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November 26, 2007

Friederike Weiss wins travel grant

Friederike Weiss won a faculty travel grant from the European Studies Consortium. She's off to Stuttgart to gather curricular materials for her Spring 2008 German FLIP course, "Was uns bewegt".

Bath Kautz receives award and grant

Beth Kautz was awarded the CLA Professional and Administrative Outstanding Service Award for 2006-2007. On top of that, Beth secured an Instructional Equipment Grant from the Student Technology Fee Committee for the project "Developing Visual and Cross-Cultural Literacies". The award will go towards purchasing a multi-standard VCR/DVD player, LCD projector, and presentation cart with speaker amp, cables, and replacement lamp unit for the projector, for use in 128 Folwell.

November 12, 2007

Jack Zipes receives Briggs Award

Jack Zipes has been awarded the 2007 Katherine Briggs Award for his book Why Fairy Tales Stick: The Evolution and Relevance of a Genre. The Folklore Society presents this award annually to acknowledge excellence in the field of folklore studies, covering a broad range of anthropological and literary scholarship.