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Graduate Program

Research Grant Recipients

2015-2016

  • Lisa Vandenbossche, Department of English
    Funding for her project "like a real bred tar": Female Sailors, Fiction and Reform in Atlantic Boston."
  • Hend Alawadhi, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    "Critical Muslim Studies: Decolonial Struggles and Liberation Theologies" summer program in Granada, Spain to benefit research on representation of trauma, illness, specifically via the female body, in Arab cinema. 
  • Almudena Escobar López, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Travel research funds for her project, "The Origins of Anthology Film Archives and the Role of Shirley Clarke.
  • Tiffany Barber, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Funding for her project "A Subtlety's Aesthetic of Repulsion."

2014-2015

  • Carly Chasin, Department of English
    Travel to present paper at Museum of Motherhood Conference in NYC
  • Tiffany Barber, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Travel research funds for Black Portraiture(s) II Conference
  • Alicia Chester, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    "Open Embodiments: Locating Somatechnics in Tucson, AZ."
  • Masani McGee, Department of English
    Travel to present at "Joss in June" conference on bodies
  • Andrea Morris, Department of Political Science
    Travel to work on "Gender Based Violence: Why Women are Targeted" in Bogota, Colombia
  • Serenity Sutherland, Department of History
    "Digital History and Women of the Seward Family."

2013-2014

  • Carly Chasin, Department of English
    Funds to participate in Making Motherhood Visible Conference
  • Tiffany Barber, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Funds to participate in Workshop at FemTechNet Visual Activism Symposium
  • Rachel Chaffee, Warner School of Education
    Travel for research project "Reel Science: Identity Development of Urban Girls through Filmmaking."
  • Harry Gu, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Travel for research project "The Work of Looking."
  • Thomas Boatwright, Warner School of Education
    Funds were applied towards his project "What's the T?"
  • Lina Zigelyte, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Travel for research proejct "Flaming Earth: Eisentein's Primitive Mexico"
  • Serenity Sutherland, Department of History 
    Travel to present "We were wild over the beautiful minerals" at mining conference in CO. 
  • Erin Leary, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Travel to present paper "Weaving Whiteness" at Reconsidering Craft Conference. 

2012-2013

  • Tiffany Barber, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Barber used her grant to present “Wangechi Mutu’s Non je ne regretted rien: Dismemberment and Fragmentation as Power and Resistance,” at the Rethinking Race and Sexuality: Feminist Conversations, Contestations, and Coalitions conference at Concordia University in Montreal
  • Jennifer George, Warner School of Education (Human Development)
    George received funds for to help cover research costs for her project "The Impace of Gender Role Attitudes on Romantic Relationships Among Rural Adolescents."
  • Kyoung-Law Kang, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Kang was awarded funds to work on "Postcolonial 'State of Exception': Cultural Memories of Comfort Women and Residual Traces of the Past" in Korea.
  • Erin Leary, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Leary was awarded funds to cover research costs for "Decorating Discrimination: Nativism and Eugenics in American Women's Decorative Arts, 1893-1924."
  • Alexander Marr, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Marr was awarded funds to cover research costs for his project "Pablita Velarde, Painting the Pueblo Home Interior."
  • Jenevive Nykolak, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    This award covered research costs for "Abstract Relations: Social Sculptures and the Practices of Sexual Identity in the 1970s."
  • Vicki T. Sapp, Warner School of Education
    Sapp received funding to use towards her research for "Social Networks Beyond the Baccalaureate: First Generation Black Women's Experiences in Alumnae Chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated."
  • Serenity Sutherland, Department of History
    Sutherland was awarded a grant towards her project "The Life of Ellen Swallow Richards: Women in Education, Science, and the Progressive Era."
  • Yen Verhoeven, Warner School of Education (Teaching and Curriculum)
    Funds were applied towards Verhoeven's project "Developmental Evaluation for the Science STARS Afterschool Girls Program."
  • Kristen Willmott, Warner School of Education (Educational Leadership)
    Willmott was awarded funds to cover travel to present “Life and strife with gender and tenure: Female faculty experiences at a 'new Ivy' research institution" at the 2012 Association for the Study of Higher Education Conference

