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Fellowships Announced for 2012

December 2, 2011 | By Jennifer Untalan

Allen, Richard
Framingham State College
Framington, MA
African History
European Slave Trading in the Indian Ocean, 1500‑1850

Anthony, Sean
University of Oregon, Eugene
Eugene, OR
Near Eastern History
Annotated Translation of the "Maghazi" of Ma'mar ibn Rashid: An 8th‑Century Biography of Muhammad

Babaie, Sussan
Ludwig Maximilians‑Universitat
Munich, ZZ
Architecture
Architectural Cosmopolitanism in the Middle East: Houses of 17th‑Century Aleppo and Isfahan

Baring, Edward
Drew University
Madison, NJ
European History
The Spread of Phenomenology in Europe during the 20th Century

Beebe, Rose Marie
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA
Latin American Literature
Mariano Vallejo's 1875 History of Spanish and Mexican California: An Annotated Translation and Biographical Study

Berk, Gerald
University of Oregon, Eugene
Eugene, OR
American History
Rationality and Improvisation in the Cold War State: The Development of Systems Analysis in the U.S.

Berlo, Janet
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY
Art History and Criticism
Fakes, Replicas, and Other Vexed Identities in Native American Art History

Birge, Bettine
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Far Eastern History
Marriage, Law, and Social Order in the Age of Khubilai Khan, 1260‑1368

Broden, Thomas
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN
French Literature
An Intellectual Biography of Language Theorist A. J. Greimas (1917‑1992)

Buggeln, Gretchen
Valparaiso University
Valparaiso, IN
American Studies
Churches for Today: Modernism and Suburban Expansion in Postwar America

Celik, Zeynep
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Newark, NJ
Architecture
The History of 20th‑Century Controversies Over the Possession of Antiquities

Cerulli, Anthony
Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Geneva, NY
History of Religion
The Study of Gurukula: South Indian Traditional Medical Education  and Its Classical Texts

Chambers, Sarah
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN
Latin American History
Emigres and Citizens: Migrations and Identities during South American Independence from Spain

Clarke, Randolph
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL
Philosophy
Omissions: Metaphysics, Agency, and Responsibility

Colwell‑Chanthaphonh, Chip
Denver Museum of Nature and Science
Denver, CO
Anthropology
Museums, Native America, and the Repatriation Debate

Cort, John
Denison University
Granville, OH
Nonwestern Religion
The Devotional Culture of the Digambar Jains in North India

Craciun, Adriana
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA
British Literature
An Interdisciplinary Study of British Writing and Arctic Exploration over Four Centuries

Davis, Robert
Ohio State University, Main Campus
Columbus, OH
European History
Italian Outlaws: Banditry and Society at the End of the Renaissance, 1550‑1650

Desan, Suzanne
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Madison, WI
European History
The French Revolution as an International Creation

Di‑Capua, Yoav
University of Texas, Austin
Austin, TX
History
Transnational Arab Thought and the Global Culture of the 1960s

Eskenazi, Tamara
Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Ancient Literature
Out from the Shadows: Biblical Women and Women in the Persian Period, 6th‑4th Centuries BCE

Euben, Roxanne
Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA
Interdisciplinary
Understanding Muslim Conceptions of Humiliation

Ferreira, Roquinaldo
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
African History
Building Colonialism: Slavery, Racial Ideology, and Ethnography in Angola, 1830s‑1880s

Finlay, Stephen
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Philosophy
Confusion of Tongues: A Theory of Normative Discourse

Gallivan, Martin
College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA
Archaeology
A History of Space, Place, and Power in the Algonquian Chesapeake, A.D. 200‑1644

Gaposchkin, Marianne
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
Medieval Studies
Liturgy and the Crusades, 1095‑1400

Gardner, Eric
Saginaw Valley State University
University Center, MI
American Literature
The Black Press in American Print Culture during the Civil War Era and the AME Church's "Christian Recorder"

Greet, Michele
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA
Art History and Criticism
Transatlantic Encounters: Latin American Artists in Paris between the Wars

Hart, Henry
College of William and Mary
Williamsburg, VA
British Literature
Irish Poet Seamus Heaney (b. 1939): A Critical Biography

Helm, Bennett
Franklin and Marshall College
Lancaster, PA
Philosophy
Defining Moral Communities: Respect, Dignity, and the Reactive Attitudes

Hill, Claire
Independent Scholar
Paris, France
Philosophy
Translation of Edmund Husserl's Lectures on Logic and General Theory of Science

Hobbins, Daniel
Ohio State University, Main Campus
Columbus, OH
Medieval Studies
The Origins of Print in Medieval Culture

Holton, Woody
University of Richmond
Richmond, VA
American History
Liberty is Sweet: An Integrated History of the American Revolution

Kallendorf, Craig
Texas A & M University System Office
College Station, TX
Comparative Literature
Varying Editions of Classical Literary Texts and Their Reception: A Case Study of the Roman Poet Virgil

Keathley, Elizabeth
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Greensboro, NC
Music History and Criticism
The Feminine Face of Musical Modernism: Women as Collaborators in Arnold Schoenberg's Musical Networks

Kerby‑Fulton, Kathryn
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
Medieval Studies
Professional Reading Circles, the Clerical Proletariat, and the Rise of English Literature

Kevorkian, Tanya
Millersville University
Millersville, PA
European History
The Musical Experience in German Baroque Towns

Lambright, Anne
Trinity College, Hartford
Hartford, CT
Latin American Literature
Andean Truths: Transitional Justice, Ethnicity, and Cultural Production in Post‑Shining Path Peru

Levine, Robert
University of Maryland, College Park
College Park, MD
American Studies
The Lives of Frederick Douglass

