FS-50394-14

University of Iowa (Iowa City, IA 52242-1320)
Jonathan Wilcox (Project Director: 03/07/2014 to present)

The Materiality of Medieval Manuscripts: Interpretation Through Production

A four-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty to explore the production of manuscripts and the role of these works in medieval culture.

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Project fields:
Literature, Other; Medieval History; Medieval Studies

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$141,286 (approved)
$134,678 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2014 – 9/30/2016


FS-50390-14

California State University, Bakersfield (Bakersfield, CA 93311-1022)
Charles MacQuarrie (Project Director: 03/07/2014 to present)

The Irish Sea Cultural Province: Crossroads of Medieval Literature and Languages

A five-week seminar for sixteen college and university faculty to study the cultural and linguistic confluence of five distinct but related populations of the medieval British Isles.

Project fields:
Medieval Studies

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$149,260 (approved)
$149,260 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2014 – 12/31/2015


FS-50379-14

Whittier College (Whittier, CA 90601-4446)
Gustavo Geirola (Project Director: 03/07/2014 to present)

Latin American Theater Today: Aesthetics and Performance

A four-week seminar for sixteen college and university teachers on contemporary Latin American theater as stage production and as literature.

Project fields:
Latin American Languages; Theater History and Criticism

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$113,432 (approved)
$106,808 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2014 – 9/30/2015


FS-50392-14

University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000)
Roger Waldinger (Project Director: 03/07/2014 to present)

The Cross-Border Connection: Immigrants, Emigrants, and their Homelands

A five-week summer seminar for sixteen college and university faculty on international migration in historical perspective.

Project fields:
Sociology

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$128,580 (approved)
$128,580 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2014 – 9/30/2015


FS-50395-14

Calvin College (Grand Rapids, MI 49546-4388)
Daniel Bays (Project Director: 03/07/2014 to present)

America and China: 150 Years of Aspirations and Encounters

A three-week summer seminar for sixteen college and university teachers on U.S.-China political and cultural relations from the 1850s to the present.

Project fields:
History, General

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$113,222 (approved)
$105,558 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2014 – 9/30/2015


FS-50396-14

Sarah Lawrence College (Bronxville, NY 10708-5999)
Komozi Woodard (Project Director: 03/07/2014 to present)

Rethinking Black Freedom Studies in the Jim Crow North

A two-week college and university faculty summer seminar for sixteen participants on African-American freedom movements beyond the U.S. South.

Project fields:
African American History

Program:
Seminars for College Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$104,981 (approved)
$104,853 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2014 – 12/31/2016