Faculty Research Grant Recipients Fall 2000 - Spring 2005

2004-2005

  • Rachel Ablow, Department of English 

    Presented "Anthony Trollope and the Pleasures of Alienation" at the Inaugural North American Victorian Studies Association Conference

  • Janet Berlo, Art and Art History
    Reassessment of a 19th Century African-American Artist: Harriet Powers and her Quilts

  • Beth Buggenhagen, Anthropology
    Presented "Visibilty and Vulnerability in Senegalese Muslim Trad Circuits in New York City" at Society for Anthropology of North America annual meeting

  • Nancy Chin, Community and Preventive Health 

    Gender Dynamics and Child Health in a Mountain Community: A Preliminary Site Assessment, Qinghai, China

  • Kimberley Healey, Modern Languages and Cultures
    
Presented "Le detail qui tue: crime et vision chez Marie Nimier et Fred Vargas" with one of the authors at Colloquium for twentieth century French studies at the University of Florida

  • Cilas Kemedjio, Modern Languages and Cultures 

    Presented a paper dealing with the intertextual genealogy of women characters in the work of Maryse Conde, including her novel Who Slashed Celanire's Throat , at a conference at the University of Quebec

  • Ralph Locke, Musicology, Eastman School of Music 

    Presented a paper that dealt with the interaction between “empire” and conventional male and female roles in opera, as seen in Verdi's Aida at the 13 th Biennial Conference on Nineteenth-Century Music; and a paper on the use and transformation of folk-style Spanish songs in Verdi's Don Carlos and Bizet's Carmen at the American Musicological Society annual meeting; and Glossy photos for article in Cambridge Opera Journal on gender and the portrayal of Middle Easterners and Africans, in Verdi's opera

  • Aida Joan Saab, Art and Art History
    
Research on “Creating a Life, Opting Out, Hip Mamas and Crunchy Conservativism: Antifeminism and the Popular Media.” at the Association for Research on Mothering Annual Conference

  • Marni Shindelman, Art and Art History 

    Presented "Crackers in Bed: The Story of Lynda & David T., as Gathered from the Internet" at the Midwest Conference for the National Society for Photographic Education


2003-2004

  • Rachel Ablow, Department of English 

    Presented "Anthony Trollope and the Pleasures of Alienation" at the Inaugural North American Victorian Studies Association Conference

  • Karen Beckman, Department of English 

    To present "Cut: Photography, Memory, and the Resistance to Film in Alejandro González Iñárritu's film "Amores Perros" ("Love's A Bitch") at "The Photograph," a conference organized by MOSAIC: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature

  • Kimberley Healey, Modern Languages and Cultures
    
Presented “Hypnotic Text, Cinematic Sex” at a conference on Romance Languages

  • Sonia James-Wilson, Warner School of Graduate Education 

    Presented "Becoming sisters: Co-construction of identities through rites of passage in an urban community" at the "Transforming Spaces: Girlhood, Agency and Power" conference

  • Ernestine McHugh, Eastman School of Music, Humanities
    
Attended a working session, with co-editors of papers on feminism and psychological anthropology, at the American Anthropological Association

  • Molly McNulty, Community and Preventive Medicine 

    Research project, "Gender analysis of a right to equality in health care: Case study of maternity services in Belfast Northern Ireland

  • Anne Merideth, Department of Religion and Classics
    
Presented "Plaits, Pearls, and Prostitutes: The Adorned Woman in Early Christianity" at the American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature Annual Meeting

  • Jean Pedersen, Eastman School of Music, Humanities; Department of History 

    Research for “Social Science, Social Criticism, and Social Realist Novels: the Belle Epoque Political Fiction of French Feminist Activists Louise Compain and Simone Bodève”


2002-2003

  • Ernestine McHugh, Eastman School of Music 
Humanities
    Transcription of tapes for research on Women and Religion in the Face of Mortality

