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Botstiber Institute For Austrian-American Studies 2010-2011 Grants

Individual/Organization

Purpose of Grant

Amount of Grant

Rudolph Agstner

To print “History of Austrian Consulates in the U.S. 1820-2010”

$4,000

Austrian Cultural Forum – NYC

Funding for a series of lectures and exhibits in New York City and other locations in the U.S.

$13,000

Campaign Digital, Inc.

Funding for an online initiative to promote cultural exchange between artists and audiences in Austria and the U.S.

$16,000

Joseph Campbell

Trip to do research on Sigmund Freud’s contribution to the book Thomas Woodrow Wilson, Twenty-Eighth President of the U.S: A Psychological Study

$5,000

Vincent Kling

Research for a book on literary translation

$6,401

Thomas Koenig

Research on the impact of exchanges under the Fulbright Program during the Cold War years (1950-1975) on Austrian- American cultural relations

$12,500

Pablo Larios & John McCusker

To produce and print second edition of “If A then B: Notes on Translation”, a dual language journal about translation

$4,800

Fatima Naqvi

For expenses related to the book, The Films of Michael Haneke

$2,600

Anna Piotrowska

Research and writing about Austrian composers in Hollywood, especially the impact of early 20th Century Viennese music on the classical Hollywood score

$12,000

Peter Roehsler

To produce a film about Lorenzo DaPonte, a Venetian Opera Librettist,  who lived in New York and promoted Mozart’s music in America

$18,850

Gerald Sommer

Funding for a multi-stage project laying the groundwork for future research on Austrian-American author Paul Elbogen

$16,500

Katja Stuckatz

Funding to complete a dissertation on Austrian poet Ernst Jandl and how he was influenced by Anglo-American modernist literature

$20,000

Kia Thurman

Trip to Austria to research Austrian and German responses to African-American classical musicians who performed in those countries in the 19th and 20th centuries

$5,303

University of Michigan –Dearborn

To permit Jacqueline Vansant to complete a book about how Austria is portrayed in US films set in Austria  between 1919 and the present

$25,000

Ronald Patrick Vaughan

To produce a documentary film about Jewish-Austrian-American composer Eric Eric Zeisl

$25,000

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