Announcing the 2020-21 Centers + Institutes Grants Recipients

December 22, 2020

Announcing the 2020-21 Centers + Institutes Grants Recipients

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The Global Arts + Humanities Discovery Theme is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2020-2021 Centers + Institutes Grants competition.

This funding enhances the university’s capacity for cross-disciplinary research, creative expression, teaching and outreach by newly building on centers’ and institutes’ existing strengths to foreground the transformative role of the arts and humanities in the twenty-first century.


2020-2021 Award Recipients

(To learn more about these projects, visit our Center and Institutes research page)

 

Center Grants ($5,000-$50,000)

  • Advancing IR on-Demand
    Collaborators: Kay Halasek (English) Melinda Rhodes-DiSalvo (Michael V. Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning), David Sovic (Michael V. Drake Institute for Teaching and Learning), Joy Balta (College of Medicine)
  • Building Capacity for the Internship Program at the Wexner Center for the Arts
    Collaborators: Johanna Burton (Wexner Center for the Arts), Dionne Custer Edwards (Wexner Center for the Arts), Karen Simonian (Wexner Center for the Arts), Alana Ryder (Wexner Center for the Arts)
  • Hiphop Studies in Queer Black Feminism Conference
    Collaborators: Larry Williamson Jr. (Hale Black Cultural Center), Elaine Richardson (Teaching and Learning)
  • Revisioning Folklore Studies in the Academy and the Public Square
    Collaborators: Katherine Borland (Center for Folklore Studies), American Folklore Society
     

Collaborative Center Grants ($50,000-$150,000)

  • Archiving Black Performance: Memory, Embodiment and Stages of Being
    Collaborators:
    Adélékè Adéèḳo (AAAS), Nadine George Graves (Dance), Valarie Williams (Dance), Larry Williamson Jr. (Hale Black Cultural Center), Crystal Perkins (Dance)
  • Building Anti-Racist Ohio
    Collaborators:
    Namiko Kunimoto (Center of Ethnic Studies), Jian Neo Chen (Asian American Studies), Christine Ballengee Morris (American Indian Studies), Inés Valdez (Latino/a Studies)
  • Environmental and Social Justice Arts and Humanities
    Collaborators:
    Beverly Vandiver (Kirwin Institute), Elena Irwin (Sustainability Institute), Casey Hoy (InFACT), Piers Norris Turner (Center for Ethics and Human Values), John Brooke (Center for Historical Research), Rick Livingston (Humanities Institute)
  • K’acha Willaykuna
    Collaborators:
    Scott Schwenter (Center for Latin American Studies), Maria Palazzi (AACAD)
  • Toward a Digital Humanities Support Network
    Collaborators:
    Maria Palazzi (ACCAD), David Staley (Humanities Institute), Leigh Bonds (Digital Humanities Librarian), Matt Lewis (Design/ACCAD/TDAI)
  • Toward Truth and Reconciliation: Present-Day Indigenous Peoples in Ohio
    Collaborators:
    John N. Low (Newark Earthworks Center), Marti Chaatsmith (Newark Earthworks Center), Stephen Gavazzi (Human Sciences), Casey Hoy (InFACT), Brian Snyder (InFACT), Rick Livingston (Humanities Institute)
     

Summer Institute Grants ($5,000-$15,000)

  • GAHDT Fellows at the DMAC Institute
    Collaborators:
    Scott Lloyd DeWitt (English), John Jones (English), Liz Miller (PhD Candidate in English) 
  • Global and Popular Music Summer Youth Camp
    Collaborators:
    Richard Palese (Music), Eugenia Costa-Giomi (Music) 
  • Ohio State to Community Dance-Intensive Pipeline
    Collaborators:
    Nyama McCarthy-Brown (Dance)