Grants Program

Recipients: 2012-2013

Sabbatical Grants
  • Alan Mikhail (Yale University)
    - "The Animal in Ottoman Egypt"
  • Brett Wilson (MacAlester College)
    - "Printing and Translating the Qur'an Late Ottoman and Modern Turkey"
Post-Doctoral Summer Travel Grants
  • Birsen Bulmuş (Appalachian State University)
    - "The History of Plague and Syphilis in the Ottoman Empire"
  • Perin Gurel (Dickinson College)
    - "LGBT Alliances and Contentions in Contemporary Turkey"
  • Jens Kreinath (Wichita State University)
    - "Cultures of Inter-religiosity in Hatay"
  • Kaya Şahin (Tulane University)
    - "Politics of Performance in an Early Modern Empire: Ottoman Imperial Ceremonies Under Suleiman the Magnificent (1520-1566)"
Dissertation Writing Grants
  • Joakim Parslow (University of Washington)
    - "Law on the Barricades: The Politics of Exceptional Justice in Turkey and Egypt, 1950-1990"
  • Bridget Purcell (Princeton University)
    - "Restoring Faith in the Republic"
Summer Language Grants
  • Elise Burton (Harvard University)
    - Intensive Summer Turkish Language Program at İstanbul University
  • August Cohn-Thomas (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
    - Harvard-Koc Intensive Ottoman and Turkish Summer School
  • Nick Danforth (Georgetown University)
    - Cunda Intensive Ottoman Turkish Summer School
  • Michael Christopher Low (Columbia University)
    - Intensive Ottoman Palography Program at Yildiz Technical University
  • Emily Neumeier (University of Pennsylvania)
    - Intensive Ottoman Turkish Summer Program at Yildiz Technical University
  • Alexander Schweig (University of Arizona)
    - Cunda Intensive Ottoman Turkish Summer School
  • Nir Shafir (UCLA)
    - Intensive Ottoman Turkish Summer Language Program at Koc Univeristy
Library Grants
  • Baruch College CUNY
    - "Acquisition of a Circulating Collection of Books in Turkish History"
  • Michigan State University
    - "Acquisition of Turkish Comics to Michigan State University Comic Arts Collection"
  • South Dakota State University
    - "Acquisition of a Collection of Books on Art, Art History, Architecture and Textiles"
Conference Grants
  • Uli Schamiloglu (American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages)
    - "The Graduate Student Pre-Conference in Turkish and Turkic Studies"
  • David Cuthell (Columbia University)
    - "Contemporary Turkey and the Women Who Shape It"
Matching Seed Turkish Language Grants
  • Lucia Volk (San Francisco State University)
Publication Grants
  • Kimberly Hart (Buffalo State College)
    - "And Then We Work for God: Rural Sunni Islam in Western Turkey"
  • Sumru Krody (Textile Museum)
    - "The Sultan's Garden: The Blossoming of Ottoman Art"
  • Kemal Karpat (International Journal of Turkish Studies)
    - International Journal of Turkish Studies,; Vol. 18 (2012)
Teaching Aid Grant
  • David Cuthell (Columbia University)
    - "Updating and Annotating the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines for Turkish"

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