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CH-50421-07Challenge Programs: Challenge GrantsAmerican Musicological Society, Inc.Publishing Musicologal Research in the 21st Century12/1/2005 - 7/31/2011$240,000.00AnneW.Robertson   American Musicological Society, Inc.New YorkNY10012-1502USA2006Music History and CriticismChallenge GrantsChallenge Programs02400000240000

Endowment for publication subventions and an award program in musicology as well as fund-raising costs.

The American Musicological Society seeks an NEH challenge grant of $240,000, which with a 4:1 match will yield $1,200,000. These funds will endow four publication-related initiatives of the Society. The bulk of the funds ($900,000) will create a new subvention supporting the publication of first books by young scholars, whose work often represents the cutting edge of scholarly research, but whose careers are often at their most fragile or challenging point. The remainder will go primarily to existing publication subvention programs, supporting musicological books more generally ($125,000) as well as a monograph series sponsored by the Society ($100,000). These subventions aim to optimize the quality of the best scholarly books on music while keeping their prices affordable. Finally, we propose a new award for books on music in American culture ($50,000), a vital area of musical research that appeals to the broadest literary and musical public.

FA-58144-15Research Programs: Fellowships for University TeachersGauvin Alexander BaileyArt and Architecture in the French Atlantic World, 1608-18281/1/2015 - 8/31/2015$33,600.00GauvinAlexanderBailey   Queen's UniversityKingston, Ontario K7L 3N6Canada2014European HistoryFellowships for University TeachersResearch Programs336000336000

Although the arts and architecture of Latin America today comprise one of the most flourishing subjects in the discipline the same cannot be said for those of the French Atlantic Empire, which astonishingly--except for regional scholarship on Quebec and Louisiana--does not exist as a field. The proposed book project aims to do two things for the first time: (1) to amalgamate all regions of the French Atlantic Empire into a single study; and (2) to contextualize the arts of French America with Latin America, examining how differing ideologies led to contrasting architectural and visual cultures despite shared histories of conquest, conversion, and forced labor. The study will encompass North America, the Antilles, Guyana, and Senegal, and will consider topics such as the French Royal engineers, missionaries, and the art workshops of the Ursuline nuns. This study will interest not only art historians, but also anthropologists, and historians of religion, among other humanities fields.

FB-54201-09Research Programs: Fellowships for College Teachers and Independent ScholarsMichael Basil CosmopoulosBronze Age Eleusis and the Origins of Ancient Greek Secret Cults8/1/2009 - 1/31/2010$25,200.00MichaelBasilCosmopoulos   University of Missouri, St. LouisSt. LouisMO63121USA2008ArchaeologyFellowships for College Teachers and Independent ScholarsResearch Programs252000252000

The project investigates the origins of one of the most influential ancient Greek Secret Cults, the Eleusinian Mysteries. Extensive archaeological excavations at the sanctuary of Demeter at Eleusis have brought to light thousands of Bronze Age finds, which remain unpublished in the basement of the local museum. With this project, I seek to publish those finds fully and reconstruct the stratigraphy and chronology of early Eleusis. On the basis of this analysis of the material record, I will reconstruct the sociopolitical, economic, and religious organization of Eleusis in the third and second millennia BC and study the problem of the existence of a Bronze Age cult and its possible continuity into the Dark Age. Finally, through the comparative study of the evidence from Eleusis and other sanctuaries with Mystery cults, I will seek to reach an understanding of the genesis and early development of the phenomenon of ancient Greek Secret Cults.

FEL-273171-21Research Programs: FellowshipsAllison MickelTurning over the Spade: Startup Approaches to Transforming Labor Relations in Jordanian Archaeology8/1/2021 - 7/31/2022$60,000.00Allison Mickel   Lehigh UniversityBethlehemPA18015-3027USA2020AnthropologyFellowshipsResearch Programs600000600000

Research and writing leading to a book on how two Jordanian non-profits are developing cultural heritage management capacity among local archaeological laborers.