  • Kimberley Healey, Modern Languages and Cultures 

    Presentation of "From Colonialism to Postcolonialism: the French Empire and Women's Mobility" at Women in Motion conference

  • Reinhild Steingrover, Eastman School of Music, Humanities 

    Presented "Forceful Confessions: Lilian Faschinger's Magdalena Sunderin" at the German Studies Association Conference


2001-2002

  • Nancy Forand, Anthropology 

    Research for "Women, Animals, and Dangerous Things"

  • Kimberley Healey, Modern Languages and Cultures 

    Presentation of "Seducing and Submissive Women in the Work of Amelie Nothomb, Catherine Breillant and Marie Nimier" at the NEMLA conference

  • Melinda Knight, Simon School 

    Archival research for "Entrepreneurial Women at the End of the Nineteenth Century: Forgotten Role Models for Women in Business"

  • Jean Pedersen, Humanities, Eastman School of Music 

    Research for "Feminist Theatre in France, 1897-1898"

  • Rachel Ablow, Department of English 

    Archival research at New York Public Library for "The Marriage of Two Minds: Sympathy and the Mid-Victorian Marriage Plot"

  • Mary Fox, Psychiatry M&D Psychology 

    Presentation of "Seeing Faces Less Visible: Contributions of a Feminist Phenomenology" at the American Psychological Association

  • Rosemary Kegl, Department of English 

    Presenting "When Cats Go to Heaven: Closet Drama and Renaissance Women's Writing" at the Modern Language Association Conference

  • Anne Merideth, Department of Religion & Classics 

    Presenting "She Walks in Poorer Garb": Fashioning Christian Identity in Tertullian's On the Apparel of Women at the American Academy of Religion

  • Andrés J. Nader, Department of Modern Languages and Cultures
    
Presenting "Violence and Difference in Male Homosexuality: Néstor Perlongher in Brazil" at the Fremdes Begehren: Repräsentationsformen transkultureller Beziehungen Conference

  • Ellen M. Santora, Warner School of Graduate Education
    
Facilitated collaboration on the Three Universities Internet Project in Newfoundland


2000-2001

  • Ernestine McHugh, Eastman School of Music Humanities 

    Presented "Sumitra's Room: Representation and Experience in the Global Realm" at the 27th Annual Conference on South Asia. The paper developed some of the research in Nepal supported by a previous SBAI research grant.

  • Tim Scheie, Eastman School of Music Humanities 

    Presented "Tender and Lovable Bodies: Barthes and Performance" at the Rhetoric of the Other/La Rhetorique de L'autre

  • Michele L. Simms-Burton, English
    
Research and interviews pertinent to "Black Women Writers and the Black Arts Movement: The Intersection of Race and Gender"

  • Tener Goodwin Veenema, School of Nursing 

    Data analysis and writing for "Adolescent and Community Attitudes and Perceptions of Violence: Two Cultural Consensus Analyses," to determine the nature of the relationship between media perceptions and violence in adolescent girls

  • Nancy Fischbeck Feinstein, School of Nursing 

    To present "Maternal Coping With Preterm Labor: An Intervention" at the Eastern Nursing Research Society Annual Meeting.

  • Kimberley Healey, Modern Languages & Cultures
    
To present "Andrée Viollis, Voyageuse Politique" at the Carolina Conference on Romance Languages.

  • Beth Jörgensen, Modern Languages & Cultures 

    Presented "Writing Home: Las crónicas transnacionales de Alma Guillermoprieto" at the Noveno Congreso Internacional de Literatura Centroamericana.

  • Janet Wolff, Art & Art History
    Publication of Pictured Women. Mary M. Fox, Psychiatry Presented "Ethics in Techo Feminism: A Deus ex Machina" at the American Psychological Association Conference in Washington D.C.

  • Roger Freitas, Musicology, Eastman School of Music 

    Primary research for a book on the life and music of seventeenth-century castrato Atto Melani.

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