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  • $92,000

    Ten South African Literatures--A History and an Analysis


    Recipient: (Madison, WI 53706 USA) in affiliation with University of Wisconsin, Madison

    Goal: To support research for the first literary history of ten South African literatures, examining their links with the history and culture of southern Africa and with each other.

    Grant: 138186 / RO-*2041-80,   Category: Literature,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 2000

  • $83,600

    Knowledge and Wisdom in Ancient Greece and China


    Recipient: (Eugene, OR 97403 USA) in affiliation with University of Oregon, Eugene

    Goal: To support the research and writing of a book comparing the meaning and pursuitof knowledge and wisdom in ancient China and Greece through close readings of texts that were important to these two classical cultures.

    Grant: 160676 / RO-22912-96,   Category: Comparative Literature,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 1996

  • $77,400

    North African Christianity in Religious and Cultural Context


    Recipient: (Newton Center, MA 02159 USA) in affiliation with Andover Newton Theological School (Newton Centre, MA 02159 USA)

    Goal: To support a re-examination of five centuries of North African Christianity that will supplement traditional textual accounts with primary evidence from archaeology, epigraphy, and a study of material culture.

    Grant: 160675 / RO-22905-96,   Category: History of Religion,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 1996

  • $3,900

    The Transformation of the Roman World - Joint US/European Science Foundation Collaborative Meeting


    Recipient: Geary, Patrick J (Los Angeles, CA 90095 USA) in affiliation with University of California, Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA 90024 USA)

    Goal: To support a joint U.S./European Science Foundation collaborative meeting on the transformation of the Roman world.

    Grant: 160677 / RO-22927-96,   Category: European History,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 1996

  • $460,438

    Cross-Cultural Comparative Religious Ideas


    Recipient: (Boston, MA 02215-0000 USA) in affiliation with Boston University (Boston, MA 02215 USA)

    Goal: To support a major cross-disciplinary and multi-institutional seminar among leading specialists in different world religions in order to reassess fundamen-tal philosophical and cultural problems arising within all of these traditions.

    Grant: 160674 / RO-22890-95,   Category: Comparative Religion,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 1995

  • $300,386

    Oxford History of the British Empire


    Recipient: (Austin, TX 78712 USA) in affiliation with University of Texas, Austin

    Goal: To support the research and writing of a multiauthored, five-volume history of the British Empire from the 17th- through the 20th-century.

    Grant: 160659 / RO-22791-95,   Category: British History,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 1995

  • $225,000

    Memories of Mestizaje or Race-Mixing: Cultural Politics in Central America, 1920-Present


    Recipient: (Bloomington, IN 47405 USA) in affiliation with Indiana University, Bloomington

    Goal: To support the research for two volumes--one of family testimonies, the other apolitical and cultural history--on the historical process of race mixing from 1920 to the present in Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, and Nicaragua.

    Grant: 160663 / RO-22827-95,   Category: Latin American Studies,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 1995

  • $215,000

    Final Editing of Vols. 2,4,5 of the CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF CHINA


    Recipient: (Princeton, NJ 08540-0000 USA) in affiliation with Princeton University (Princeton, NJ 08544 USA)

    Goal: To support the final research, writing, and editing of Volumes 2, 4, and 5 of the CAMBRIDGE HISTORY OF CHINA, covering the Han through the Sui, Tang, and Sung dynasties (3rd through 13th centuries A.D.).

    Grant: 160666 / RO-22853-95,   Category: Far Eastern History,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 1995

  • $192,000

    Retroactive Justice in Societies That Have Recently Emerged from Totalitarian Rule


    Recipient: (New York, NY 10027 USA) in affiliation with Columbia University

    Goal: To support a comparative study and evaluation of how justice has been served onthe old regime by the new in three groups of countries that have undergone transformations from totalitarian or authoritarian to democratic rule.

    Grant: 160662 / RO-22816-95,   Category: Social Sciences,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 1995

  • $170,856

    Community, Culture, and Expression: African-American Leadership in the Mississippi Delta, 1950-90


    Recipient: (Carlisle, PA 17013 USA) in affiliation with Dickinson College

    Goal: To support a collaborative oral history of grassroots civil rights and community leaders of the 50s and 60s in four Mississippi Delta counties, documenting and interpreting their activities over the last thirty years.

    Grant: 160672 / RO-22880-95,   Category: American Studies,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 1995

  • $170,000

    Literary Cultures in History: Reconstructions from South Asia


    Recipient: (New York, NY 60637 USA) in affiliation with University of Chicago (Chicago, IL 60637 USA)

    Goal: To support a collaborative effort of 12 scholars of languages and linguistics of South Asia exploring the formation of national or regional literatures and the development of artistic standards in language areas.

