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Fellowships 2013

December 6, 2012 | By NEH Staff

Acree, William
Washington University
St. Louis, MO
Latin American Literature
The Creole Circus and the Making of a Theatergoing Public in Uruguay and Argentina, 1860-1910


Andersen, Jennifer
California State University, San Bernardino
San Bernardino, CA
British Literature
Thomas Nashe (1567-1601), Political Satire, and the Elizabethan Public Sphere


Arenson, Adam
The University of Texas at El Paso
El Paso, TX
American History
Back from Canada: African North Americans during the Civil War and Reconstruction


Bankert, Dabney
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA
Arts History & Criticism
British Writer Joseph Bosworth’s Dictionary of the Anglo-Saxon Language (1838) and the Development of Anglo-Saxon Studies


Barbour, Richmond
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR
Renaissance Studies
The Voyage of Jacobean England's Greatest Merchant Ship, the "Trades Increase": A Microstudy of 17th-Century Global Capitalism


Barnhisel, Gregory
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA
Literature
Modernism, U.S. Cultural Diplomacy, and European Leftist Intellectuals during the Cold War


Best, Jonathan
Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT
Far Eastern History
Redating Early Korean and Japanese History based on the 12th-Century "Samguk sagi," Korea's Oldest Surviving Chronicle


Biggs, David
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA
History
An Environmental History of Militarization in Central Vietnam, 16th-20th Centuries


Breyfogle, Nicholas
Ohio State University, Main Campus
Columbus, OH
Russian History
An Environmental History of Siberia's Lake Baikal


Brown, Joshua
CUNY Graduate Center
New York, NY
American History
Studies in the Visual Culture of the American Civil War


Burman, Thomas
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN
Medieval Studies
The Dominicans, Islam, and Christian Thought, 1220-1320


Capello, Ernesto
Macalester College
St. Paul, MN
Latin American History
The Economic, Scientific, and Artistic Impact of the 1901-1906 French Geodesic Mission to Ecuador


Chang, Claudia
Sweet Briar College
Sweet Briar, VA
Archaeology
Herders, Farmers, and the Nomadic Elite at the Edge of the Eurasian Steppe during the Iron Age


Chang, David
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
American History
Native Hawaiian Perspectives on Imperialism, Colonialism, and Nationalism in the 19th Century


Chodat, Robert
Boston University
Boston, MA
Literary Criticism
Intention and Perfection in Contemporary American Fiction


Cuevas, Bryan
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL
Nonwestern Religion
Translation and Analysis of "The Life of Ra Lotsawa," a 13th-Century Biography of a Tibetan Buddhist Saint


Davis, Adam
Denison University
Granville, OH
European History
The Rise of the Medieval Hospital and the Formation of a Charitable Society in 12th- and 13th-Century Champagne, France

Dumont, Stephen
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
History of Philosophy
The Two Affections of Will: From Anselm of Canterbury (d. 1109) to John Duns Scotus (d. 1308)


Dunn, Christopher
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA
Latin American Literature
The Contracultura: Alternative Arts and Emergent Social Movements under Military Rule in Brazil, 1964-1985


Ekirch, A. Roger
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA
American History
The Crisis in American-British Relations Over the 1797 Mutiny on the British Frigate "Hermione"


Fakhreddine, Huda
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT
Near Eastern Literature
A Study of Classic Arabic Poetry through the Lens of Metapoesis (Modern Critical Theory)


Faraone, Christopher
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
Classics
Poetic Traditions in Homeric Epic (the Iliad and the Odyssey)


Fischer, Marilyn
University of Dayton
Dayton, OH
Philosophy
Hull House Founder Jane Addams as an International Intellectual


Forbes, Robert
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
American History
An Annotated Edition of Jefferson's Notes on the State of Virginia


Friedson, Steven
University of North Texas
Denton, TX
Anthropology
Music as Ritual in African Culture


Fuller-Seeley, Kathryn
Georgia State University
Atlanta, GA
Film History and Criticism
Jack Benny and Radio Comedy in American Culture, 1932-1955