2011-2012

  • Berin Golonu, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    The award covered expenses for Golonu's research project examining photography as a mode of communication in the construction of social knowledge within and about the Middle East and Turkey.
  • Alicia Inez Guzman, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Guzman was awarded funding for her project “Land Art, Landscape and Place in New Mexico: An Interview with Lucy Lippard.”
  • Kyoung-Lae Kang, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Research grant to cover work on the project "Between Two Deaths: Cinematic memory of ‘Comfort Women’ in Contemporary Korea."
  • Sohl Lee, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Lee's grant covered costs to research her project “Why the Shiny, Pointy High Heels? A Feminist Ethics towards North Korean Female Tour Guides.”
  • Alex Marr, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Marr used his grant towards his research project “Looks Like Home: Two Centuries of Modeling Native Houses in North American Visual Culture.”
  • Jenevive Nykolak, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Award covered research expenses for the project “Impersonating History: David Wojnarowicz’s ‘Arthur Rimbaud in New York, 1978-79.’"
  • Kristen Wilmott, Warner School of Education
    Award covered research for “A Qualitative Exploration of Female Faculty Experiences with Gender, Tenure, and Work-Life-Family Stability” and expenses to present at the 2012 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) annual conference in Phoenix, AZ”.
  • Lina Zigelyte, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Grant covered costs for archival work on sexuality and gender in Lithuania and Poland (1928-1939).

2010-2011

  • Alexandra Alisauskas, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Awarded funding to cover research for her work, "Deforming the 'Homo Sovieticus:' Artistic Re-imaginations of the Subject in the Late Soviet Period."
  • Catherine Bailey, Department of English 

    Funding for travel to speak on "Creative subjectivity and a more democratic citizenship."
  • Kristi Castleberry, Department of English
    
Covered costs of travel to the UK to present her paper, "Written on the River: Malory's Elaine of Astolat and Embodied Authority" at the 23rd Triennial Congress of the International Arthurian Society.
  • Rachel Chaffee, Warner School of Education
    
Award for travel to Florida to present her work, "Girls and Science: Urban middle school girls' perspectives, positioning and activism in science when conversations about identity and discrimination are explicitly nurtured."
  • BJ Douglass, Warner School
 of Education
    This award is for research costs associated with the qualitative dissertation study, "Theory in Action: Exploring Student's Engagement with a Graduate Course on LGBTQ Issues in Education and Human Development."
  • Kristen Emery
, Warner School of Education
    Funding for travel to Cambridge, MA to perform a literature review in order to "explore how female faculty historically and are presently negotiating the performance of gender and navigating the process of balancing their personal and professional lives."
  • Michelle Finn, Department of History
    
Funding to cover travel expenses to Houston, TX to present her paper "That's Why the Lady is a Vamp: Feminism and Race in American Popular Culture, 1920-1940" at the Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting.
  • Berin Golonu, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Funding for research conducted in Berlin, Germany. Berlin's coursework focuses on female artists from Middle Eastern countries and Turkey who have built homes and careers in the Western world.
  • Amanda Graham, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Awarded funding to travel to the Brooklyn Academy of Music Archives for research for her dissertation, "Movement: Lucinda Childs and the Postfeminist Choreographer's Response."
  • Kyoung-Lae Kang, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Travel expenses covered for trip to the Korean Film Archive in Seoul as part of research for her project "Articulation Through Spectatorial Violence: The Case of 'My Sassy Girl' and Films Adapted from Internet Novels in Korea."
  • Gloria Kim, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Award to fund research for her project, "Transmissions: Public Health Campaigns and AMbient Media in the Era of Global Health Under U.S. Health Security."
  • Erin Leary, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Received funding for her project, "The Domino Affect: Craft, Consumption and Community."
  • Sohl Lee, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Award to cover travel expenses to Coventry, UK to present her paper "Searching for the Political Art of Mixrice: Ethnicity, Gender, and the New South Korean Identity."
  • Lucy Mulroney, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    
Funding to return to the Andy Warhol Museum and Archives in Pittsburgh, PA to examine materials brought to light during her previous visit. Lucy's ongoing project is titled "Going Public: Andy Warhol and the Process of Publication."
  • Shota Ogawa, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Award for travel to Japan to conduct an artist interview and archival research. Shota's work "explores the dynamic relation between history of the so-called zainichi Koreans... and the concept of 'zainichi Korean cinema.'" Also travelled to Milwaukee, WI to present "Life After Death in Nagisa Oshima's Death by Hanging."
  • Katie Van Wert, Department of English
    
