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All-University Curriculum, University Interdisciplinary Studies Grant Recipients


Posted 03/22/2017
Submitted by Katharine Owens
Category: Campus Announcements

University Interdisciplinary Studies is pleased to present the results of our inaugural call for proposals for course development.

Five proposals were fully funded, including:

Architecture and Film by Michael Crosbie (CETA), Robert Lang (A&S), and Theodore Sawruk (CETA)

Geo-Science Archaeology and History by Richard Freund (A&S) and Professor Harry Jol, Department of Geography and Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Eau Clair.                             

Complex Systems in Engineering by Patricia Mellodge (CETA), Jane Horvath (A&S), and Lou Manzione (CETA)                                     

Activist Art by T. Stores (A&S), Susan Jarvis (AUC), and Joyce Ashuntantang (Hillyer College)  

The Social and Cultural World of Jazz by Javon Jackson (The Hartt School) and Matt DeChamplain (The Hartt School)

In addition, several proposals were offered partial funding:

Out of Sight but On Our Minds: The Past, Present and Future of Civil Infrastructure by Todd Brown (CETA)

Fabrication Exploration by Julie Chen (CETA)

Arts in Healthcare by Cat Balco (Hartford Art School)

The Social Construction of Motherhood by Amanda Freeman (A&S)

Literature and History on Film by Avinoam Patt (A&S) and Amanda Walling (A&S)

Gender in Representation and Performance by Erin Striff (A&S) and Sherry Buckberrough (Hartford Art School)

Literature and Criminal Justice by Karen Tejada-Peña (Hillyer College) and Nicholas Ealy (A&S)

Gender and Popular Music: Sexuality, Identity, and Power in America’s Mainstream Gilda Lyons (The Hartt School), Robert Carl (The Hartt School), and Ken Steen (The Hartt School)

Pathways to Sustainability: A US and European Perspective by Dave Pines (CETA) and Cy Yavuzturk (CETA) 

Poets and Painters by Michele Troy (Hillyer College) and Jenni Friedman

Trials that Shaped America by Michael Robinson (Hillyer College) and Jilda Aliotta (A&S)

Science Goes to the Movies (UIST) Michael Horwitz (Hillyer College) and Stephan Bullard