Awards for 2010-2011

Laura Auricchio, Assistant Professor of Art History, Parsons. A $2,500 grant supported the development of Arboreal Values, a book project with Elizabeth Cook, Giulia Pacini, and Alan Liu focusing on the significance of trees in eighteenth-century discourse and experience.

Vincent Cianni, Part-Time Assistant Professor, Parsons. A $7,500 grant supported the creation of visual and oral documentation focusing on the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy and its effect on the personal lives and military careers of gay and lesbian service members.

Terra Lawson-Remer, Assistant Professor in International Affairs, NSGS/Milano and Sakiko Fukuda-Parr, Professor of International Affairs, NSGS/Milano. A $7,500 grant supported the development of the Economic and Social Rights Fulfillment Index, an interactive website to make country rankings and additional index data internationally accessible.

Douglas Morse, Part-Time Assistant Professor of Media Studies, NSGS/Milano. A $7,634 grant supported the filming of a stage production of Christopher Marlowe’s play The Jew of Malta.

Cecilia Rubino, Assistant Professor of Theater, Lang College, Eric Bradley, Part-Time Lecturer, Lang College, and Shelley Fox, Donna Karan Professor of Fashion, Parsons. A $6,250 grant supported a conference and performance marking the centennial of the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of 1911.

Sharika Thiranagama, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, NSSR. A $2,800 grant supported “The Cultural Life of Communism,” a six-week exploration of the roles of communist ideologies in the context of local and regional India.

Nadia Williams, Part-Time Lecturer, Parsons. A $7,768 grant supported a series of workshops to help Mexican women artisans improve their design and marketing skills.

Reggie Workman, Professor, Jazz and Contemporary Music, with Charles Tolliver and Richard Harper, Part-Time Faculty, Jazz and Contemporary Music. An $8,000 grant supported open auditions for the African-American Legacy Project (AALP), an orchestra/chorus co-founded by New School faculty at the Harlem School for the Arts.

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