Funding to cover travel expenses to Vancouver, CA to present her paper titled "American Carnivalesque: Literary Representations of Queer Counterpublics at Home and Abroad" at ACLA's 2011 conference.
  • Lina Zigeltye, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies
    Funding to cover travel to Madrid, Spain to present her work, "The Im/possibilities of Legibility: Mapping Queer Narratives of Vilnius" at the LGBT/Queer Studies:Toward Trans/national Scholarly and Activist Kinships International Conference.

2009 - 2010

  • Lucy Mulroney, Visual and Cultural Studies
    Travel to Pittsburgh for research at the Andy Warhol Museum and Archives
  • Berin Golonu, Visual and Cultural studies
    Funding to travel to Vancouver and New York City to curate her exhibit Recipes for an Encounter." The exhibit featured “historical and contemporary artworks from the 1960s to the present that are characterized by a set of instructions or rules that allow the viewer to be an active participant in the artwork.”
  • BJ Douglass, Warner School
    Presented her work "Getting LGBTQ Courses Added to the Curriculum" at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Women's Studies Conference." She also presented “Homophobic and Gender-Based Bullying: How to Identify, Interrupt and Prevent Bullying against Sexual Minority and Gender Non-Conforming Students” in a different session at the conference. Douglass also received funds to present her work at the Southeastern Women’s Studies Associate Conference at the University of South Carolina, which took place March 25th-27th. At the SEWSA Conference, Douglass spoke on “LGBTQ Activism on Campus: The Need for Leadership and Visibility in Starting an LGBTQ Program.”
  • Jessica Horton, Visual and Cultural Studies
    Travel and reproduction costs for her research project "Dorothy Dunn, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Native American Painting in Europe."
  • Raquel Bateman, Clinical and Social Psychology
    Funding for her project "The Role of Autonomy in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa."
  • Genevieve Waller, Visual and Cultural StudiesTraveled to Washington, D.C. to visit the Archive Center at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. She conducted research for her dissertation on the aesthetic of camp.
  • Kyoung-Lae Kang, Visual and Cultural Studies
    Travelled to Korea to conduct research at various institutions, including the Korea Film Archive and the Korea Film Council for her research project “Lost Father and Hysteric Repulsion for Modern Interpellation: Symptomatic Reading of Korean Male Subjectivity in the Early Modern Era.”

2008-2009

  • Alexandra Alisauskas, Visual and Cultural Studies
    Research on Evaldas Jansas
  • Rebecca Burditt, Visual and Cultural Studies 

    Cultural Symbolism of Cake in the US during WWII
  • Kathleen B Casey, History 
    
"Eltinge and Gender Bending,” research for Chapter 4 of dissertation, “Crossdressers and Racecrossers: Gender, Sex and Race in American Vaudeville, 1895-1925.”
  • Michelle Finn, History 

    Study for a project to address the gap in the historical scholarship from the 1920s to 1970s by examining pop-cultural feminism in this "inter-wave" period.
  • Kyoung-Lae Kang, VCS 

    A project exploring how the last Korean silent film “A Prosecutor and Teacher” embodies this cultural and historical dynamics in its cinematic aesthetics and viewing practices alike.
  • Sohl Lee, VCS 

    Contemporary Art in East Asia conference
  • Jennifer Lightweis-Goff, English 
    
Travel to New Orleans to present part of her dissertation "'Blood at the Root': Lynching as American Cultural Nucleus:" representations of sexual and racial violence with a focus on the work of visual artist Kara Walker.
  • Jennifer Lightweis-Goff, English
    
