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Congratulations to our 2017 Faculty Award Winners!

Faculty Research Grant

Congratulations to Aria Dal Molin (Languages, Literatures and Cultures) who will receive a grant for her book, Performing Friendship: Homosocial Bonding in the Italian Renaissance Academies in Italy.

Congratulations to Joshua Grace (History) who will receive a grant for his book, The African Car: Technology, Mobility, and Development in Tanzania, 1870s to 2015 in Tanzania.
 
Congratulations to Jie Guo (Language, Literatures and Cultures) who will receive a grant for her book, Embodied Cartographies: Burma in Late Qing and Republican Chinese Exploration Literature in China
 
Congratulations to Yulian Wu (History) who will receive a grant for her project, The Social Life of Jade: Objects and Empire Construction in Eighteenth-Century China in China.

International Conference Grant

Congratulations to Kunio Hara (School of Music) who will receive a grant to present his paper, "Puccini's Use of Rotational Cycles in His Early Works: Le Villi, Manon Lescaut, and Madama Butterfly," at the 20th Quinquennial Congress of the International Musicological Society in Japan.
 
Congratulations to Ed Madden (English Language and Literature) who will receive a grant to present his research "Reasons to Stay, Reasons to go: Queer and Other Irish Diasporas in the Plays of Colm Clifford," at the 2017 International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures (IASIL) in Singapore.
 
Congratulations to Matthew Melvin-Koushki (History) who will receive a grant to present his paper, "Performing (Occult) Philosopher-Kingship in Timurid Transoxania: Ulugh Beg as Sultan-Scientist," at the eighth biennial convention of the Association for the Study of Persianate Societies (ASPS) in Iran.

Congratulations to Sarah Williams (School of Music) who will receive a grant to present her research "Traveling Music and Theatrics: Jemmy LaRoche and John Eccles' 'Raree Show'" at the annual meeting of the American Musicological Society in Canada.

International Education Grant

Congratulations to Payal Shah (Education) who will receive a grant to aid in the curriculum development of her graduate course, Qualitative Inquiry (EDFI 731).