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UI faculty win awards through Support Program for Arts and Humanities
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Some 19 University of Iowa faculty members will receive
awards of $3,000 to $5,000 to help complete research projects through the
Support Program for the Arts and Humanities.
The program, administered by the Office of the Vice President for Research,
is designed to offer support in arts and humanities, especially in view
of dwindling support from federal agencies, such as the National Endowment
for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Award winners and their projects are:
| Rick Altman, communications studies and French, "Silent Film Sound,"
| Florence Babb, women's studies/anthropology, "Andean Marketers' Lives
Twenty Years Later: Peru Revisited, 1977-1997," $5,000.|
| David Berkey, dance, "A Choreographic Project," $5,000.|
| Carolyn Brown, International Writing Program, "Translating Contemporary
Bengali Poetry," $5,000.|
| Christopher Culy, linguistics, "Questions in Takelma," $4,790.|
| Jane Desmond, American studies and women's studies, "Representing
U.S. Colonies in 1898: Attractive Mulattas and Incomparable Eves in Paradise,"
| Huston Diehl, English, "Shakespeare's Comic Theater and the Pedagogy
of Reform," $5,000.|
| John Dilg, art and art history, "Documentation of Recent Paintings
| James Galvin, Writers' Workshop, "A Novel," $5,000.|
| Sabine Golz, comparative literature/German, "A Reader With a Mind
of Her Own: Karoline von Gunderrode, German Romanticism, and Contemporary
| David Hamilton, English, "A Walk on the Van Meter and Tete Saw Levees,"
| John Kimmich-Javier, journalism and mass communication, "Suecia Antigua;
Photographs of Swedish Architecture and Interiors," $4,940.|
| Kim Marra, theatre arts, "David Belasco and His Leading Ladies,"
| Margaret Mills, Russian, "Discourse Analysis in Contemporary Medical
Russian: Development of Model of Doctor-Patient Discourse," $5,000|
| Allen Roberts, anthropology and African American world studies, "ARTESCAPES:
A Virtual Museum of African Aesthetic Dialogue," $5,000.|
| John Beldon Scott, art and art history, "Architecture of the Shroud:
Relic, Ritual, and Rule in Early Modern Turin," $4,881.|
| Claire Sponsler, English, "Colonial Drama in British America, 1560-1620,"
| Allen Steinberg, history, "Murder and the Struggle for Law Enforcement
in Progressive New York," $5,000.|
| Mark Weiger, music, "An American Voice: The Oboe," $5,000.|