Travel to Port Jervis to determine how post-memory and lingering traumas of racial violence are written on American public space.
  • Nicola Mann, VCS 
    
"Home, Homelessness, and the Will to Preserve: The Lived Exchanges between Public Housing and Inhabitants"
  • Victoria Pass, VCS 
    
For research at the libraries of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Fashion Institute of Technology, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
  • Bo Zheng, VCS
    
2nd International Conference on Sexualities in China

2007 - 2008

  • Jessica Crabill, English

    Presented at the Canadian Society of Eighteenth Century Studies conference in Winnipeg in October: “Of Silly Toasters Proud: Women Writing Graffiti in the Eighteenth Century.”
  • Kelly McNilis, Clinical & Social Sciences in Psychology

    Research about what motivates women to exercise and maintain exercise.
  • Ellen Volpe, School of Nursing

    This study will test a proposed model of the correlations between sexual relationship power and intimate partner violence (IPV) and HIV risk related sexual behaviors in a sample of at-risk adolescent girls.
  • Aubrey Anable, Visual & Cultural Studies

    Present "Playing at Work: Digital Games and Labor" at the Seminar in Experimental Critical Theory, University of California at Irvine, August 2008
  • Rachel Chaffee, Warner School

    Summer RA stipend to assist Professor Mary Jane Curry with writing a literature review.
  • Sohl Lee, Visual & Cultural Studies

    Study women, feminism, and contemporary art in Beijing, Summer 2008
  • Jennie Lightweis-Goff, English

    Presented "So Willing to Let Anything Be Done: James Dickey's Deliverance in the Feminist Moment" and "The Visible Slave Narrative: Authorship and Authenticity in Kara Walker's Silhouettes" at the Modern Language Association conference in Chicago, December 2007
  • Nicola Mann, Visual & Cultural Studies
    
Presented "Tripping the Light Fantastic: Representing the Teenage Twilight in Sofia Coppola's The Virgin Suicides and Gregory Crewdson's Twilight" at the "Constructed Light, Constructed Meanings" conference April 18-19, 2008
  • Victoria Pass, Visual & Cultural Studies

    Archival research for dissertation: "Re-Fashioning Surrealism:   Surrealism, Fashion and Shopping Culture" May-June 2008
  • Genevieve Waller, Visual & Cultural Studies

    Research on the life and work of Astrid Sampe, June 2008

2006 - 2007

  • Kathleen Casey, History

    Presented research based on copies of archival materials for Dissertation Prospectus titled, "Crossdressers and Racecrossers: Blackness and Gender on the American Popular Stage"
  • Lauren Crabtree, Visual & Cultural Studies 

    Presented "Making Borders, Making Sense: Identity as Identity of the Other;" at the British Association for Slavic and East European Studies (BASEES) national conference.
  • Leanne Gilbertson, Visual & Cultural Studies 

    Did research at The Warhol Museum for dissertation chapter, “Touching Time: Moving and Being Moved Queerly on Screen and Stage,” part of her dissertation, “Out of Place in Time: Women Performing Art in Warhol's Factory and The Judson Memorial Church.”
  • Mara Gladstone, Visual & Cultural Studies

    Did research for expenses for dissertation entitled "Sensing the Museum Gallery: Contests of Experience in Contemporary Painting and Video Art," for Chapter 1, "Static and Haptic Narrations: Painting, Paper Pasting, Video Stories and Digital Patternmaking - Kara Walker, Shahzia Sikander.”
  • Dinah Holtzman, Visual & Cultural Studies 

    Presented "Between Yaars: The Queering of Dosti in Contemporary Bollywood Films"-- at the third international South Asian Popular Culture Conference at the University of Manchester in Manchester, England at the end of June, 2006.
  • Gloria Kim, Visual & Cultural Studies 

    Presented "'All you Need is Love': Female Fandom, Adolescent bodies and Urban Politics" at the Crossroads Conference for the Association of Cultural Studies in Istanbul, Turkey in July 2006.
  • Godfrey Leung, Visual & Cultural Studies 

    Presented "Voicing the Unrepresentable: Postwar German Aesthetics and Nico's The End" on the Popular Culture and Literature panel at the Midwestern Modern Languages Association Convention, "High and Low Culture," November 2006 in Chicago
  • Jennie Lightweis-Goff, English 

