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Provost Grants

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2015 Grant Awardees

Grants support faculty in a variety of ways including research, scholarship, creative activities, course design and collaboration.  The current year's group of awardees are listed below by program.

Humanities Awardees
Name Department Project
Kara D. Brown Educational Studies - College of Education Sites of Possibility: Language Revitalization at the Pre-Primary Level in Estonia ($10,580)
Danielle Coriale English - College of Arts and Sciences Zoology and Victorian Literature: Reading Humans and Other Animals ($10,000)
Cynthia Davis English - College of Arts and Sciences "The Ache of the Actual": Pain and the Aesthetics of U.S. Literary Realism ($10,000)
Greg Forter English - College of Arts and Sciences Atlantic and Other Worlds: Critique and Utopia in Postcolonial Historical Fiction ($5,000)
Andrew S. Graciano Visual Art and Design - College of Arts and Sciences Symposium: Anatomical Study and the Visual Arts Since the 18th Century ($20,000)
David Greven English - College of Arts and Sciences Intertextuality and the Politics of Identity in the Making of American Romanticism ($10,000)
Jie Guo Languages, Literatures, and Cultures - College of Arts and Sciences Spectacular Embodiments: British and Chinese Representations of Colonial Encounters in the Yunnan-Burma Borderlands, 1880-1945 ($10,716)
Kunio Hara Music History - School of Music Sound of Memory, Location of Time: Experiencing Nostalgia in Puccini's Operas (16,344)
Karen A. Heid Visual Art and Design - College of Arts and Sciences Handheld Art: Gibbes Museum of Art ($19,666)
Federica Kaufmann-Clementi English - College of Arts and Sciences Naturalized Jews: An Ecocritical Study of Modern Jewish Culture ($13,270)
Andrew James Kunka English - Sumter College Autobiographical Comics: Bloomsbury Comics Studies Series ($16,110)
William Elbert Rivers English - College of Arts and Sciences A Study of The Craftsman (1726-1742) and Nicholas Amhurst's Role as Editor and Principal Writer ($11,395)
Saskia Snyder Coenen History - College of Arts and Sciences Diasporic Gems: Diamonds, Jews, and Nineteenth-Century Global Commerce ($16,093)
Lauren Steimer Visual Art and Design - College of Arts and Sciences Completion Funding for "Transnational Action Stardom: Labor and Virtuoso Performance in the Hong Kong Tradition" ($14,355)
Jennifer Tyburczy English - College of Arts and Sciences Sex after NAFTA: Crossing Borders and the Economy of Intimacy ($10,000)
Sarah F. Williams Music History - School of Music Puppets, Games, and Bodiless Plays: Music and Alternative Performance Spaces in England, 1600-1750 ($10,000)

 

Creative and Performing Arts Awardees
Name Department Project
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Social Sciences Awardees
Name Department Project
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Visiting Scholars Awardees
Name Department Project
Chuanbing Tang Chemistry and Biochemistry - College of Arts and Sciences Enhancing USC's sustainability teaching, education and research in green polymers and composites ($24,492)
Nic Ularu Theatre and Dance - College of Arts and Sciences Visit of Jean Guy Lecat - preeminent international theatre scholar, architect and designer ($3,395)
Stacy Fritz Exercise Science - Arnold School of Public Health Advancing Evidence-Based Care for Recurrent Low Back Pain Through Expanding the Scope of Doctoral Training and Establishing a Unique Scholarly Network ($14,816)
John Grego Statistics - College of Arts and Sciences 2015 Palmetto Lecturer ($2,012)
Dan Littlefield History - College of Arts and Sciences Working with Dr. Jillian Galle and the Digital Archaeological Archive of Comparative Slavery ($8,873)

 

Awardees From Previous Years