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Botstiber Institute For Austrian-American Studies 2011-2012 Grants

Individual/Organization

Purpose of Grant

Amount of Grant

Academic Association at the University of Vienna

Funding for archival research in New York on the early history of the International Atomic Energy Agency (1947-1957)

$5,315

Argento New Music Project

Funding for a DVD documentary and web media of performances and discussions with Austrian composers in the U.S.

$20,500

Austrian-American Educational Commission (Fulbright Commission)

Funding for Fulbright-Botstiber Visiting Professors in Austrian-American Studies

$120,000

Austrian Cultural Forum – NYC

Funding for a translation prize ceremony

$5,000

Anette Baldauf

The Gruen Project – funding for translation and editing of Victor Gruen’s autobiography

$16,000

Elizabeth Danto

Funding to assemble archival documentation of Josef Friedjung’s innovations in child welfare

$4,000

Tamara Ehs

Funding for travel to the U.S. to do research on the subject of the Frankfurter Kelsen Debate

$3,876

Alys George

Funding for archival research and writing about the transatlantic axis of Austrian and American literary and artistic modernism centered on the literary magazine The Dial

$8,983

Michael LeMahieu

Funding for travel to do archival research on the influence and erasure of logical positivist philosophy

$2,500

Heather Morrison

Funding for research on five Austrians who came to America in the 18th Century and the trajectories of their lives after they separated

$16,273

Helga Schreckenberger

Funding for research on Salka Viertel’s experience in Hollywood

$2,000

Simon Walsh

Funding for research to explore the American occupation’s role in fostering the postwar image of Austria as “The Land of Music”

$4,970

Tara Zahra Funding for research on the effects of emigration from Eastern Europe to the U.S. and Western Europe

$6,583

 

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