    Presented "Against Agency: A Polemic," while at Cornell School of Criticism and Theory six week summer session, June 16 - July 27 and organized a panel on 19th century songwriter Stephen Foster and presented "'Long Time I Trabble on De Way': Stephen Foster's Conversion Narrative," at the Popular Culture Association / American Culture Association.
  • Nicola Mann, Visual & Cultural Studies 

    Presented "The extraordinary ordinary: A consideration of Daniel Roth's "Cabrini Green Forest (Portal)" 2004 as representative of the sub cultural situation of the female public housing resident" at the Association of Art Historians Annual Conference: "Contestations"
  • Meghan Morris, English 

    Will present "Eagles within the Ranks: Constructing Female Authorship in Nineteenth Century British Literature" at the Women Writing and Reading: Past and Present, Local and Global Conference
  • Victoria Pass, Visual & Cultural Studies

    Did research for "Walking Sticks: 19th Century Walking Sticks Adorned With Ladies' Legs"
  • Derek Rushton, Visual & Cultural Studies 

    Presented “Myth as Parasite / Image as Virus”: (Re)Locating Authorship, Publicity and HIV/AIDS in the Work of General Idea on the AIDS and Cultural Texts: Power and Representation panel at the AIDS in Culture III: Explorations in the Cultural History of AIDS Conference.

2005 - 2006

  • Janet Ceja Alcalá
    Presented research about Lupe Velez at the Center for Research Libraries in Chicago, Illinois
  • Jennifer Ailles, English
    
Presented “Queen Mab and the Embodiment of Dis/ease in ‘Romeo and Juliet'” at the British Shakespeare Association (BSA) Biennial Conference as part of the Subjects and Histories Panel
  • Katherine Axtell, Musicology, Eastman School of Music 
    Presented research about Florenz Ziegfeld, Jr. and the portrayal of gender issues in the musical Show Boat (1927)
  • Jenny Douglas, English
    Presented research for “Tearing Representation: Trauma in Samuel Beckett, Ana Mendieta, and Marina Carr” and “Approaching the Abject Mother in Marina Carr's By the Bog of Cats...” in a seminar on representations of motherhood in contemporary drama, at the American Society for Theatre Research conference in Toronto
  • Aviva Dove-Viebahn, Visual & Cultural Studies 
    Presented “Fashionably Femme: Lesbian Visibility, Style and Feminist Politics in The L-Word” at the 2006 National Women's Studies Association conference as part of the panel “Flirting with the ‘F-Word': Chick-Lit and (Post)Feminism” and “The Violent Pleasures of Death: Feminism, Jouissance & Redemption in Xena: Warrior Princess” at the Mid-Atlantic Popular American Culture Association Conference Women's Studies as part of the panel “Feminine Corpses”
  • Amy Fenstermaker, English 
    Presented “The Death of the Political? Photography and the Politics of the Artist in DeLillo's Mao II” at the Popular Culture Association & American Culture Association's National Conference
  • Elizabeth Kalbfleisch, Visual and Cultural Studies
    
Presented “Bordering on Feminism: Space, Solidarity, and Transnationalism in Rebecca Belmore's ‘Vigil'” at Indigenous Women and Feminism: Culture, Politics, Activism conference as part of a panel on transnational feminism and collaboration
  • April Miller, English
    Presented “Beyond the Pale of the Law: Gutter Roses, Gun Molls, and Other Urban Offenders” at the Fourth International Women and the Silent Screen Conference
  • LaRon E. Nelson, School of Nursing 

    Presented research for “A Qualitative Descriptive Exploration into the Condom Use Decisions of Young Black Mothers:  Perspectives on the Fathers of their Children”
  • Catherine Zuromskis, Visual and Cultural Studies 
    
Organized the panel “Family Viewing: The Politics of Representation and The Domestic Sphere,” and presented “Picturing the American Dream: The Hegemony of the Snapshot in One Hour Photo” at the American Studies Association Annual Meeting

