Adeleke receives a Fulbright Award
Tunde Adeleke, professor of history and director of the African and African American Studies program at Iowa State University, has received a 2013-2014 Fulbright Senior Scholar award. Adeleke is one of approximately 800 U.S. faculty and professionals who will travel abroad next year through the Fulbright Scholar Program to fulfill the program's mission to build mutual understanding between people of the United States and the world. Adeleke will go to Bucharest, Romania, for six months starting October 2013. He will teach classes on African American studies at the University of Bucharest and conduct research focusing on the similarities and differences between black Americans and black Europeans.
John Monroe awarded 2012-2013
Howard Foundation Fellowship
Dr. John Monroe has been awarded the prestigious George A. and Eliza Gardner Howard Foundation Fellowship (History, 2013-2014) for his application, "African Sculpture and the Invention of Primitive Art in Paris, 1918-1939." The fellowships are $30,000 grants intended to give mid-career artists and scholars time to pursue creative work and research. Each year, the grants are offered to a rotating set of scholarly disciplines and artistic fields. These competitive fellowships are awarded to only 10-12 recipients annually. The Howard Foundation Fellowship is one of only four non-residential sabbatical grants currently available for humanities scholars.
Iowa State University Architecture Professor Wins Esteemed Rome Prize
Thomas Leslie, Iowa State University Pickard Chilton Professor in Architecture, has won a prestigious 2013 Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome. Leslie won the Booth Family Rome Prize for Historic Preservation and Conservation. During his six-month fellowship in Rome, he will document, analyze and advocate for the preservation of buildings by Pier Luigi Nervi, a postwar Italian engineer and architect.
Webinars for Faculty
Some funding agencies are offering free webinars to help faculty craft
their applications and proposals. Follow these links to learn more:
Fulbright Scholar Program
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
Publisher Recognizes Design Work Commissioned by
CEAH 2009-10 programming poster designed by
The Center for Excellence in the Arts and
Humanities is proud to congratulate Iowa State University alumnus Laura
Weible, whose work will be published by John Wiley & Sons Inc. in
author Ben Hannam's book, Practice Makes Perfect: A Graphic Design
Guide to Freelance. The book is aimed at graphic design students who
wish to pursue a career in the field while concurrently achieving a degree
in graphic design.
Laura Weible, majoring in Graphic Design with a minor at the Greenlee
School of Journalism and Communication, was a junior at the time of
poster design for the Center. She now works fulltime as a graphic designer
for Populous, a sports architecture firm based in Kansas City, MO.
Grant Forward Funding
CLOSED for 2013