    Grant: 160669 / RO-22868-95,   Category: Asian Literature,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 1995

  • $160,000

    Family Firms and the Port Wine Trade in Portugal


    Recipient: (Berkeley, CA 94720 USA) in affiliation with University of California, Berkeley

    Goal: To support a historical and ethnographic study of a British trade colony, its expatriate families, and their wineries.

    Grant: 160658 / RO-22789-95,   Category: British History,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 1995

  • $108,626

    Fraud, Electoral Reform and Democracy in Costa Rica, 1902-49


    Recipient: (Bloomington, IN 49408 USA) in affiliation with Indiana University, Indianapolis (Indianapolis, IN 46202 USA)

    Goal: To support a study of the extent, nature, and geographical distribution of electoral fraud and reform in Costa Rica from 1902 to 1949, providing informa- tion on how young democratic institutions respond to threats to their survival.

    Grant: 160668 / RO-22864-95,   Category: Latin American Studies,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 1995

  • $100,000

    Tlingit Oral Literature Research and Text Translation


    Recipient: (Juneau, AK 99801-0000 USA) in affiliation with Sealaska Heritage Foundation (Juneau, AK 99801 USA)

    Goal: To support the transcription, translation, and analysis of the oral literature of the Tlingit Indians of Southeast Alaska, including Raven stories, accounts of the Battle of Sitka, clan histories, and migration stories.

    Grant: 160670 / RO-22870-95,   Category: Native American Studies,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 1995

  • $95,000

    Facing Industrial Decline


    Recipient: (Binghamton, NY 13902-6000 USA) in affiliation with SUNY Research Foundation, Binghamton (Binghamton, NY 13902 USA)

    Goal: To support the final phase of research and publication of a collaborative studyof deindustrialization and economic decline in Pennsylvania's anthracite regionafter World War I, emphasizing the social consequences of deindustrialization.

    Grant: 160667 / RO-22858-95,   Category: American History,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 1995

  • $90,000

    Women's Writings on the Cinema: The First Fifty Years


    Recipient: (New York, NY 10003-0000 USA) in affiliation with New York University (New York, NY 10012 USA)

    Goal: To support the preparation of a critical anthology of women's writings on the cinema from 1895 to 1950. The anthology will allow readers to analyze the com-plexity of women's responses to cinema.

    Grant: 160664 / RO-22831-95,   Category: Film History and Criticism,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 1995

  • $78,000

    The Lakota Language Texts of George Sword


    Recipient: DeMallie, Raymond J (Bloomington, IN 47408-3742 USA) in affiliation with Indiana University, Bloomington (Bloomington, IN 47405 USA)

    Goal: To support archival and field work on historical and cultural contexts of the Lakota language texts of the Oglala Sioux George Sword, composed between 1882 and 1910, for eventual publication of the Sword texts in Lakota and English.

    Grant: 160661 / RO-22814-95,   Category: Anthropology,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 1995

  • $70,998

    Albert Bloch: Literary and Artistic Perspectives


    Recipient: (Lawrence, KS 66045-7590 USA) in affiliation with University of Kansas, Lawrence (Lawrence, KS 66045-7505 USA)

    Goal: To support an international team of historians of art and literature who are producing a two-volume study of the work of the American Modernist artist and poet, Albert Bloch, 1882-1961.

    Grant: 160660 / RO-22806-95,   Category: Art History and Criticism,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 1995

  • $54,063

    Conversations with Lou Harrison, American Composer and Musician


    Recipient: (Santa Cruz, CA 95064 USA) in affiliation with University of California, Santa Cruz

    Goal: To support the research and writing for a book on Lou Harrison (b. 1917), an American composer and life-long Californian, who was part of the generation of American Modernist composers including Henry Cowell and John Cage.

    Grant: 160665 / RO-22846-95,   Category: Music History and Criticism,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 1995

  • $46,100

    In Search of Oscar Micheaux: African American Silent Films


    Recipient: (New York, NY 10033 USA) in affiliation with Sacred Heart University (Fairfield, CT 06432-1000 USA)

    Goal: To support the writing of a book on the life and work of Oscar Micheaux, the most important and most prolific of the early African American film makers.

    Grant: 160673 / RO-22888-95,   Category: Afro-American Studies,   Division: Research Programs,   Year Awarded: 1995

  • Endowment for the humanities grants to program Basic Research; items 1-21 of 786 with a total funding of $2,793,367.
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