The following are books published in 2011-12 reported by faculty affiliated with CES.
Gabrielle Hecht, History. Being Nuclear: Africans and the Global Uranium Trade (MIT Press, 2012). Peggy McCracken, Comparative Literature/Romance/Women’s Studies. Marie de France: A Critical Companion, w/ S. Kinoshita (Boydell, 2012). Damani Partridge, Anthropology/Afroamerican & African Studies. Hypersexuality and Headscarves: Race, Sex, and Citizenship in the New Germany (Indiana UP, 2012). Patricia Simons, History of Art/Women’s Studies. The Sex of Men in Premodern Europe: A Cultural History (Cambridge UP, 2011). Mark Tessler, Political Science. Public Opinion in the Middle East: Survey Research and the Political Orientations of Ordinary Citizens (Indiana UP, 2011).
The following are significant accomplishments in 2011-12 reported by faculty affiliated with CES.
Richard Abel, Screen Arts & Cultures. National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship, 2011-12. Giorgio Bertellini, Romance/Screen Arts & Cultures. Robert K. Martin Best Book Prize, Canadian Association for American Studies, Italy in Early American Cinema: Race, Landscape, and the Picturesque (Indiana UP, 2010), 2011. Alison Cornish, Romance. Promoted to professor. Robert Franzese, Political Science. President, Society for Political Methodology, APSA, 2011-13; Harold Gosnell Prize for Excellence in Political Methodology, 2011; PolNet Best Poster Award, 2011. Scott L. Greer, Public Health. Promoted to associate professor. Gabrielle Hecht, History. Promoted to professor. Kenneth Kollman, Political Science. Appointed Frederick G. L. Huetwell Professor, 2011-16. Artemis Leontis, Classical Studies/Modern Greek. Hunting Family Professor, Institute for the Humanities, U-M, for the project “Greek in the Flesh: The Alternative Archaeologies of Eva Palmer Sikelianos,” 2011-12. Karla Mallette, Romance/Near Eastern Studies. 13th Annual Susanne M. Glasscock Humanities Book Prize for Interdisciplinary Scholarship, Texas A&M University, European Modernity and the Arab Mediterranean: Toward a New Philology and a Counter-Orientalism (U of Pennsylvania Press, 2010), 2011. Despina Margomenou, Classical Studies/Modern Greek. Teaching with Videoconferencing Grant, U-M, for the project “Conversations on Culture,” 2012. Andrei Markovits, German/Political Science. Officer’s Cross of the Order of Merit, Federal Republic of Germany, 2012. Peggy McCracken, Comparative Literature/Romance/Women’s Studies. Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, UCLA, 2012; LSA/OVPR Michigan Humanities Award, U-M, 2012. Cristina Moreiras-Menor, Romance/Women’s Studies. Promoted to professor; John H. D’Arms Faculty Award for Distinguished Graduate Mentoring in the Humanities, U-M, 2012. Damani Partridge, Anthropology/Afroamerican & African Studies. Promoted to associate professor. Brian Porter-Szűcs, History. Appointed Arthur F. Thurnau Professor. Endi Poskovic, Art & Design. John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, 2011; Flemish Ministry of Culture Residency Fellowship, 2011-12. Steven Whiting, Musicology. Promoted to professor. Gareth Williams, Romance. Promoted to professor. Geneviève Zubrzycki, Sociology. Clifford Geertz Prize for Best Article, American Sociological Association, “History and the National Sensorium: Making Sense of Polish Mythology,” 2011.
The following are significant accomplishments reported by faculty affiliated with CES.