Levine, Neil
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
Architecture
Frank Lloyd Wright's Contributions to Urbanism and Urban Planning

Lewis, Mary
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA
European History
Divided Rule: Sovereignty and Empire in French Tunisia, 1880s‑1930s

Lindsay, Lisa
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC
African History
Atlantic Bonds: A Family History through Slavery, Freedom, and Colonization

Look, Brandon
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
History of Philosophy
Leibniz, Kant, and the Possibility of Metaphysics

Lucier, Paul
Independent Scholar
Wakefield, RI
History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine
Exploration and Industry: Science and the History of Mining in the American West

Macauley, Melissa
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
Far Eastern History
Chaozhou Sojourners: Violence, Migration, and Power in the South China Seas, 1844‑1927

Miles, Steven
Washington University
St. Louis, MO
Far Eastern History
Diaspora and Empire: Cantonese in the West River Basin, 1570‑1870

Murray, Mary
Columbia University
New York, NY
British Literature
The Prison as a Site of Literary Community and Writing in Early Modern England

Mutongi, Kenda
Williams College
Williamstown, MA
Interdisciplinary
Matatu Workers, Passengers, and the History of Public Transportation in Nairobi, Kenya

Nicolaides, Becky
Independent Scholar
Altadena, CA
American History
Social and Civic Transformation in Suburban Los Angeles Since 1945

Novetzke, Christian
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Nonwestern Religion
The Brahmin Double: Religion, Caste, Language, and Performance in Maharashtra, India, 1200‑2000 CE

Otter, Christopher
Ohio State University, Main Campus
Columbus, OH
History
Food, Nutrition, and the Making of Industrial Britain

Paperno, Irina
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Slavic Literature
"Who, What am I": Leo Tolstoy and the Narrative of Self

Paulson, Stanley
Washington University
St. Louis, MO
Law and Jurisprudence
A New English Translation of Hans Kelsen’s Reine Rechtslehre or Pure Theory of Law

Pearson, Susan
Northwestern University
Evanston, IL
American History
A History of Birth Registration in America

Perpener, John
Independent Scholar
Washington, DC
Dance History and Criticism
Political and Social Activism in African American Concert Dance: Eleo Pomare and the Black Arts Movement

Rieder, Jonathan
Barnard College
New York, NY
Sociology
A Reinterpretation of Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "Letter from Birmingham Jail"

Rioux, Anne
University of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA
American Literature
American Writer Constance Fenimore Woolson (1840‑1894): A Biography

Rubio, Gonzalo
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
Ancient Literature
The Earliest Semitic Literature: Ebla and Early Dynastic Mesopotamia

Schmelz, Peter
Washington University
St. Louis, MO
Music History and Criticism
Russian Composers Alfred Schnittke and Valentin Silvestrov and the End of Soviet Music

Schneewind, Sarah
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA
Far Eastern History
Shrines to Living Officials and Political Participation in Ming China, 1368‑1644

Schweiger, Beth
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR
American History
The Literate South: Reading and Freedom in the Early U.S.

Schwenkel, Christina
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA
Anthropology
Revitalizing the City: Socialist Architecture, Postwar Memory, and Urban Renewal in Vietnam

Seraphim, Franziska
Boston College
Chestnut Hill, MA
International Studies
War Criminals and Social Integration in Postwar Japan and Germany, 1945‑1960

Sha, Richard Chih‑Tung
American University
Washington, DC
British Literature
Imagining the Imagination:  Science and British Romanticism, 1750‑1832

Snyder, Harlow
Davidson College
Davidson, NC
History of Religion
Christian Groups in Second‑Century Rome

Spiller, Elizabeth
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL
Renaissance Studies
The Sense of Matter: Science, Matter Theory, and Literary Creation in the Renaissance

Srinivas, Lakshmi
University of Massachusetts, Boston
Boston, MA
Sociology
Indian Cinema and the Active Audience: An Ethnographic Study

Stamp, Shelley
University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA
Film History and Criticism
Lois Weber in Early Hollywood, 1910s‑1920s: A Biography of the American Film Director

Stein, Louise
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
Music History and Criticism
Opera and the Transformation of Naples under the Marquis del Carpio, 1683‑1687

Strassler, Karen
CUNY Research Foundation, Queens College
Flushing, NY
Anthropology
Media and Political Communication in Post‑Suharto Indonesia

Tiberius, Valerie
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
Ethics
A Philosophical Consideration of Wisdom, Friendship, and Value

Turner, James M.
Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA
American History
An Environmental History of Batteries and a Culture of Mobility

Wald, Gayle
George Washington University
Washington, DC
American Studies
A History of "Soul!", the First Nationally Televised Program to Showcase the Black Power Movement

Wheat, David
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI
Latin American History
Atlantic Africa and the Spanish Caribbean, 1570‑1640

Wildberg, Christian
Princeton University
Princeton, NJ
Classics
A New Text and Translation of the Hermetic Corpus, a Collection of Greek Theological and Philosophical Texts

Wilson, Mark
University of North Carolina, Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
American History
American Business and the Winning of World War II

Winn, James
Boston University
Boston, MA
British Literature
The Arts During the Life of Queen Anne, 1660s‑1710s

Witcover, Jules
Independent Scholar
Washington, DC
Political Science
Evolution of the Vice Presidency in Politics and Governance

Wyatt, Michael
Independent Scholar
Stanford, CA
Comparative Literature
John Florio and the Circulation of  "Stranger" Cultures in Early Stuart Britain

Zboray, Ronald
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Communications
The Bullet in the Book: Uses of Print Media during the Civil War