Year: 2009

Mark McKnight

Photographic project on Finland’s bee populations and honey farmers

Deborah Turner

Project on orally-based information practices in Finnish information institutions. Turner holds a PhD from the University of Washington.

Sarah Salman

PhD research on the responses of American immigrant communities to 9/11, towards a doctorate at City University of New York

Rolf Steier

Project entitled “Designing for Learning,” which addresses the role that mobile telephone technologies play in children’s learning in public spaces. At the time, Steier was building on a Master’s degree from Stanford University.

Emma Abby

Project on environmental studies and sustainability science at Lund University

Sozopol Fiction Seminar, 2009

Fellows: Jeremiah Chamberlin, Alexandra Chaushova, Evgeni Cherepov, Maria Doneva, Yanitza Radeva, Lana Santoni, Kodi Scheer, Alexander Shpatov, Maya Sloan, Steven Wingate

Margaret Haines

Research in the Italian Architectural Drawings and Photographic Collection to further work on a digital archive of documents being developed in Florence on the building of Brunelleschi’s cupola for Santa Maria del Fiore.

Joshua Coene

Travel funds for research on changes in penal policy and practices in New South Wales over the last four decades.

Abigail Sebaly

Project on dance forms and dance education. Sebaly, a Merce Cunnigham dancer and graduate of the University of Michigan, is now at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, continuing her research into methods of curating contemporary dance.

Thea Augustina Eck

Mixed-media arts project on the collision between Danish, Greenlandic and Arctic cultures in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Yordan Kosturkov

For the translation of The Messiah of Stockholm, by Cynthia Ozick.

Mohammad Ghanooparvar

For his book entitled Translating the Garden (Univ of Texas Press), coupling the difficult work of Shahrokh Meskoob (Dialogue in the Garden) with a companion essay on translation.

France Camus‐Pichon

For her translations of Orphans and The Dead Fish Museum (Albin), both by Charles d’Ambrosio.