Kathleen Canning, History/Women’s Studies/German. Weimar Publics/Weimar Subjects: Rethinking the Political Culture of Germany in the 1920s, co-ed. w/ K. Barndt and K. McGuire (Berghahn, 2010). Alison Cornish, Romance. Vernacular Translation in Dante’s Literature: Illiterate Literature (Cambridge UP, 2011). Frieda Ekotto, Romance. Race and Sex across the French Atlantic: The Color of Black in Literary, Philosophical and Theater Discourse (Lexington Books, 2011). Fatma Müge Göçek, Sociology. The Transformation of Turkey: Redefining State and Society from the Ottoman Empire to the Modern Era (Tauris Academic Studies, 2011). Göçek, Sociology, and Ronald Grigor Suny, History. A Question of Genocide: Armenians and Turks at the End of the Ottoman Empire, co-ed. w/ N. Naimark (Oxford UP, 2011). Ken Kollman, Political Science. Readings in American Politics: Analysis and Perspectives, ed. (W.W. Norton, 2010). The American Political System (W.W. Norton, 2011). Kader Konuk, German/Comparative Literature. East West Mimesis: Auerbach in Turkey (Stanford UP, 2010). Andrei S. Markovits, Political Science/German/Sociology. Sport: Motor und Impulssystem für Emanzipation und Diskriminierung (Picus Verlag, 2011). Jonathan Marwil, History. Visiting Modern War in Risorgimento Italy (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010). Cristina Moreiras-Menor, Romance/Women’s Studies. La estela del tiempo. Imagen e historicidad en el cine español contemporáneo (Iberoamericana/Vervuert, 2011). Brian Porter-Szűcs, History. Faith and Fatherland: Catholicism, Modernity, and Poland (Oxford UP, 2011). Eric Rabkin, English. Visions of Mars: Essays on the Red Planet in Fiction and Science, co-ed. w/ H. V. Hendrix and G. Slusser (McFarland, 2011). Robert M. Stern, Economics/Public Policy. Systemic Implications of Transatlantic Regulatory Cooperation and Competition, co-ed. w/ S. J. Evenett. (Imperial College Press, 2011). George Tsebelis, Political Science. The Role of Governments in Legislative Agenda Setting, co-ed. w/ B. E. Rasch (Routledge, 2011).
Awards, Grants & Promotions
Rita Chin, History. Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars, ACLS, 2010-11. Alison Cornish, Romance. Teaching with Technology Institute award, 2011. Anna Grzymala-Busse, Political Science. Promoted to professor; appointed Ronald & Eileen Weiser Professor of European & Eurasian Studies, 2010-15. Michèle Hannoosh, Romance. Clark/Oakley Fellow in the Humanities, Clark Institute and Williams College, 2010-11. James C. Hathaway, Law. Distinguished Visiting Professor of International Refugee Law, University of Amsterdam, 2010; Professorial Fellow, University of Melbourne, 2010. Julia Hell, German. Helmut F. Stern Professor, Institute for Humanities, U-M, for the project “Imperial Ruins: Imagining the Decline of Rome from Napoleon to Hitler,” 2010-11. Ronald Inglehart, Political Science. Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science, Skytte Foundation, Uppsala University, Sweden, 2011. Kader Konuk, German. Promoted to associate professor. Brian Porter-Szűcs, History. Promoted to professor; John Dewey Award for Outstanding Teaching, 2010. Endi Poskovic, Art & Design. Ministry of Flemish Community Frans Masereel Residency Fellowship, Antwerp, 2011. Scott Spector, History/German. Promoted to professor. Eric Stein, Law. Manley O. Hudson Medal, American Society of International Law, 2011. Anca Trandafirescu, Architecture. Faculty Design Honorable Mention (w/ G. Wilcox and L. Nguyen), Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, for the project “HOT AIR.”