2004-2005

  • Mathew Brower
    Visual and Cultural Studies 
Permission to reproduce an image from George Eastman House
  • Liz Czach
    Visual and Cultural Studies
Presented "Easy Enough for a Woman: The Gendering of Amateur Filmmaking" at the Film Studies Association of Canada
  • Hossein Khosrowjah
    Visual and Cultural Studies 
Presented "DrivebyFilmmaking: Automobility and Re-mapping of the Emotional Geography of Domestic Space in Abbas Kiarostami's Ten"at the Abbas Kiarostami: Image, Voice and Vision Conference
  • April Miller, English and Film Studies

    Presented "Offending Women, Resisting Evolution: Criminality and Consumption in Manslaughter and the Law" at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Annual Convention
  • Lisa Uddin, Visual and Cultural Studies 

    Research on “Consuming Conservation: Gender and American Zoos in the Late Twentieth-Century”

 2003-2004

  • Liz Czach
    Visual and Cultural Studies 
Research visits to the UCLA Film and Television Archives, and the Academy of Motion Pictures and Sciences archives, the research from which was presented in a paper entitled “Performativity and Mary Pickford's Home Movies” at the Women and the Silent Screen conference
  •  Leanne Gilbertson
    Visual and Cultural Studies 
Photographic expenses for publication of "Imaging St. Margaret: Immitatio Christi and Immitatio Mariae in the Vanni Altarpiece"
  • Joanna Grant, English 

    Presented “Regionalist Fictions, Modern(ist) F(r)ictions: Self-Locations and Dislocations in Selected Works of Ellen Glasgow and Willa Cather” as part of a panel at the Berry College 2003 Southern Women Writers Conference
  • Daniel Humphrey, Visual and Cultural Studies 

    Presented “Our Bergman: The American Construction of a Swedish Filmmaker,” a panel presentation at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference
  • Jennifer Leightweis, English 

    Presented ‘Seeing Means Going Mad': Male Embodiment and Colonial Politics in ‘Gulliver's Travels' at The British Society for Eighteenth Century Studies Conference
  • April Miller, English and Film Studies 
    
Presented “The Queer Practices of Latrine Duty: Abjection and Destabilized Masculinity in Leslie Marmon Silko's Ceremony” presented at the Annual Convention of the Modern Languages Association
  • Lisa Soccio, Visual and Cultural Studies 
    
Presented “Locust Abortion Technician Meets ‘Hamburger Lady:' Monstrous Femininity and the Power of Horror in Subcultures of Abjection” on Feminine Bendings panel at the Experience Music Project's 2004 “This Magic Moment: Capturing the Spirit & Impact of Music” Pop Conference
  • Lucia Sommer, Visual and Cultural Studies 

    Presented “Mapping Biopower: Cyberfeminist Participatory Theater and the Politics of Site” at the National Women's Studies Conference

2002-2003

  • Jennifer Ailles, Department of English
    
Presented "'Unseemly Woman In A Seeming Man' or 'That Woman Is A Woman!': Effeminacy, Boy Players, and Other Gender Crossovers" at the Modern Languages Association Convention in November 2002
  • April D. Miller, Department of English
    Presented "Nothing but Inverts, Criminals, and Monsters: An Examination of Modernism's Most Unruly Women" at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association 2003 National Conference
  • Anjili Babbar, Department of English
    
Presented "Mythogenesis: Chatterton as 'Postmodern Avatar'" at the Thomas Chatterton conference
  • Daniel Humphrey, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies 
    Presented "Watching Ingmar Bergman: 'Caught Between the Shame of Looking and the Shame of Being Ashamed To Do So'" at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference
  • Kathleen Utter King, School of Nursing
    
