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Thirteen Professors Receive Imagine Fund Awards

Posted by Jenna Ray on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013


Thirteen University of Minnesota, Morris professors received all-University 2013 Imagine Fund Awards. Supported by a grant from the McKnight Foundation, the Imagine Fund is a unique system-wide program that supports projects in the arts, humanities, and design at the University of Minnesota. A total of 130 grants of $5,000 each were awarded.

Morris campus recipients and projects

Stacey Aronson, Spanish, Broadsides in Seventeenth-Century Spanish Literature

Viktor Berberi, humanities, Albanian Voices in Italian Literature

Sheri Breen, political science, Native American seeds: Understandings of Possession

Sarah Buchanan, French, Quand la magie rencontre l’image: Destin et lutte dans Quand les étoiles rencontrent la mer

Mark Collier, philosophy, Hume's Experimental Philosophy: A Comprehensive Evaluation
Dan Demetriou, philosophy, The Evolutionary Origins of Honor in Play

Julie Eckerle, English, Women's Letters in Trinity College's Archbishop King Collection
Chrissy Kolaya, English, Coal, Steel: A Novel of Immigration
Michael Lackey, English, The American Biographical Novel

Jessica Larson, studio art, Equipment Purchase: Husqvarna Designer Diamond Deluxe Machine
Tracy Otten, studio art, Printmaking Equipment

Elaine Nelson, history, Woman of the Bird Clan: The Life & Writings of Eunice Woodhull Stabler, Omaha Indian Woman
Marynel Ryan Van Zee, history, Virtue and Vice in Amsterdam: from the Golden Age to the Global Age

More information on all Imagine Fund programs can be found online.