The Center for the Humanities is pleased to announce that it has awarded semester-long research fellowships for 2014-2015 to the following faculty:
Funso Afolayan (History)
"The Yoruba in the Nineteenth Century: Warfare, State, and Society in Pre-colonial Africa"
Jennifer Borda (Communication)
"Deliberating Working Motherhood: Reconstructing Ideologies of Gender, Work, and Family in the Mediated Public Sphere"
Lucy Salyer (History)
"Erin's Hope and the Forgotten Right of Expatriation"
Scott Weintraub (Spanish/LLC)
"New Media Poetics in Spain and Latin America: Transdiscursive Scientific Explorations"
Funded by the Center's general endowment and the Ben and Zelma Dorson Endowment in the Humanities, Faculty Research Fellowships provide a semester-long opportunity for junior and tenured faculty to pursue humanities research with no teaching obligations.