My ethnographic research project examines a current and significant movement in the practice of Jordanian archaeology, toward building local capacity and increased local representation in cultural heritage management in Jordan. In 2016, two startup nonprofit corporations emerged in Jordan with the aim of building local capacity to document, conserve, protect, and make decisions about the future of archaeological sites in Jordan. These corporations, if successful, will transform entrenched archaeological labor management strategies with more than 200 years of history. I am following these companies for five years in order to advance current discussion across the fields of archaeology, critical cultural heritage, science studies, and sustainable development. This fellowship will support five months of ethnographic fieldwork and seven months to complete a book manuscript.

FT-58704-11Research Programs: Summer StipendsKristina Renee KleutghenThe Study of Vision: Cross-Cultural Illusionistic Painting in Eighteenth-Century China7/1/2011 - 8/31/2011$6,000.00KristinaReneeKleutghen   Washington UniversitySt. LouisMO63130-4862USA2011Art History and CriticismSummer StipendsResearch Programs6000060000

Under the patronage of China’s powerful Qianlong emperor (r. 1736-1795), Chinese and European Jesuit court artists used Western illusionistic painting techniques to create life-size "scenic illusion paintings." These monumental works were seamlessly integrated into various imperial spaces, creating a seemingly permeable threshold between reality and illusion. The techniques of European trompe-l’oeil illusionism were found at the very heart of the Chinese empire, but the origins of scenic illusions at the Chinese court remain murky. In "The Study of Vision: Cross-Cultural Illusionistic Painting in Eighteenth-Century China,"I seek the missing link in their history with the first full translation of the Chinese text The Study of Vision (1729 and 1735). Written by court retainer Nian Xiyao (1671-1738), this illustrated manual articulated the principles and effects of scenic illusion painting well before its heyday. [Edited by Staff]

GI-50353-11Public Programs: America's Historical and Cultural Organizations: Implementation GrantsMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyGuastavino Vaulting: Palaces for the People10/1/2011 - 9/30/2014$350,000.00JohnA.Ochsendorf   Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeMA02139-4307USA2011ArchitectureAmerica's Historical and Cultural Organizations: Implementation GrantsPublic Programs35000003500000

Implementation of a traveling exhibition that examines the work of Spanish immigrant builder Rafael Guastavino, whose innovations transformed American architecture in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Guastavino Vaulting: Palaces for the People will be a multi-formatted project to examine the history and creative contributions of Rafael Guastavino and his family, a Spanish immigrant family of the late 19th century whose adaptations of a traditional Mediterranean construction technique transformed the urban landscape of the United States. The formats will be a web site and a major gallery exhibition, that will travel to the Boston Public Library, the National Building Museum, and the Museum of the City of New York. MIT requests NEH funding of $399,956.

RA-228605-15Research Programs: Fellowship Programs at Independent Research InstitutionsAmerican Research Institute in TurkeyLong-Term Research Fellowships at the American Research Institute in Turkey1/1/2016 - 6/30/2019$172,200.00C. Brian Rose   American Research Institute in TurkeyPhiladelphiaPA19104-6324USA2015History, Criticism, and Theory of the ArtsFellowship Programs at Independent Research InstitutionsResearch Programs17220001302000

12 months of stipend support (1 to 3 fellowships) per year for three years and a contribution to defray costs associated with the selection of fellows.

The American Research Institute in Turkey requests support for its fellowship program for advanced research in the humanities affiliated with ARIT centers in Istanbul and Ankara, Turkey. Funds for long-term fellowships (tenures from four to twelve months) are requested from the National Endowment for the Humanities for 2016, 2017, and 2018. Also requested are funds for a portion of the expense of selecting the fellows, beginning in January 2016. (edited by NEH staff)

RA-50033-05Research Programs: Fellowship Programs at Independent Research InstitutionsTrustees of the American School of Classical Studies at AthensNEH Fellowship Program at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens9/1/2005 - 5/31/2008$172,000.00IreneBaldRomano   Trustees of the American School of Classical Studies at AthensPrincetonNJ08540-5232USA2005Interdisciplinary Studies, GeneralFellowship Programs at Independent Research InstitutionsResearch Programs17200001720000

The equivalent of two full-year humanities fellowships a year, for each of two years.

