Perry A. and Helen J. Bond Fund for Interdisciplinary Interaction List of Awards

Awards made for 2017-18

  • to Professor Margaret Beck, Anthropology, to bring two distinguished Anthropologists to campus who will be participating in the Spring 2018 UI Theme Semester;
  • to Deirdre Egan, Department of Rhetoric, for support of the 2018 Iowa City Darwin Day events which will take place on campus February 23-24, 2018;
  • to Julia Oliver Rajan, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, for support of the 5th Symposium on Spanish as a Heritage Language: Transnational Communities in the Midwest, which will take place on campus April 5-7, 2018.

Awards made for 2016-17

  • to Professor Muthu Krishnamurthy, Mathematics, Midwest Representation Theory Conference to be held on campus October 7-9, 2016;

Awards made for 2015-16

  • to Professor Steven Ungar and Professor Michael Gibisser, Cinematic Arts, to bring distinguished documentary and experimental filmmaker and artist to campus in April 2016;
  • to Professor Walid Afifi, Communication Studies, 2nd biennial Becker Conference to be held on campus October 17, 2015;
  • to Professor Joy Hayes, Communication Studies, Hale Lecture to be held on campus in October 2015;
  • Professor Rachel Marie-Crane Williams, Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies, symposium "Social Justice After Ferguson", to be held on campus October 15-16, 2015;
  • Professor Sarah Bruch, Sociology, Midwest Education Conference to be held on campus October 22-23, 2015;
  • Professor Denise Filios and Professor Ana Rodriguez Rodriguez, Spanish & Portuguese, conference "Parody, Plagiarism, Patrimony: Don Quixote in the Age of Electronic Reproduction", to be held on campus October 22-24, 2015;
  • Professor Christine Shea, Spanish & Portuguese, conference "From Signal to Words in Bilingual/Second Language Acquisition", to be held on campus March 31-April 2, 2016.
     

Awards made for 2014-15

  • to Professor Florence Boos, English, Midwest Victorian Studies Association convention held on campus April 30-May 2, 2015;
  • to Professor Judy Polumbaum, Journalism & Mass Communication, symposium (From local to global: Photojournalism in the new millenniuim), and associated exhibit held on campus April 2-3, 2015;
  • to Professor Loren Glass, English, Post45 Symposium to be held on campus November 6-7, 2015;
  • to Professor Robert Ketterer, Classics and Professor Timothy Stalter, School of Music, joint national meeting of the American Handel Society and the Society for Seventeenth-Century Studies held in Iowa City April 23-26, 2015;
  • to Professor Fred Skiff, Physics & Astronomy, symposium to celebrate the 50-year teaching career of Professor Don Gurnett to be held on campus October 16-18, 2015;
  • to Professor Rebekah Kowal, Dance, "Writing Dancing/Dancing Writing" conference held on campus November 13-16, 2014.

Awards made for 2013-14

  • to Professor Erica Prussing and Professor Jacki Rand, AINSP, to support the conference "Producing Public Intellectuals: Exploring Native American Experiences in and of the Midwest through Digital Mapping", held on campus April 2-3, 2015;
  • to Professor Sarah Bond, Department of Classics, to support the conference "Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity XI: The Transformation of Poverty, Philanthropy, and Health Care in Late Antiquity", held on campus March 26-29, 2015;
  • to Professor Tyler Priest, Department of History, to support the symposium "Energy Cultures in the Age of the Anthropocene", held  on campus March 5-7, 2015;
  • to Professor Maria J. Barbosa, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, to support the "Construing Brazil in the United States" interdisciplinary symposium held on campus October 17-18, 2014;
  • to Professor Walid Afifi, Department of Communication Studies, to support the "Samuel L. Becker Memorial Conference", held on campus February 27-March 1, 2014;
  • to Professor Jason Livingston, Department of Cinema & Comparative Literature, to support the "Iowa City International Documentary Film Festival" to be held April 17-19, 2014;
  • to Professor Sarah Kanouse, School of Art & Art History, to support the "Exuberant Politics Exhibition", held March 1-April 5, 2014.

Awards made for 2012-13

  • to Professor Maria J. Barbosa, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, to support the Eighth International Conference of the American Portuguese Studies Association, held on campus October 4-6, 2012;
  • to Professor Leslie Schwalm, Department of Gender, Women's, and Sexuality Studies, to support the symposium entitled "A World of Citizens," held on campus October 5-6, 2012;
  • to Professor Santiago Vaquera-Vasquez, Department of Spanish and Portuguese, to support "The Latino Midwest" Symposium, held on campus in November 2012;
  • to Professor Russell Ganim, World Languages, Literatures & Cultures, to support an "Adopt-a-Language Fair," held on campus November 12-16, 2012;
  • to Professor Maurine Neiman, Department of Biology, to support Iowa City Darwin Day to be held on campus February 8-9, 2013;
  • to Professor Jason Livingston, Department of Cinema and Comparative Literature, to support the "International Documentary Film Festival,) held on campus April 11-13, 2013;
  • to Professor Michael Hill, Department of African American Studies, to support the "Black History Month Reading Initiative," held in February, 2013;
  • to Professor Gregory Landini, Department of Philosophy, to support the meeting of the Bertrand Russell Society held on campus May 31-June 2, 2013;
  • to Professor Naomi Greyser, Department of Rhetoric, to support the "Affect & Inquiry Symposium" to be held on campus March 27-29, 2014.

