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Program: Collaborative Research*
Date range: 2011-2013
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University of New Mexico (Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001)
Patricia L. Crown
RZ-51417-13
Chocolate, Cylinder Jars, and Ritual in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico

The excavation, analysis, and interpretation of archaeological remains for further evidence about the ritual use of cylinder jars in Chaco Canyon, New Mexico between 1000 and 1140 AD. (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $123,828
Grant period: 5/1/2013 – 5/31/2016

Indiana University, Bloomington (Bloomington, IN 47405)
Russell Valentino
RZ-51449-13
Translation and the Making of World Literature

A series of symposia examining the role of translation in making literary works a part of world (as opposed to national) literature, culminating in the preparation for publication of essays to appear in special issues of two literary journals. (36 months)

Project fields: Literature, General
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $225,000
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 12/31/2015

University of South Carolina, Columbia (Columbia, SC 29208-0001)
Don H. Doyle
RZ-51522-13
American Civil Wars: The Crisis of the 1860s in the US, Latin America, and Europe

A conference and volume of collected essays on the American Civil War in an international context. (24 months)

Project fields: History, General
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $65,000
Grant period: 1/1/2014 – 12/31/2015

Indiana University, Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN 46202)
William H. Schneider
RZ-51523-13
An International Collaboration on the Political, Social, and Cultural History of the Emergence of HIV/AIDS

An international research collaboration leading to the publication of a book that will examine the political. social, and medical processes of the emergence of HIV/AIDS in Africa. (36 months)

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $290,000
Grant period: 1/1/2014 – 12/31/2016

North Carolina State University (Raleigh, NC 27695-0001)
S. Thomas Parker (project director)
Megan Perry (co-project director)
RZ-51555-13
Reimagining Urban Space: Petra in the 1st - 4th Centuries A.D.

Archaeological excavation and analysis of first through fourth century materials at the North Ridge of ancient Petra, Jordan. (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $290,000
Grant period: 5/1/2014 – 4/30/2017

Boston University (Boston, MA 02215-1300)
Christina M. Luke (project director)
Christopher H. Roosevelt (co-project director)
RZ-51556-13
Bronze Age Cultural Dynamics, Sustainability, and Landscapes in the Marmara Lake Basin, Gediz Valley, Western Turkey

Archaeological excavation and analysis of a second millennium BCE site at Kaymakçi in the Marmara Lake Basin, Western Anatolia, Turkey. (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $281,645
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2016

Roosevelt University (Chicago, IL 60605-1394)
Christopher R. Reed (project director)
Richard Arthur Courage (co-project director)
RZ-51562-13
Social Origins of Chicago's New Negro Artists and Intellectuals, 1890-1930

Research leading to the creation of an online digital archive, an edited collection of essays, and public presentations on African American intellectuals in Chicago, 1890-1930. (36 months)

Project fields: African American Studies
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 1/1/2014 – 6/30/2016

Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-1698)
Heather Hurst
RZ-51575-13
Assembling the Mayan Mural Fragments from San Bartolo, Guatemala

The reassembly, interpretation, and dissemination of early Mayan murals discovered among the first-century construction rubble at the Ixim temple at San Bartolo, Guatemala. (30 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $185,000
Grant period: 12/1/2013 – 8/31/2016

Folger Shakespeare Library (Washington, DC 20003-1094)
Kathleen Lynch
RZ-51587-13
Shakespeare and the Problem of Biography: A Conference

An international conference on the topic of playwright William Shakespeare and literary biography, as well as associated video podcasts and a volume of essays. (12 months)

Project fields: British Literature
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $65,000
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2014

University of Nebraska, Lincoln (Lincoln, NE 68588)
William G. Thomas (project director)
Jennifer E. Guiliano (co-project director)
RZ-51615-13
O Say Can You See: Early Washington, D.C. Law and Family Project

Creation of a digital archive and website, presentation of virtual seminars, and research and writing of a scholarly monograph and journal articles related to a series of legal cases and family networks in early Washington, D.C. (24 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 3/1/2014 – 2/28/2016

Claudia R. Jensen
Unaffiliated Independent Scholar
RZ-51635-13
The Russian Court Theater in the Late 17th Century and its Context in Trans-national Information Exchange

Research, writing, and preparation for print and e-book publication of a volume of essays, journal articles, and conference papers relating to diplomacy and theater in 17th-century Russia. (36 months)

Project fields: Theater History and Criticism
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $290,000
Grant period: 10/1/2013 – 9/30/2016

American Folklore Society (Columbus, OH 43210)
Bill Ivey
RZ-51645-13
China-US Intangible Cultural Heritage Conference

No description available.