Gilburd, Eleonory
New York University
New York, NY
Russian History
The Soviet Union's Embrace of Cultural Exchange with the West during the Thaw of the 1950s and 1960s


Gilmore, Jonathan
Yale University
New Haven, CT
Aesthetics
Evaluating Emotional Responses to Works of Art and the Imagination


Greenberg, Amy
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
American History
U.S. Imperialism: Conflict and Consensus, 1780-1900


Gustafson, Sandra
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
American Literature
Conflict and Democracy in Classic American Fiction


Hahn, Steven
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
American History
A Nation Without Borders: The United States and Its World, 1830-1910


Hinds, Stephen
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Classics
Latin Literature's Resonance in Other Languages and Traditions


Hodgson, Dorothy
Rutgers University, New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJ
Anthropology
Maasai Struggles for Gender Justice in Tanzania


Jenkins, Scott
University of Kansas, Lawrence
Lawrence, KS
Philosophy
Friedrich Nietzsche and the Problem of Pessimism


Johnson, Benjamin
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Milwaukee, WI
History
A History of the American Conservation Movement


Jolly, Jennifer
Ithaca College
Ithaca, NY
Art History and Criticism
Mexican President Lázaro Cárdenas's Legacy as a Nation Builder through His Art Patronage in Michoacan’s Lake District


Kahan, Alan
Independent Scholar
Paris, France
Interdisciplinary
Tocqueville, Religion, and Democracy: Checks and Balances for Democratic Souls


Kalmin, Richard
Jewish Theological Seminary of America
New York, NY
Interdisciplinary
Contextualizing Late Antique Rabbinic Narratives in Their Mesopotamian, Eastern Roman, and Persian Cultural Contexts

Koegel, John
California State University, Fullerton
Fullerton, CA
Music History and Criticism
Musical Theater in Mexican Los Angeles, 1910-1940


Krause, Kathy
University of Missouri, Kansas City
Kansas City, MO
Medieval Studies
The Role of Noblewomen in Literary Production in Northern France during the 13th-Century


Levi, Scott
Ohio State University, Main Campus
Columbus, OH
History
Central Asia on the Frontier of Empire: The Khanate of Khoqand, 1709-1876


Liu, Heping
Wellesley College
Wellesley, MA
Art History and Criticism
The Relation between Painting and Empire in Early Northern Song China, 960-1063


Lybarger, Loren
Ohio University, Athens
Athens, OH
Religion
The Role of Religion in Shaping Identity among Diaspora Palestinians in Chicago


MacLean, Nancy
Duke University
Durham, NC
American History
A History of Market-Based Policies in the United States


Magaldi, Cristina
Towson University
Towson, MD
Music History and Criticism
Music and Cosmopolitanism in Rio de Janeiro at the Turn of the 20th Century


Mahon, Maureen
New York University
New York, NY
Afro-American Studies
Voices of African American Women in Rock and Roll, 1953-1984


Martin-Marquez, Susan
Rutgers University, New Brunswick
New Brunswick, NJ
Film History and Criticism
The New Cinema Movements and Their Transatlantic Networks of Exchange in the 1960s and 1970s


May, Elaine
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN
American History
The American Quest for Security


Mays, Kelly
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV
British Literature
Victorian Self-Invention: Conceptualizing an Era, 1839-1901


McGill, Scott
Rice University
Houston, TX
Classics
A Translation and Introduction to Evangeliorum libri IV (The Four Books of the Gospels) by the 4th-Century Poet Juvencus


Morrison, John
Barnard College
New York, NY
History of Philosophy
Reconceiving Spinoza's God


Needell, Jeffrey
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL
History
Afro-Brazilian Political Mobilization and the Abolition of Slavery in Rio de Janeiro, 1879-1888


Owens, Sarah
College of Charleston
Charleston, SC
Latin American Literature
The Cultural Impact of Catholic Nuns in the Spanish Philippines during the 17th-Century Expansion of the Iberian Empire


