Grant Summary

May 31, 2018

Program Grants

Funded fall 2016, all to be held during the 2015-2016 academic year, include these:

  • Graduate English Organization Conference: “Worked Up: Labor, Literature, and Culture,” organized by Hillary Beth Roegelein.
  • Film Recording of Writing for Change Performance, organized by Danielle Griffin.
  • CMLT Symposium: The Challenge of Scale, organized by Gerard Passannante.
  • Program in Comparative Literature and Washington Area Romanticists Group: “Language-in-Use and the Literary Artifact”, organized by Gerard Passannante.
  • “Images of Housework: Expression, Representation, and the Time of Domestic Labor in Gilles Deleuze’s Study of the Cinema,” Eric Zakim.
  • Northeast Victorian Studies Association conference, submitted by Jason Rudy
  • Carnival and the Carnivalesque in Caribbean Literature, organized by Merle Collins
  • Professionalizing Humanities Graduate Study Across / Beyond Academic Boundaries Reading / Working Group, submitted by Gerard Holmes

Funded spring 2016, all to be held during the 2016-2017 academic year, include these:

Funded spring 2015, all to be held during the 2015-2016 academic year, include these:

Funded fall 2014:

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Funded fall 2013:

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Funded winter 2013:

Funded fall 2012:

Facutly Research & Writing Groups

Funded for the academic year 2016-2017

  • Digital Pedagogy. Organizer: Scott Moses. Members: Lyra Hilliard, Rosser Matthews, Clare Parsons, Kara Pleasants, Michelle Von Euw
  • Fantasy Studies, with particular interest in the works of JRR Tolkien. Organizer: Peter Grybauskas. Members: Verlyn Flieger, Christopher Crane, Michelle Markey Butler (UGST Honors College)
  • Literature and Science Studies. Organizer: Tita Chico. Members:Kellie Robertson, Kim Coles, Christina Walter 
  • Media Theory and Studies. Organizer: Lee Konstantinou. Members: Luka Arsenjuk, Oliver Gaycken, Melanie Kill, Matthew Kirschenbaum, Scott Trudell, Orrin Wang
  • Rhetorical studies faculty writing group. Organizer: Chanon Adsanatham. Members: Jessica Enoch, Scott Wible, Vessela Valiavitcharska
  • Performance Studies and Theater. Organizer: Theresa Coletti. Members: Julius Fleming, Laura Rosenthal, Scott Trudell, Mary Helen Washington

Beyond the Classroom Grants

Spring 2017

  • Sharada Bachlandara, ENGL 368E: Tickets for “In the Heights,” Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gala Hispanic Theatre
  • Merle Collins, ENGL 362, “Carnival and the Carnivalesque in Caribbean Litearture & Culture,” Symposium, March 31, 2017
  • Merle Collins, ENGL 361, Publication of Cafe Connections Oral History Collection
  • Jessica Enoch, ENGL 397/WMST 498V, Transcribe-a-Thon of Madge Preston’s 19th-c Diary, May 3, 2017
  • Danuta Hinc, ENGL 394, Lake Artemisia Clean-up Project
  • Linda Kauffman, ENGL 144 & ENGL 437, end-of-year and end-of-career celebration
  • Jamison Kantor, ENGL 212, film screening
  • Patrick R. Nelson, ENGL 393, Gardening Initiative
  • Michael Olmert, ENGL 379M, Rehearsals for Rehearsed Table Readings
  • Randy Ontiveros, ENGL 142, Class Outings: Riverdale Mansion in Riverdale and the Reginald F. Lewis Maryland African American History and Culture Museum in Baltimore
  • Maggie Ellen Ray, ENGL 304, film screening: Taming of the Shrew

Fall 2016