Project fields: Folklore and Folklife
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $15,000
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 5/31/2013

University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000)
Richard G. Lesure (project director)
John Edward Clark (co-project director)
RZ-51422-12
Origins of Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations: Early Formative Archaeology of the Soconusco Region of Mexico

The preparation for publication of two volumes (print and online) on pre-Olmec and Olmec archaeology (1900-900 BCE) in the Soconusco region of Mexico. (30 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $185,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 3/31/2015

University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000)
Richard G. Lesure (project director)
Michael Blake (co-project director)
RZ-51422-12
Origins of Ancient Mesoamerican Civilizations: Early Formative Archaeology of the Soconusco Region of Mexico

The preparation for publication of two volumes (print and online) on pre-Olmec and Olmec archaeology (1900-900 BCE) in the Soconusco region of Mexico. (30 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $185,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 3/31/2015

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC 27599-0001)
Donald C. Haggis
RZ-51427-12
The Azoria Project Excavations: A Study of Urbanization on Crete, 700-500 B.C.

Archaeological excavation and analysis at Azoria, an early Archaic Greek city, located on the island of Crete. (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $250,000
Grant period: 5/1/2013 – 4/30/2016

University of Florida (Gainesville, FL 32611-0001)
Benjamin Hebblethwaite (project director)
Laurent Marc Dubois (co-project director)
RZ-51441-12
Archive of Haitian Religion and Culture

The collection and scholarly interpretation of materials relating to Vodou religious practice for an online archive containing texts, audiovisual materials, and interpretive essays. (36 months)

Project fields: Nonwestern Religion
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $240,804
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

St. Mary's College of Maryland (St. Mary's City, MD 20686-3002)
Julia A. King
RZ-51442-12
Colonial Encounters: The Lower Potomac River at Contact, 1500-1720 AD

The creation of a collections-based comparative study and online database consisting of material culture recovered from 33 Potomac River archaeological sites occupied between 1500-1720 AD. (24 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $190,000
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 1/31/2015

University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90095-9000)
Aaron Alexander Burke (project director)
Martin Peilstöcker (co-project director)
RZ-51445-12
Insurgency, Resistance, and Interaction: Archaeological Inquiry into New Kingdom Egyptian Rule in Jaffa

Archaeological excavation and analysis of an Egyptian fortress from the New Kingdom (15th century BCE) in the Canaanite city of Jaffa, Israel. (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 2/1/2013 – 1/31/2016

Ball State University (Muncie, IN 47306-1022)
James John Connolly
RZ-51453-12
Conference: Print Culture Histories Beyond the Metropolis

A conference, website, and volume of essays related to the history and development of print culture in smaller cities, towns, and rural areas worldwide. (15 months)

Project fields: History, General
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $64,622
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 12/31/2013

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities (Charlottesville, VA 22903-4629)
Donald A. DeBats
RZ-51455-12
The Social Logic of Past Politics: Individual Voting Records, Social Networks, and Neighborhoods in Two 19th-Century Cities

Completion of a database and website, and research and writing of journal articles and a scholarly monograph related to voting records and social networks in 19th-century Alexandria, Virginia, and Newport, Kentucky. (36 months)

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $295,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

University of Colorado, Denver (Denver, CO 80202-1702)
Jean Scandlyn (project director)
Sarah J. Hautzinger (co-project director)
RZ-51459-12
The New Normal: Deployment Stress on a Post 9-11 Homefront

Completion of a multi-year study of returning soldiers diagnosed with traumatic brain injury and post-traumatic stress disorder, and the impact on individuals, families, and communities. (24 months)

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Project fields: Anthropology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $126,000
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 12/31/2014

Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI 48824-1168)
Walter Hawthorne
RZ-51461-12
Islam and Modernity: Alternatives in Contemporary Senegambia and Ghana

The preparation for online publication of texts, images, interviews, and interpretive essays, examining the practice of Islam in West Africa. (36 months)

Project fields: African History
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $200,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2015

Fordham University (Bronx, NY 10458-9993)
Gyula Klima
RZ-51468-12
John Buridan's Philosophy of Mind: An International Conference on His Questions on Aristotle's De Anima (On the Soul)

A conference, volume of essays, and online "research hub" concluding the NEH-funded translation of the works of medieval French philosopher John Buridan. (12 months)

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Project fields: History of Philosophy
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $55,000
Grant period: 10/1/2012 – 9/30/2013

Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ 85287-0001)
Mark Woodward
RZ-51470-12
Reimagining Islam: Salafi Networks in Muslim Southeast Asia

