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Grant Archives - Asia | 2007

Responsive Grants - 2007

American Council of Learned Societies , New York, NY—For renewal of an individual fellowship program through the Luce Initiative on East and Southeast Asian Archaeology and Early History. A one-year grant of $450,000.

American Studies Association, Washington, DC—To support attendance of scholars from East and Southeast Asia at the ASA's annual meetings. A one-time grant of $20,000.

Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA—For the exhibition and catalogue Power and Glory: Court Arts of China's Ming Dynasty. A one-year grant of $150,000.

Asian Cultural Council, New York, NY—For a program for American artists and museum professionals in Asia. A three-year grant of $300,000.

Associated Colleges of the South , Atlanta, GA—For a Chinese studies initiative. A three-year grant of $490,000.

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC—For a U.S.-China project on energy security and climate change. A three-year grant of $330,000.

Committee of 100, New York, NY—To support public opinion surveys of American and Chinese attitudes toward each other. A one-time grant of $30,000.

East Asia Institute, Seoul, Korea—Renewed support for a program to strengthen academic links between East Asia and the United States. A three-year grant of $180,000.

F.Y. Chang Foundation, Washington, DC—For an American studies initiative in China through the US-China Education Trust program. A one-time grant of $29,000.

Filmmakers Collaborative Incorporated, Waltham, MA—For the Ambrica Productions film Making It, a television documentary about China's Generation X. A one-year grant of $200,000.

Hamilton College, Clinton, NY—For advanced language study through the Associated Colleges in China program. A three-year grant of $300,000.

High Museum of Art , Atlanta, GA—For the exhibition The First Emperor: China's Terracotta Army. A one-year grant of $150,000.

Inter-American Dialogue, Washington, DC—For a project on China-Latin America relations. A two-year grant of $160,000.

International Student Conferences , Washington, DC—To assist with the launch of the Korea-America Student Conference with support for a staff position to help organize and implement the new program. A one-time grant of $30,000.

Japan Society, New York, NY—For a public symposium and retreat under the auspices of the U.S.-Japan Innovators Project. A one-time grant of $30,000.

The Korea Society, New York, NY—For a project on U.S.-South Korea relations, organized in cooperation with Stanford University's Asia-Pacific Research Center. A one-time grant of $30,000.

National Committee on American Foreign Policy, New York, NY—For policy dialogues on Northeast Asia Security issues. A two-year grant of $250,000.

Queens Library Foundation , Jamaica, NY—For Asian materials and programming for the International Resource Center. A three-year grant of $100,000.

Rubin Museum of Art, New York, NY—For Bon: The Magic Word, an exhibition and catalogue on the Bon religious tradition of Tibet and the Himalayas. A one-year grant of $150,000.

Stanford University, Stanford, CA—For a project on disarmament and peace on the Korean peninsula. A one-time grant of $30,000.

University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA—Renewed support for a digital atlas of China's religions. A three-year grant of $300,000.

University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI—To support scholarships for undergraduate students to attend the Southeast Asian Studies Summer Institute. A three-year grant of $300,000.

Volunteers in Asia (VIA), San Francisco, CA—For an expanded program in mainland Southeast Asia. A three-year grant of $210,000.

The WBUR Group, Boston University, Boston, MA—For a week-long broadcast of the program On Point live from Shanghai. A one-time grant of $30,000.

Luce Archaeology Initiative Grants - 2007

Collaborative Research

University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada—Human and Social Dynamics of Early Bronze Age China: An Interdisciplinary Program. (A three-year grant of $240,000.)
University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA—Understanding Lifeways and Biocultural Diversity in Prehistoric Japan. (A three-year grant of $275,000.)
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL—Research Project on Early Chinese Excavated Texts. (A three-year grant of $275,000.)

New Faculty Position and Related Programming

University of Hawai’i Foundation, Honolulu, HI —Building and Maintaining Contacts: Enhancing Asian Archaeology, Training and Research at the University of Hawai’I at Manoa. (A four-year grant of $500,000.)
University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario,Canada—Tenure-stream position in East Asian Archaeology. (A three-year grant of $475,000.)

Postdoctoral Fellowships (North America)

Bellezza, John—Visiting Scholar, Pre-Buddhist Cultural History, University of Virginia
A Comprehensive Survey of Pre-Buddhist Monuments and Rock Art in the Tibetan Upland
Hendrickson, Mitchel—Postdoctoral Fellow, Archaeology, University of Calgary
Angkorian Dharmasala Project: Research on Medieval Southeast Asian Transport Infrastructure
Li, Feng—Assistant Professor, Early Chinese Cultural History, Columbia University
Changes in the Socioeconomic Structure of the Bronze-Age Society in the Multicultural Environment on the South Shore of the Bohai Sea
Peterson, Christian—Teaching Fellow, Anthropological Archaeology, Washington University in St. Louis
Activity and Process in the Formation of Hongshan Period Chiefly Communities: Collaborative First Stage Field Research in Liaoning Province, PRC
Williams, Crispin—Assistant Professor, Chinese Language and Culture, University of Kansas
Written on stone, sanctioned by spirits: the Wenxian covenant texts promise new insights into China's early history
Yang, Dongya—Assistant Professor, Molecular Archaeology, Ancient DNA, & Physical Anthropology, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Molecular Archaeology: Archaeology-Oriented Ancient DNA Research in China

