Summer Research Grants

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CHR Summer Funding Awardees

Summer 2022:

Hyunyoung Cho (Term Associate Professor, English, Mason Korea) will receive support for her article-length project, "Birds and Bugs in 'To His Coy Mistress': Re-working Egyptian Solar Mythology in the Age of Bacon."

Heather Green (Assistant Professor, InterArts, School of Art) will continue work on (Never) Post-DADA: A Tristan Tzara Reader (1923-1963).

Amaka Okechukwu (Assistant Professor, Sociology and Anthropology, CHSS) will hire a research assistant for her digital humanities project, "Black Belt Brooklyn: Mapping Community Building and Social Life during the Urban Crisis."

Cathy Saunders (Instructional Professor of English, CHSS) will complete the early stages of her project on the history of the Lewinsville Presbyterian Church, including the creation of an Omeka-S site that will make key primary documents, including wills and associated inventories of enslaved people, publicly available.

Peiyu Yang (Term Assistant Professor of Arabic Studies, Modern and Classical Languages, CHSS) will finish work on her book, Triangular Translation: Gender and the Making of the Postcolonial World Between China, Europe, and the Middle East, 1880-1940.

Summer 2021:

Tawnya Azar, Term Assistant Professor of English, will be working on a book manuscript entitled, Digital Literary Culture  

Charles L. Chavis, Jr., Assistant Professor of Conflict Resolution and History, Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution, will be working on a Digital Exhibit and Discussion Guide which builds on his upcoming publication, “The Silent Shore: The Lynching of Matthew Williams and the Politics of Racism in the Free State.”

Kevin M. FlanaganTerm Assistant Professor of English, will be working on a chapter, for an edited volume, entitled, “Taste, Paternalism, and London Bohemianism: The Party’s Over (1965) through Censorship and Cultural History.”

Huwy-min Lucia Liu, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, will be working on a book manuscript tentatively titled Governing Death, Making Persons: The New Chinese Way of Death.