The preparation for publication of a book examining Salafist (revivalist) Islamic movements in Southeast Asia. (36 months)

Project fields: Anthropology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $285,000
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 12/31/2015

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, NC 27599-0001)
Seth M. Kotch (project director)
Joshua Clark Davis (co-project director)
RZ-51485-12
Eyewitnesses to the Movement: Black, White, and Multiracial Media in Civil Rights-Era North Carolina

Collection, digitization, and online publication of oral histories related to media and civil rights in North Carolina in the 1970s. (18 months)

Project fields: U.S. History
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $129,072
Grant period: 1/1/2013 – 7/31/2015

University of Missouri, St. Louis (St. Louis, MO 63121-4401)
Michael Basil Cosmopoulos
RZ-51493-12
Early State Formation and Expansion in Greece: Iklaina, A Secondary Center of the Mycenaean State of Pylos

Archaeological excavation and analysis at the Mycenaean settlement of Iklaina, Greece, from the 15th to 13th century BCE, and publication of previous excavation results. (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $275,000
Grant period: 7/1/2013 – 6/30/2016

Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL 32306-0001)
Mary DeLand Pohl (project director)
Christopher L. von Nagy (co-project director)
RZ-51497-12
Origins of the Mesoamerican City: Ritual and Polity at La Venta, Tabasco, Mexico

The excavation, analysis, and creation of a website dedicated to the findings on social, economic, and ritual practices of the neighborhood populations living near the Olmec city of La Venta (800-400 BCE). (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $280,000
Grant period: 11/1/2012 – 10/31/2015

Vanderbilt University (Nashville, TN 37240-0001)
Bill Ivey
RZ-51511-12
ACEC Planning by Vanderbilt University

No description available.

Project fields: Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $30,000
Grant period: 3/1/2012 – 3/31/2014

University of Montana (Missoula, MT 59801)
Anna M. Prentiss
RZ-51287-11
Household Archaeology at Bridge River, British Columbia

An excavation, analysis, and interpretation of a single semi-subterranean dwelling with 13 superimposed floors occupied between 1450 and 1150 years ago in present day British Columbia. (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $249,707
Grant period: 5/1/2012 – 4/30/2015

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor, MI 48109)
Nicola Terrenato
RZ-51319-11
The Gabii Project, Italy

Archaeological excavation and analysis at Gabii, east of Rome, Italy. (36 months)

Project fields: Classics
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $249,900
Grant period: 1/1/2012 – 12/31/2014

University of Illinois at Chicago (Chicago, IL 60607)
Sloan Williams
RZ-51329-11
Decoding the Swahili

A project combining archaeological excavation, ethnohistory, and genetic analysis to study the origin and development of urban communities along the Swahili coast of East Africa. (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $215,000
Grant period: 7/1/2011 – 8/31/2014

University of California, Davis (Davis, CA 95616-5270)
David Biale
RZ-51343-11
A History of Hasidism: A Pietistic Revival Movement in the Modern World

Preparation for publication of an 800-page collaborative history of the Jewish Hasidic movement. (36 months)

Project fields: History of Religion
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $149,911
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2014

George Washington University (Washington, DC 20052-0001)
Tyler Anbinder
RZ-51352-11
Moving Beyond "Rags to Riches": New York's Irish Immigrants and Their Surprising Savings Accounts

Creation and preparation for online publication of a database of 19th-century Emigrant Industrial Savings Bank records and related materials, as well as related data analysis for articles and a book based on this research. (36 months)

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $290,000
Grant period: 9/1/2011 – 8/31/2015

Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ 85287-0001)
Anne Feldhaus
RZ-51356-11
Religion and Ecology in Western India

Research in India on places that are both religiously significant and environmentally sensitive, culminating in a book, at least one scholarly article, a website, and a panel at a scholarly conference. (36 months)

Project fields: Nonwestern Religion
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $190,000
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2014

Institute of Nautical Archaeology (College Station, TX 77841-5137)
Deborah N. Carlson
RZ-51388-11
Archaeological Excavation of an Ancient Shipwreck at Godavaya, Sri Lanka

The excavation and analysis of a second-century B.C. ship off the coast of Sri Lanka to better understand the history of maritime trade in the ancient world. (36 months)

Project fields: Archaeology
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $215,000
Grant period: 10/1/2011 – 9/30/2014

University of Vermont (Burlington, VT 05405-0001)
Daniel M. Fogel
RZ-51402-11
Morrill Land-Grant Sesquicentennial Volume

No description available.

Project fields: American Studies
Program: Collaborative Research
Division: Research Programs
Total amount awarded: $30,000
Grant period: 5/1/2011 – 4/30/2013

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