The Division of Research and Graduate Studies has announced 28 awards under the 2009 Program to Enhance Scholarly and Creative Activities. This program supports scholarly and creative activities in disciplines such as the humanities and arts where external funding is typically unavailable.
(Media-Newswire.com) - The Division of Research and Graduate Studies has announced 28 awards under the 2009 Program to Enhance Scholarly and Creative Activities. This program supports scholarly and creative activities in disciplines such as the humanities and arts where external funding is typically unavailable.
Principal investigators and proposal titles are “The Southern Dispersal Hypothesis and Early Human Evolution in India,” Sheela Athreya, Department of Anthropology; “Moral Bystanders: On the Public’s Reaction to Private Wrongs,” Linda Radzik, Department of Philosophy; “Aristotle’s on Sophistical Refutations: Translation and Commentary,” Robin Smith, Department of Philosophy; “White Out or Dirty White: The Mexican American Civil Rights Struggle, 1930-1971,” Lisa Ramos, Department of History; “Josiah Wedgwood and the Cultivation of Romantic Taste,” Susan Egenolf, Department of English; “Population Density and Distribution of Pygmy Tarsiers,” Sharon Gursky, Department of Anthropology; and “Provisional Protection: Species Protection Policy and Democracy,” Elisabeth Ellis, Department of Political Science.
Also “Testing an Estimation of Reachability Paradigm in Children with Developmental Coordination Disorder,” Carl Gabbard, Department of Health & Kinesiology; “Beyond the Subject: Understanding, Interpretation and Object in Gunter Figal’s Hermeneutics,” Ted George, Department of Philosophy; “Deciphering Suffering: Screening German Victimhood,” Robert Shandley, Department of European and Classical Languages; “Corazones Y Mentes: U. S. Public Diplomacy and the Alliance for Progress in Argentina,” Jason Parker, Department of History; “Conjuncture: A Study of America’s Discursive Crises,” Jennifer Mercieca, Department of Communication; “Burdens on Language: Politics of the Vernacular in Colonial Eastern India ( 1866-1931 ),” Pritipuspa Mishra, Department of History; “Risieri Frondizi: the Pan-American Philosopher,” Gregory Pappas, Department of Philosophy; “Does ‘May’ Equal ‘Must’? Drawing the Line between Persuasion and Coercion,” Judith Baer, Department of Political Science; “Everything to Trade/Tutto Affari,” Angie Cruz, Department of English; and “Diplomacy, Pre-Crisis Communication and War,” Shulei Kurizaki, Department of Political Science.
Also “William Morris: The Story of the Glittering Plain: A Scholarly Edition,” Robert Boenig, Department of English; “On the Wings of Wadaduga: Performing Cherokee Two-Spirit/GLBT Lives,” Qwo-Li Driskill, Department of English; “The Taming of the Warlords: International Humanitarian Organizations in Conflict Zones,” Hyeran Jo, Department of Political Science; “The Why and How of Battlefields: Conflict Event Theory, Site Formation Processes and Geophysical Investigations of the San Jacinto Battleground,” Bruce Dickson, Department of Anthropology; “Texas and Mexico: Rise of a Transnational Society and Economy, 1821-1900,” Armando Alonzo, Department of History.
Also “The Good Soldier as the Enemy Within: A Follow-Up Study of Operation Iron Triangle, Iraq,” Stjepan Mestrovic, Department of Sociology; “Sonic Crossroads II: Curating Global Connections at the Piano,” Kathryn Woodard, Department of Performance Studies; “The Anxiety of Influences,” Eduardo Espina, Department of Hispanic Studies; “The Highest Good and the Satisfaction of Reason,” Kristi Sweet, Department of Philosophy; “Toward an Afro-Colombian Poetic: ( Un )covering the Afro-Colombian Literature and Culture,” Alain Lawo-Sukam, Department of Hispanic Studies; “Re-imagining Themselves: The Constitution of Subjectivity in U. S. Latina Literature,” Esther Quintana, Department of Hispanic Studies.
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