Early winter morning moon setting at Berenike, Egypt where Area Studies Research Grant recipient Steven Sidebotham used his award to conduct excavations. Photo courtesy of Dr. S.E. Sidebotham
The Center for Global
and Area Studies (CGAS) is pleased to announce the Global and Area Studies
Grants program for full-time University of Delaware faculty. This competitive
grant program provides awards of up to $5,000 each to support international
research. Grant recipients may be asked to present their research results as
part of the Issues in Global Studies (ARSC300) public lecture series.
Funds may be used for
travel, research costs, and other expenses directly related to the proposed
activities. Salary and stipends are not eligible for funding in this grant
program. No cost share is required. Faculty teams may apply for a joint award,
but the $5,000 grant ceiling still applies. Preference will be given to faculty
who have not received awards from CGAS in the last three years, and whose
scholarship contributes to the Area Studies programs at UD. The award period
runs from May 30, 2016 to May 31, 2017.
The deadline for
applications is March 11, 2016.
1. A two-page
narrative explaining the significance of the project, potential contributions
to the field, and relevance to Area Studies.
2. A budget page and justification for the line items. Include other funding secured or requested for
3. A detailed timeline of the project
4. A brief curriculum vitae
By accepting funds
from the CGAS Faculty Research Grant Program, awardees agree to:
Submit a final report
within ninety days of the end of the funding period, no later than September 1,
Participate in the
Issues in Global Studies (ARSC300) public lecture series by presenting their
research results. If topic is not relevant to the ARSC300 theme, awardees may
be asked to present a public lecture in another venue.
Deadline: March 11,
Send your applications
via email to Lisa Schulz (firstname.lastname@example.org ). A CGAS faculty committee will review the proposals and make
recommendations. Questions should be addressed to Cynthia Schmidt-Cruz, Interim Director of CGAS.
Grants recipients will
be notified by April 11, 2016.
Abigail Donovan, Art Department. “No One Can Stand in These Solitudes Unmoved”
Jaehee Jung, Fashion & Apparel Studies, Asian Studies Program. Beauty Ideals in China: Feminine Identities, Gender Roles and Cultural Changes
Kevin Kerrane, English Department. “Getting It Said: Expressiveness in Modern Irish Drama”
Daniel Kinderman, Political Science & International Relations, European Studies Program. “Does Business Care About Society and the Environment? Business Interests and the Politics of Corporate Accountability in Europe and Beyond”
Melissa Melby, Anthropology Department. “Patient Satisfaction and Use lf ‘Alternative’ Medicine in Japan, China, and the U.S.”
Steven Sidebotham, History Department, European Studies Program. “Digging Up the Past: Archaeological Excavations at the Global Emporium of Berenike – a Ptolemaic-Roman Port on the Red Sea Coast of Egypt”
Ivan Sun, Sociology & Criminal Justice, Asian Studies Program. “Procedural Justice, Legitimacy, and Public Compliance and Cooperation with Police in China”
Yuanchong Wang, Department of History, Asian Studies Program. “Between Zongfanism and Imperialism: Chinese Settlements and Extraterritoriality in Korea, 1882-1895”
Alice Ba, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Asian Studies Program. Securing
the Malacca Straits: The Role of Japan’s Nippon Foundation and Local Actors
in the Promotion of Maritime Safety and Security
Jianguo Chen, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Asian Studies Program. The Road
Not Taken: What Will China Become in the 21st Century?
Ted Davis, Department of Political Science and International Relations, African Studies Program. Political
Voices, Good Governance and Sustainable Human Development of Zambia
Carla Guerron Montero, Department of Anthropology, Latin American & Iberian Studies Program. Touring
Quilombos: Memory, Citizenship, and Identity in Rio de Janeiro’s Quilombo
Residual Communities (Brazil)
Jay Halio, Department of English, Jewish Studies Program. Shakespeare
Wunyabari Maloba, Department of History, Department of Black American Studies, African Studies Program. Mau Mau and Kenya: An Analysis of A Peasant
Revolt // Kenyatta
John P. Montaño, Department of History, European Studies Program. Landscape,
Nature and Destruction: The Meaning of Violence in Plantation Ireland
Muqtedar Khan, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Islamic Studies Program. Are Islamists Learning? Prospects of Change in Political Dynamics in the Middle
Cai, Department of Mathematical Sciences.
and Fostering Mathematical Understanding in a Global Context
Flaherty, Department of History. Trial
by the Public: Gender and the Japanese Jury
McKenna, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.
on the American playwright Barrie Stavis (1906-2007) and his relationship to
the Spanish Republic during the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)
Ray, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.
Exchanges: Galileo’s Correspondence with Margherita Sarrocchi
Reedy, Center for Historic Architecture and Design.
Innovation and Change in Tibetan Ceramic Traditions, Sichuan Province, China
Schmidt-Cruz, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures.
Argentine Novela Negra in the Neoliberal Era: Crime, Politics, and Society,
Attoh-Okine, Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering.
Monitoring in Predominantly Muslim Communities in Suburbs of Accra, Ghana
Debessay, Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems.
Survey of the Current Status of Accounting Education in Ethiopia
Dickson, Department of Fashion and Apparel Studies.
Global Supply Chains for Sustainability and Traceability: Case Study of
Organimark in Southern Africa
Debra Hess Norris, Department of Art Conservation.
of the Heritage of Sub-Sahara Africa: Assessment, Education and Training
Ram Rawat, Department of History. Dalit Public Sphere: Untouchability and Genealogies of Indian Democracy
Edgard Sankara, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. Research for second book, Récits de vie au Burkina Faso: Enjeu, perspectives, réception
Alex Selimov, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures. The Politics of Translation : The Latin American Cultural Canon in Russia
Kelebogile Setiloane, Department of Behavioral Health and Nutrition.
Exploratory trip to Nigeria and Botswana to strengthen resources for
the existing course NTDT655, Issues in International Nutrition
Owen White, Department of History. The Blood of the Colony: Wine and the Rise and Fall of French Algeria
Please click here for a list of our grant-funded faculty research projects in 2011.
Dr. Guerrón Montero's colleagues at the Instituto Català de Recerca de Patrimonio Cultural in Girona, Spain. Photo courtesy of Dr. Guerrón Montero.
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