Pawel, Miriam
Independent Scholar
Pasadena, CA
Journalism
A Biography of Cesar Chavez (1927-1993), Labor Leader and Community Organizer


Peletz, Michael
Emory University
Atlanta, GA
Anthropology
Transformations in Islamic Law in Malaysia, Late 1980s-Present


Pinto, Karen
Gettysburg College
Gettysburg, PA
Near Eastern History
The Mediterranean in the Islamic Cartographic Imagination


Porter, David
Southern University System
Baton Rouge, LA
English
Launching English Intellectual History: The Construction of the First English Encyclopedia at Canterbury in the 7th Century


Quinlan-McGrath, Mary
Northern Illinois University
DeKalb, IL
Humanities
Leon Battista Alberti's "De pictura (On Painting)" (1435/1436) and Its Impact on Renaissance Art


Rather, Susan
University of Texas, Austin
Austin, TX
Arts History & Criticism
The Formation of American Artistic Identity in the Late Colonial and Early National Era


Rupprecht, Philip
Duke University
Durham, NC
Music History and Criticism
Avant-Garde Nation: British Musical Modernism, 1956-1979


Satia, Priya
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
British History
The Military Economy of the 18th-Century British Imperial State


Schorr, David
Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv, Israel
Law and Jurisprudence
The Transnational Development of Water Law in and around the British Empire, 1850-1950


Schroeder, Mark
University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
Philosophy
Challenges and Prospects for the Idea of "Reasons First" in Epistemology


Seter, Ronit
Independent Scholar
Fairfax, VA
Music History and Criticism
A History of Jewish-Israeli Music, 1940-2010


Smith, Suzanne
George Mason University
Fairfax, VA
American Studies
The Life and Times of Elder Michaux (1883-1968), African American Radio Evangelist and Entrepreneur


Stephenson, Marcia
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN
Latin American Studies
The Global Role of Andean Camelids (Llamas, Alpacas, Vicunas, and Guanacos) in Intercultural Exchange, 1568-1970


Strother, Zoe
Columbia University
New York, NY
Arts History & Criticism
The Iconoclastic Impulse in African Art History


Thomasson, Amie
University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL
Metaphysics
The Descent of Metaphysics


Tor, Deborah
University of Notre Dame
Notre Dame, IN
Near Eastern History
The Great Seljuq Sultanate and the Formation of Islamic Civilization, 1040-1194

Urban, Hugh
Ohio State University, Main Campus
Columbus, OH
History of Religion
The Life, Teachings, and Global Religious Following of Indian Mystic Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh (1931-1990)

Valiavitcharska, Vessela
University of Maryland, College Park
College Park, MD
Composition and Rhetoric
The Relationship between Figurative Language and Argumentation in Medieval Greek (Byzantine) Rhetoric

Verba, Ericka
California State University, Dominguez Hills
Carson, CA
Latin American History
A Biography of Violeta Parra (1917-1967), Chilean Folklorist, Musician, and Visual Artist

Waldron, William
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT
Nonwestern Religion
An Introduction to the Yogacara School of Indian Buddhism

West, James L. W.
Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
American Literature
Balancing Art and Commerce: F. Scott Fitzgerald as a Professional Author

White, Ashli
University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL
American Studies
Visual and Material Culture in the Atlantic World during the Age of Revolutions, 1765-1810

Winger, Stewart
Illinois State University
Normal, IL
American History
Abraham Lincoln, Public Power, and the Expansion of the Market Economy, 1835-1877

Wittman, Laura
Stanford University
Stanford, CA
Italian Literature
A Cultural History of Near-Death Experiences in the Fiction, Science, and Popular Culture of the 20th-Century West

Zahra, Tara
University of Chicago
Chicago, IL
European History
Emigration from Eastern Europe and the Making of the Free World, 1889-1989

Zilcosky, John
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Literary Criticism
The Concept of the "Uncanny" in 20th-Century Austro-German Thought