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Accolades April 17, 2014

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Professor John Watkins (English) has has been named a 2014 fellow of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. During his fellowship, Watkins will complete a book he is writing about marriage diplomacy in the late middle ages to the end of the 17th century. Read more

Graduate student Anthony Jimenez (sociology) has been awarded the Ford Foundation 2014 Predoctoral Fellowship.

Institute for Advanced Study Research and Creative Collaboratives for 2014-15 are announced. The following lists only the CLA people involved with each collaborative. Read more

Agri-Food
Valentine Cadieux (sociology)
Tracey Deutsch (history)
Rachel Schurman (sociology)

Brecht's America: Rehearsing Failure
Lisa Channer (theatre arts & dance)
Matthias Rothe (German, Scandinavian & Dutch)

Code Work: Exploring Digital Studies Through Code
Chris Lindgren (writing studies)

Engaged Art in the Social Sphere
Christine Baeumler (art)
Howard Oransky (Nash Gallery and art)
Christina Schmid (art)

Heritage
Kat Hayes (anthropology)
Kevin Murphy (American studies and history)

Improvising Ecosystems
Scott Currie (music)
Maja Radovanlija (music)
Diane Willow (art)

Private for the Public Good? Media Treatments of Education, Citizenship and Opportunity in the United States
Mary Vavrus (communication studies)

Reframing Mass Violence: Human Rights and Social Memory in post-Stalinist Europe

Alejandro Baer (Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies)
Barbara Frey (Human Rights Program)
Joachim Savelsberg (sociology)

Rethinking Visual Media Studies after the Digital Revolution

Jason McGrath (Asian languages & literatures)
Laurie Ouellette (communication studies)
Graeme Stout (cultural studies and comparative literature)

Well-Being in the Midwest African Diaspora
Keith A. Mayes (African American & African studies)
Catherine Squires (communication studies)

Where is Nature Now?
Christine Baeumler (art)
Sean Connaughty (art)

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