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The Institute for the Liberal Arts

Major Grant Awards

institute for the liberal arts

Academic Year 2016-2017

Anjali Vats, Communucation
with Alfred Yen, Law School; Martin Summers, History

Conference on Critical Race Intellectual Property • $33,250

Ling Zhang, History
with David Mozina, Theology

New Englange Regional Conference for the Association of Asian Studies • $25,000

Prasannan Parthasarathi, History
with Ling Zhang, History; Penelope Ismay, History; Robin Fleming, History; Juliet Schor, Sociology; Brian Gareau, Sociology; Susanto Basu, Economics; Peter IrelandEconomics
Conference on Economic History in the Anthropocene • $22,911

Gustavo Morello, Sociology
with James Keenan, Jesuit Institute; Ernesto Livon-Grosman, Romance Languages & Literature 

Funding for a program focused on religion in Latin America • $17,050

Peter Krause, Political Science
with Ali Banuazizi, Political Science; Kathy Bailey, Political Science

Funding for the Northeast Middle East Politics Working Group • $16,850

Andrew Prevot, Theology
with Vincent Lloyd, Syracuse University, Department of Religion; M. Shawn Copeland, Theology

Symposium on Antiblackness and Christian Ethics • $13,328

Cynthia Simmons, Eastern European Studies
Funding for the speaker series "Faith Communities: Fostering Civil Society During/After Conflict • $13,250

Nancy Netzer, Fine Arts 
Three-day symposium "Beyond Words: Illuminated Manuscripts in Boston Collections" • $12,000

Kristin Heyer, Theology
Conference on public theology in honor of Professor David Hollenbach • $10,873

James Keenan, Jesuit Institute
with Christopher Staysniak, Graduate Student

Interdisciplinary conference on "Catholic Peacemaking: Creative Responses to the Globalization of Indifference" • $8,450

Joseph Nugent, English
with Stephanie Leone, Fine Arts; Robin Fleming, History

One-day colloquium on 3-D imaging and immersive technology • $8,420

Vanessa Rumble, Philosophy
One-day workshop on love, loss and transference in Lacan. • $7,675

Yonder Gillihan, Theology
Funding for the second year of the Maccabees Project Dialogue Series • $6,400

Gasson Tower
A speaker addresses the crowd at an Afghanistan After 2014 event
Flowers on the Boston College campus planted in the shape of the letters B and C
A seminar takes place in the ILA building at 10 Stone Ave