Vanessa Agnew, German. Settler and Creole Reenactment, co-ed. w/ J. Lamb (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009). Matt Biro, History of Art. The Dada Cyborg: Visions of the New Human in Weimar Berlin, (University of Minnesota Press, 2009). Rita Chin and Geoff Eley, History. After the Nazi Racial State: Difference and Democracy in Germany and Europe, w/ H. Fehrenbach and A. Grossmann (U-M Press, 2009). Dena Goodman, History/Women’s Studies. Becoming a Woman in the Age of Letters (Cornell UP, 2009). Scott Greer, Public Health. The Politics of European Union Health Policies (Open UP, 2009). Devolution and Social Citizenship in the United Kingdom, ed. (Policy Press, 2009). Michèle Hannoosh, Romance. Eugène Delacroix, Journal, nouvelle édition intégrale établie par Michèle Hannoosh (José Corti, 2009). Julia Hell, German. Ruins of Modernity, co-ed. w/ A. Schönle (Duke UP, 2009). Andrei S. Markovits, Political Science/German/Sociology, and L. Rensmann, Political Science. Gaming the World: How Sports are Reshaping Global Politics and Culture (Princeton UP, 2010). Brian Porter-Szűcs, History. Christianity and Modernity in Eastern Europe, co-ed. w/ B. Berglund (Central European UP, 2010). George Tsebelis, Political Science. Reform Processes and Policy Change: Veto Players and Decision-making in Modern Democracies, co-ed. w/ T. Koenig and M. Debus (Springer, 2010).
Awards, Grants & Promotions
Vanessa Agnew, German. Lewis Lockwood Award, American Musicological Society, and Oscar Kenshur Prize, Center for Eighteenth-Century Studies, Indiana University, for Enlightenment Orpheus: The Power of Music in Other Worlds (Oxford UP, 2008), 2009. Visiting Fellow, Research School of Humanities, Australian National University, Summer 2009. Michael Bastedo, Education.Visiting Scholar, Center de Sociologie des Organisations at the Institut d’Études Politiques (SciencesPo), Paris, Summer 2009. Promoted to associate professor. Vincenzo Binetti, Romance. Promoted to professor.
Charles Bright, History/Residential College. Appointed to an Arthur F. Thurnau Professorship, 2009-. Kathleen Canning, History/German/Women’s Studies. Recognized as one of the nation’s best professors by Newsweek, Aug 12, 2009. Senior Fellow, Freiburg Institute for Advanced Studies, School of History, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, 2009-10. Michigan Humanities Award, LSA/Office of the Vice President for Research, U-M, 2009-10. David Caron, Romance/Women’s Studies. Promoted to professor. John Carson, History. Cheiron Book Prize for The Measure of Merit: Talents, Intelligence, and Inequality in the French and American Republics, 1750-1940 (Princeton UP, 2007), 2010. Alina Clej, Romance/Comparative Literature. Fulbright Scholar award for the project “Romanians in Paris: Their Contribution to Literary and Artistic Modernity,” Oct 2009-Jan 2010. Daniel Halberstam, Law. Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg (Institute for Advanced Study), Berlin, 2009-10. Janet Hart, Anthropology. Fulbright Scholar award for the project “Codes of Many Colors: Black, French, and Family,” Jan-Apr 2010. Gabrielle Hecht, History/Science, Technology & Society. NSF grant and NEH Fellowship for the project “Uranium from Africa and the Power of Nuclear Things,” 2009-10. John Jackson, Political Science. Rackham Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award, 2009. Andrei S. Markovits, Political Science/German/Sociology. Sir Peter Ustinov Professor of the City of Vienna at the University of Vienna, Spring 2010. Brian Porter-Szűcs, History. Research Fellow, Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, U-M, 2009-10. Eric S. Rabkin, English.Science Fiction Research Association Pilgrim Award (for lifetime contributions to science fiction and fantasy scholarship), 2010. Cindy Schipani, Business. Sarah Goddard Power Award, Academic Women’s Caucus, U-M, 2010. Margaret Somers, Sociology/History. Giovanni Sartori, Book Award, APSA, Genealogies of Citizenship. Markets, Statelessness and the Right to Have Rights (Cambridge UP, 2008), 2009. George Steinmetz, Sociology/German. Appointed Charles Tilly Collegiate Professor of Sociology and Germanic Languages and Literatures, 2009-14. Geneviève Zubrzycki, Sociology. Promoted to associate professor.
The Weiser Center for Europe and Eurasia (WCEE) seeks proposals for faculty-led research projects that engage European and Eurasian contextual expertise and/or broader thematic focus on emerging democracies. University of Michigan faculty associated with CES, CREES, and/or WCED are all eligible. Please see the Weiser Faculty Grants Call for Proposals for more information.
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