The ASCSA seeks a total of $257,100 for a three-year program to continue support of two to four fellowships per year of five to ten months in duration, in a wide range of disciplines of the Greek world from prehistory to the present. The NEH Fellowship program aims to make the unique resources of the School accessible to a wider scholarly constituency: Blegen Library, devoted to Greek antiquity; Gennadius Library, a collection of post-ancient Greek culture; and the primary materials accessible at the School’s archaeological research centers in Ancient Corinth and at the Athenian Agora. NEH Fellows add immensely to the intellectual life of the School, broadening and enriching the experience of students and scholars in residence.

RA-50038-06Research Programs: Fellowship Programs at Independent Research InstitutionsOmohundro Institute of Early American History and CulturePostdoctoral Fellowships7/1/2006 - 6/30/2012$129,000.00Ronald Hoffman   Omohundro Institute of Early American History and CultureWilliamsburgVA23187-8781USA2006History, GeneralFellowship Programs at Independent Research InstitutionsResearch Programs12900001290000

One fellowship per year for three years.

The institute seeks to renew, through the Endowment's Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions, funds for two-year fellowships for the 2007-2010 grant period. The proposal requests support for three fellows who will conduct research in areas of early American studies with the goal of preparing manuscripts for book publication. They will be NEH fellows in successive twelve-month terms in 2008, 2009, and 20010. The Institute's sixty-two-year old fellowship program has a well-deserved reputation for quality and productivity and is held in high regard by the historical profession. As a dedicated research center and a publisher of important work about the early American period, the Institute provides an ideal setting for scholars working on their first book-length publications.

RA-50103-11Research Programs: Fellowship Programs at Independent Research InstitutionsGetty PublicationsNEH Postdoctoral Residential Fellowships at the Getty Research Institute1/1/2012 - 6/30/2015$267,150.00Alexa Sekyra   Getty PublicationsLos AngelesCA90049-1740USA2011Art History and CriticismFellowship Programs at Independent Research InstitutionsResearch Programs26715002671500

Two ten-month postdoctoral fellowships a year for three years.

This application seeks funding for the Getty Research Institute (GRI) to award three postdoctoral fellowships of ten months duration at a stipend of $45,000 annually for three years. For more than two decades, the Scholars Program has made the GRI's extensive resources for the study of art, art history, architectural history, archeology, the humanities, and social sciences available to scholars from throughout the nation and abroad, has fostered a productive culture of collegiality among fellows and staff, and has enabled the GRI to enhance its services to advance scholarly research and general understanding of the visual arts and visual culture taken in their widest possible significance in a multidisciplinary context.

ZPP-284306-22Agency-wide Projects: ARP-Organizations (Public-related)Daughters of HawaiiSustaining and Expanding Public Humanities Programs at Two of Hawaii’s Royal Palaces: On-Site, Digital and Hybrid12/1/2021 - 9/30/2022$50,000.00KanoelehuaK.L.Renaud   Daughters of HawaiiHonoluluHI96817-1417USA2021Cultural HistoryARP-Organizations (Public-related)Agency-wide Projects500000500000

The creation of an interpretive tour and special exhibit highlighting Hawaii’s queens and princesses at two royal palaces; retaining three positions

The Daughters of Hawaii’s humanities mission is to serve as an authentic lens for learning about and immersion in the cultures of indigenous Native Hawaiians and the Kingdom of Hawaii. Our project advances critical interpretive programs at two of Hawaii’s royal palaces using today’s technology. Palace tours and exhibits will highlight the strengths, achievements, and untold stories of Hawaii’s powerful Queens and Princesses, who embraced Western science, technology and diplomacy, to transform social, economic and education conditions for their people, unheard of in the 1850s. Our focus recognizes their visionary contributions that live on in present-day Hawaii. Other program activities include interactive classes, annual community festivals, public forums, and interactive workshops with cultural practitioners and scholars. In-person, virtual and hybrid activities will offer participants direct experiences in the heritage, arts and culture of Hawaii, its past, and its diversity.