HFF Recipients (FY20)

Recipients of Humanities Facilitating Fund awards in FY20

Principal Investigator Project Title Department

Paula Alonso-Gortari

Democracies of Clay Feet. Argentina, 1860-1930

Elliott School of International Affairs

Tyler Anbinder

Networks of Opportunity: How New York's Irish Famine Immigrants Survived, And Eventually Thrived, in New York City and Beyond

History

Libby Anker

The Sweet Taste of Freedom: Barbados, Sugar, and The Origins of Modern Liberty

American Studies

Masha Belenky

Beyond La Mode Illustree: The Fictiions of Emmeline Raymond & Engine of Modernity: The Omnibus and Urban Culture in 19th Century Paris

Romance, German & Slavic Languages

Douglas Boyce

'Partita: completion and recording'

Corcoran School of the Arts and Design

Liana Chen

Staging the Empire: A History of Qing Court Theatre, 1662-1924

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Diane Cline

Dedications on the Athenian Acropolis: New Evidence

Classical and Near Eastern Languages

Jamie Cohen-Cole

The Science of Children

American Studies

Hongyuan Dong

Linguistic Nation-Building in Modern China (1728-Present)

East Asian Languages and Literatures

Hope Harrison

After the Berlin Wall Book

Elliott School of International Affairs

Trevor Jackson

Markets of Exception: An Economic History of Impunity in Britain and France 1720-1830

History

Cory Jorgensen

Reinterpreting Medieval Arabic Lampoon Poetry

Classical and Near Eastern Languages

Melani McAllister

We Were the World: Tragedy and Humanitarian Desire in the Long 1970s

American Studies

Rachel Riedner

Beyond Recovery: Toward a Critical Transnational Rhetorical Praxis

University Writing Program

Christopher Rollston

Writing and Scribal Culture in Second Temple Judaism and Early Christianity

Classical and Near Eastern Languages

Elizabeth Rule

Food Sovereignty in Native America: Feeding People, Nations, and Cultures

College of Professional Studies

Francesco Sinatora

Monograph Publication: Language, Identity and Syrian Political Activism on Social Media

Classical and Near Eastern Languages

Susan Sterner

Estoy por aquí / I am here Community Engagement

Corcoran School of the Arts and Design

Lynn Westwater

Sarra Copia Sulam: A Jewish Salonnière and the Press in Counter-Reformation Venice

Romance, German & Slavic Languages