Dissertation Fellowships (North America)

Acabado, Stephen—Doctoral Candidate, Anthropological Archaeology, University of Hawai'I at Manoa
An historical ecological investigation of Ifugao irrigated terraced-rice agriculture and social organization
Green, Debra—Doctoral Candidate, Archaeology, University of Illinois, Chicago
Late Holocene Geoarchaeology in the Bais-Tanjay River Basin: Landscape Change and Subsistence Strategies of Prehispanic Societies on the Negros Oriental, Philippines
Guo, Jue—Doctoral Candidate, Early Chinese History, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Reconstructing Fourth Century B.C.E. Chu Religious Practices: Divination, Sacrifice, Prayer, and Medicine in the Newly Excavated Baoshan Manuscripts
Kim, Nam—Doctoral Candidate, Archaeology, University of Illinois, Chicago
Collaborative Archaeological Investigation of Fortification Features at Co Loa
Miller, Bryan—Doctoral Candidate, Archaeology and History, University of Pennsylvania
Mapping Nomadic Cultures: Material Definitions of the "Xiongnu" Confederacy
Niziolek, Lisa—Doctoral Candidate, Archaeology, University of Illinois, Chicago
Pottery Production in a Prehispanic Philippine Polity: An Archaeological/Geochemical Study
Zhang, Zhaoyang—Doctoral Candidate, Legal History, University of California, Berkeley
Civil Law in Early China: the Law, Ritual, and Family

Study and Research Fellowships (East/Southeast Asia)

Arif, Johan—Lecturer, Bio-Anthropology and Zoo-Archaeology, Institute of Technology Bandung, Indonesia
Reconstruction of Paleoenvironment of Trinil HK and Kedung Brubus Faunas in Sangiran, Central Java, Indonesia
Fang, Hui—Professor, Archaeology, Shandong University, China
Ceramic Analysis and Social Changes in Early State of China: A Case Study of Daxinzhuang Site, Shandong
He, Yuling—Assistant Research Fellow, Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China
Ethnogenesis and Urbanization of Late Shang in Anyang
Lee, Gyoung-Ah—Researcher, Archaeology, Paleoethnobotany, Seoul National University, South Korea
Paleoethnobotanical Study on Early Agriculture in the Yiluo Valley, North China: Comparative Approach in Northeast Asia
Ma, Xiaolin—Vice-Director, Zooarchaeology, Henan Provincial Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology, China
Subsistence Economy at a Craft Production Center in the Yiluo Valley of Central China
Tang, Jigen—Professor, Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, China
A Collaborative Study of the Archaeological Materials from the "Early Shang Civilization Project" in Shangqiu, Henan, PRC
Trinh, Sinh Van—Department Head, Archaeology, Institute of Archaeology, Vietnam
Comparative Study of Bronze Artifacts from the Archaeological Sites of the Metal Age in Vietnam and East Asia
Yang, Jianhua—Professor, Archaeology, Jilin University, China
Collaborative Study with Professor Linduff of Cultural, Political, Gendered, and Economic Identity from New and Previous Evidence from Inner Mongolia During the Warring States
Zhang, Xiaoling—Doctoral Candidate, Prehistoric Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IVPP), China
Lithic Use-Wear Analysis of Chinese Upper Paleolithic Lithic Artifacts in Comparison with North American Paleo-Indian Stone Tool Assemblages

Summer Field School Scholarships (East/Southeast Asia)

Jeong, Yuang-Seung—Graduate Student, Physical Anthropology, Paleopathology, Forensic Osteology, Seoul National University, South Korea
Forensic Anthropology Center, University of Tennessee
Jumprom, Preeyanuch—Archaeologist, Prehistory-History, The 1st Regional Office of Fine Arts, Thailand
SMU Archaeological Field School, Summer 2007 (Southern Methodist University)
Krajaejun, Pipad—Research Assistant, Prehistory, Highland Archaeology Project, Pan Mapha, Thailand
SMU Archaeological Field School, Summer 2007 (Southern Methodist University)
Petch-u-dom, Warangkana—Curator, Art History, Museology, Uthong National Museum, Ministry of Culture, Thailand
Maritime Archaeological Field School at the University of West Florida
Wangthongchaicharoen, Naruphol—Research Assistant, Physical Anthropology & Bio-Archaeology, Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn Anthropological Center, Thailand
Paleoanthropology Field School in South Africa, Duke University, Durham

Translation Grants (East/Southeast Asia)

Tran, Ky-Phuong—Senior Researcher, History of Art, Vietnam Association of Ethnic Minorities' Culture & Arts, Vietnam
A Translation of the Book "The Ancient Khmer Empire" by Lawrence Palmer Briggs into Vietnamese language

Advanced Training Grants (East/Southeast Asia)

Woo, Eun-Jin—Research Assistant, Physical Anthropology; Paleopathology; Paleodemography, Seoul National University, South Korea
The Measurement of Health Using Skeletal Data: To a Bioanthropological Investigation in the Im-Dang Site in Kyungsan, Korea

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