Research for "Genetics of Gestational Diabetes: A Case Control Association Study"
  • Katherine Axtell, Eastman School of Music Musicology 
    Research for "Elfrida Andree (1841-1929): Piano Quartet in A minor and Piano Trio in C minor"
  • Matthew Brower, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies 
    Presented "Trophy Shots: Early North American Animal Photography and the Display of Masculine Prowess" at the International Society of Anthrozoology conference
  • Liz Czach, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies 
    Presented "The Evidence of Benjamin's Optical Unconscious" at the Screen Studies Conference
  • Daniel Humphrey, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies 
    Presented "Cinema, Memory and the Dialectic of Trauma: Derek Jarman's The Last of England" at the Screen Studies Conference
  • Tara McCarthy, Department of History 
    Research for dissertation, "True Women, Trade Unionists, and the Lessons of Tammany Hall: Irish Women in America, 1890-1930"

2001-2002

  • Amy Herzog
    Program in Visual and Cultural Studies 
Presented "The Movement of Meaning: Prenom: Carmen" at The Carmen Conference: An International Conference Dealing withCarmen and the Cinema
  • Lynn Wemett Nichols, School of Nursing

    Data collection for dissertation, "Determinants of Adherence in Women with Chronic Health Conditions"
  • Leigh Small, School of Nursing
    
Research for dissertation, "Predictors of Child Outcomes After a Pedriatic Intensive Care Hospitalization"
  • T'ai Smith, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies 
    
Research for dissertation, "Weaving Work at the Bauhaus (1919-31): The Gender and Engendering of a Medium"
  • Lina Najib Kawar, School of Nursing 

    Data collection for dissertation research on socio-cultural factors and their relationship to knowledge and attitudes affecting the participation of Palestinian-Jordanian women in all modes of breast cancer screening
  • Nathan Nobis, Philosophy 

    Presentation of "Feminist Ethics without Feminist Ethical Theory" at the Society for Analytical Feminism Meeting, American Philosophical Association
  • Timothy Roberts, MD, Division of Adolescent Medicine 

    Participation in special interest groups for researchers addressing violence and women's health issues at the Society for Adolescent Medicine meeting.
  • Jomarie Alano, Department of History 

    Research for "A Life of Resistance: Ada Prospero Marchesini Gobette (1902-1968), Italina Writer, Translator, Partisan and Women's Right's Activist"
  • Tatyana V. Bakhmetyeva, Department of History

    Research for "Stranger Among Her Own, Her Own Among Strangers: Sophie Swetchine (1782-1857), Russian Patriot With a French Heart (Identity and Authority in Nineteenth-Century Russia and France)"
  • Bobbi Carothers, Department of Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology 

    Research for "Men and Women are from Earth: Examining the Dimensional and Categorical Indicators of Gender with Taxometric Procedures"
  • Joanna E. Grant, Department of English 
    
Presented "'You Give Me Fever': Contagious Degeneration and Miasmatic Modernism in Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness" at Modernist Studies Association Conference
  • Mary Henold, Department of History 

    Research for "Strong in Our Knowing: The American Catholic Feminist Movement in the Postconciliar Era, 1965-1980"
  • Daniel Humphrey, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies 

    Research for "The Soil of History and the Seeds of Production: Ingmar Bergman's Time Square Debut"
  • Norman Vorano, Program in Visual and Cultural Studies 
    
Research for "Invisible Seams: Early Exhibitions of Inuit Art at the Handicrafts Guild (1949-55)"
  • Elizabeth Wells, Musicology, Eastman School of Music 
    
Presented "Me and Velma Ain't Dumb: The Women of West Side Story" at the Feminist Theory and Music 6 Conference

2000-2001

  • SBAI Dissertation Group Margot Bouman (Visual & Cultural Studies), Ed Chan (English), Narin Hassan (English), Amy Herzog (Visual & Cultural Studies), Jennifer Hudak (English), Joanna Mitchell (Modern Languages & Cultures), Kirsi Peltomaki (Visual & Cultural Studies), and Lisa Soccio (Visual & Cultural Studies) 
Support for an intensive dissertation writing workshop/retreat.
  • Sharon Fish, School of Nursing
    Research for "Worldviews in Collision: The Controversy Surrounding Therapeutic Touch in Nursing - A Sociological and Historical Analysis."
  • Leanne Gilbertson, Visual and Cultural Studies

