The awards for 2008-09 will support the exchange of faculty and graduate student work in three research areas:
- Centering Africa: Subjectivity, Modernity and Global Change. Recipients: Judith Byfield, Africana Studies and Research Center; Johanna Crane, science and technology studies; Jeremy Foster, landscape architecture; Sandra Greene, history; Stacey Langwick, anthropology; Dan Magaziner, history; Dagwami Woubshet, English.
- Fluid Communities: Heterogeneous Social Groups of the Mediterranean Sea. Recipients: Kimberly Bowes, classics; Ziad Fahmy, Near Eastern studies; Kathryn Gleason, landscape architecture; Sturt Manning, archaeology and classics; Christopher Monroe, Near Eastern studies and Society for the Humanities Fellow; Eric Rebillard, classics; Barry Strauss, history and classics; Matthew Sears, classics.
- Human Rights and Cosmopolitanism. Recipients: Diane Rubenstein, government, American studies and Romance studies; Elizabeth Anker, English; Matthew Evangelista, government and peace studies; Grant Farred, English and Africana studies; Bernadette Meyler, law; Neil Saccamano, English and comparative literature; Cory Browning, Romance studies; Stephanie DeGooyer, English; Danielle Aberle Haque, English; Paloma Yannakakis, comparative literature.