Congratulating our UC Davis NEH Award Winners

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The NEH awarded $24 million this month in grants to support 225 humanities projects nationwide. Projects range from the preservation of historic collections, to humanities exhibitions and documentaries, to scholarly research and and curriculum projects. 

The UC Davis Humanities Institute would like to heartily congratulate UC Davis 2021 National Endowment for the Humanities winners:

Gerardo Con Diaz, Associate Professor of Science and Technology Studies, won an NEH Summer Stipend in the amount of $6,000 for his project, Digital Access: Copyright Law and the Birth of the Online World Project. He will use the grant for archival research and the writing of a book on the history of Internet copyright law. Professor Diaz additionally won an Alfred P. Sloan Foundation award and a fellowship from the Smithsonian Institution to finish the book. 

Jaimey Fisher, Professor of German and Cinema & Digital Media, and Director of the Davis Humanities Institute, and David Furlow, Professor of Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior, won a Humanities Connections Planning Grant in the amount of $33,505 for their project, Groundswell at the Intersection of STEM and Humanities. This one-year planning grant will allow Professors Fisher and Furlow to develop and pilot a two-quarter sequence of co-taught interdisciplinary courses for first-year honors students.

Visit the NEH website for a full list of grant recipients.