    Support for the publication of "The Vanni Altarpiece and the Cult of Saint Margaret: Considering a Female Audience."
  • Su-ching Huang, English
    Presented "Female Nomadology: Re-reading Ethnic Schizophrenia in Mulberry and Peach by Chinese American Woman Writer Nieh Hua-ling" at the annual American Comparative Literature Association conference.
  • Lina Najib Kawar, School of Nursing
    Pilot study, "United States-resident Jordanian and Palestinian Women: Participation in Breast Cancer Screening," carried out in Washington D.C. and Houston, Texas.
  • Lisa Soccio, Visual and Cultural Studies
    
Archival research for dissertation, "Nothing's Shocking: On the Persistence of Avant-Gardism in Alternative Music."
  • Koren L. Bakkegard, English 
    To present "Owning Ourselves, Sharing with Others: Disclosure as Pedagogical Principle" at the Queer Intersections: Community, Identity, and Public Space conference.
  • Narin Hassan, English
    
Presented "Bodies, Homes and Nations: Reading Partition in Sidhwa's Cracking India" at the Modern Languages Association and South Asian Literary Association conferences.
  • Lili M. Kim, History 

    To present "Gender, Transnationalism, and Identity Formation of Korean American Women in Hawaii, 1910-1945" at the annual Meeting of the Association for Asian American Studies.
  • Craig Sellers, School of Nursing 

    Presented "Advance Directives in HIV/AIDS: A Grounded Theory" at the American Conference for Bioethics and Humanities
  • Jomarie Alano, History 

    Research for dissertation "A Life of Resistance: Ada Prospero Marchesini Gobetti (1920-1968), Italian writer, educator, political activist and partisan."
  • Mary Henold, History 
    
Research for dissertation "Strong in Our Knowing: The American Catholic Feminist Movement in the Postconciliar Era, 1965-1980."
  • Daniel I. Humphrey, Visual and Cultural Studies 

    To present "Projection/Reflection: Cinema as a Queer Project in the Work of Ingmar Bergman" at the Qgrad 2000 Conference on Sexuality and Gender, UCLA. This paper was first presented at the Seventh Annual Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women's Studies Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference
  • Stephen Jenkins, Clinical and Social Sciences in Psychology 
    
Presented "School-based Programs for Adolescent Males: Reflections and Suggestions" at the American Psychological Association Conference in Washington D.C.
  • Youngmee Kim, Behavioral Medicine Unit 

    Presented two papers, one on reducing chemotherapy-related nausea in female patients with breast cancer, and the other about college women and their physiological reaction to problems in romantic relationships at the International Society for the Study of Personal Relationships conference.

1998-2000

  • Mara Amster Attended Folger 
    Institute seminar, "Researching the Renaissance"
  • Lina Kawar 
    Research on the attitudes of Jordanian women toward breast cancer and the impact of their participation in self-care and screening programs
  • Mary Kate Kelly 
    Presented "As Seen on TV: Scandal, Media Excess and 'Excessive' Female Sexuality in Gus Van Sant's To Die For" at Society for Cinema Studies Conference
  • Tyra Seldon 
    Presented "The Imaginary Calm and the Realistic Abyss: Black Women as Cultural Markers and Makers" at the National Association of African American Studies Conference
  • Tina Takemoto 
    Presented "Three on a Match: Race, Trauma, Collaborative Performance" at the Testimonial Cultures and Feminist Agendas Conference
  •  Elizabeth Wells 
    Research for dissertation, "West Side Storys: Perspectives on a Great American Musical"
  • Stephen Jenkins
    Presenting "Gender-Related Attitudes and Characteristics in Dating Aggression" at the American Psychological Association Conference
  • Jennifer Klein 
    Presented "Nervousness and Gender at the Turn of the Century" at the Northeast Modern Languages Association convention
  • Alyssa O'Brien
    Presented "Not being Clarissa any more: the Metamorphosis of Mrs. Dalloway" at the Virginia Woolf conference, and "'theyre not going to be chaining me up': Moving Molly Bloom in the Twenty-first Century" at the James Joyce Conference
  • Elizabeth Wells 
    Will be presenting "A Quiet Russian Family: Lady Macbeth and Sexual Politics in the Stalinist Era" at the Feminist Music and Theory 5 Conference