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2017 Summer Grant Recipients

Thanks to funding by the USF Office of Research and Innovation, the Humanities Institute was able to provide funding for twelve faculty members to continue their research during the summer months. The advisory board reviewed a large number of applications this year from a wide variety of academic disciplines. Since the program's inception in 2004, the Institute has distributed over $500,000 in summer grants to support USF research in the humanities.

The Humanities Institute is very pleased to be able to support the research efforts of the following faculty members:

Jennifer Cazenave (World Languages) An Archive of the Catastrophe: Recovering the Unused Footage of "Shoah"

James D'Emilio (Humanities and Cultural Studies) Cult, Cathedral, and Pilgrimage: St. James at Compostela

Tara Flynn Deubel (Anthropology) Waiting for Western Sahara: Sahrawi Poetry between Homeland and Exile

Brian Connolly (History) Sovereignty's Archive: The Vicissitudes of Democracy in Nineteenth-Centur America

Emily Griffiths Jones (English) Romance, Narrative Vision, and Elect Community in Seventeenth-Century England

Jason Nethercut (World Languages) Lucretius and Ennius' Annales: Revisionary Poetics

Stephen K. Prince (History) Arresting Inequalities" Race and Policing in Jim Crow New Orleans

Jarod Rosello (English) Adventures of Red Panda and Moon Bear

Nicolas Thompson (School of Interdisciplinary Studies) Imagining the Fed: The Struggle for the Heart of the Federal Reserve (1914-1971)

Camilla Vasquez (World Languages) Language, Creativity and Humor in Digitial Media