Awards made for 2011-12

  • to Professor Robert Ketterer, Department of Classics, to support the interdisciplinary conference "Re-Creation: Musical Reception of Classical Antiquity," held on campus October 27-30, 2011;
  • to Professor Kevin Leicht, Department of Sociology, to support the summer meeting of the International Sociological Association's Social Stratification Section held on campus August 9-12, 2011;
  • to Professors Irina Kostina and William Reisinger, Division of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, to support the Caucasus as a Crossroads: Dagestan, Russia, and Regional Security symposium held on campus October 27-28, 2011;
  • to HASTAC Scholar and Doctoral Candidate Katherine Montgomery, Department of English, to support THATCamp to be held on campus March 30-April 1, 2012;
  • to Professors Jennifer Feeley and Sarah Ann Wells, Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, to support an international conference entitled "Visions of the Future: Global Science Fiction Cinema," on April 12-14, 2012;
  • to Professor Maurine Neiman, Department of Biology, to support Iowa City Darwin Day held on campus February 10-11, 2012;
  • to Professor Richard Hurtig, Communication Sciences and Disorders, to support the ASL conference "Celebrating Deaf Iowa: University and Community Perspectives," held on campus February 10-11, 2012.

Awards made for 2010-2011

  • to Professor Stephen Kuusisto, Department of English, to support the lecture presentation "Literary Writing in the Second Digital Age: Blogging, Tweeting, and the Public Square," held on our campus March 7, 2011;
  • to Editor and Chief Alison Kurth, College of Law, to support a symposium entitled "Ten Years After 9/11: Rethinking Counterterrorism," held on February 10-11, 2011;
  • to Professor Maurine Neiman, Department of Biology, to support Darwin Day 2011, held on February 11-12, 2011;
  • to Professor Jon Wilcox, Department of English, to support the annual conference of the Medieval Association of the Midwest, held on campus September 16-17, 2010.

Awards made for 2009-2010

  • to Professor Fred Boehmke, Department of Political Science, to support the 2010 meeting of the Society for Political Methodology;
  • to Professor Laura Gotkowitz, Department of History, to support the symposium on Bolivia's Constituent Assembly in April 2010;
  • to Professor Vershawn Young, Department of Rhetoric, to bring Sharon Bridgforth to Iowa City for a pair of events in April 2010;
  • to Professor Chuanren Ke, The Confucius Institute at The University of Iowa, to support the Second International Symposium on Chinese Applied Linguistics, held April 9-10, 2010 on campus;
  • to Professor Russell Valentino, Department of Cinema & Comparative Literature, to support this innovative event that will foster interdisciplinary collaboration among our MFA programs;
  • to Professors Celesta Albonetti and Robert Baller, Department of Sociology, to help support the September 11, 2009, national symposium on judicial discretion in the federal and state courts.

Awards made for 2008–2009

  • to Professor John Logsdon, Department of Biology, to support Darwin Day Celebrations;
  • to Professor Roumyana Slabakova, Department of Linguistics, and Professor Jason Rothman, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, to support a "Mind-Context Divide" workshop;
  • to Professor Toby Mordkoff and Professor Eliot Hazeltine, Department of Psychology, to support "Responding to the Source of Stimulation: An Interdisciplinary Conference in Tribute to J. Richard Simon";
  • to Professor Philip Kutzko, Department of Mathematics, to support NSF Alliance Mathematical Field of Dreams conferences;
  • to Professor John Spencer, Department of Psychology, and Professor Karla McGregor, Department of Communication, Science & Disorders, to support the Iowa Center for Developmental and Learning Sciences;
  • to Professor David Klemm, Department of Religious Studies, to support a conference on "Religion, Literature, and the Arts;" and
  • to Professor Teresa Mangum, Department of English, to support the 18th and 19th-Century British Women Writers Conference.

Awards made for 2007–2008

  • to Professors Kenneth Tse and Jeff Agrell, School of Music, to support improvisation events;
  • to Professor Barbara Eckstein, English, to support multi-disciplinary programs on the Iowa River;
  • to Professor Glen Ehrstine, German, to support a Medieval Studies Workshop;
  • to Professor Margaret Mills, Asian and Slavic Languages and Literature, to support a Japanese Food Culture Event;
  • to Professor Chuanren Ke, Confucius Institute, to support an International Symposium on Chinese Applied Linguistics;
  • to Professor David Klemm, Religious Studies, to support a conference on "Religion, Literature, and the Arts;" and
  • to Professor Alan MacVey, Division of Performing Arts, to support the "Creating the Future Project" (events will take place in 2008 -2009).

Awards made for 2006–2007

  • to Professor Glen Ehrstine, German, in support a Medieval Studies Workshop;
  • to Professor Karla MacGregor, Speech Pathology and Audiology, in support of the Iowa Center for Developmental and Learning Sciences 2007 workshop series; and
  • to Professor John Logsdon, Biology, in support of the first University of Iowa Darwin Day Celebration (event postponed until February 2008).

Awards made for 2005–2006

  • to Professor Loyce Arthur, Theatre Arts, to support a three-day workshop on Balinese Mask Performance;
  • to Professor Linda Bolton, English, in support of the visit of sculptor Barbara Grygutis to campus;
  • to Professors Ken Cmiel and Elizabeth Heineman, History, in support of a UI Center for Human Rights Conference on the History of Sexual Violence in Combat Zones;
  • to Professor Michael Lomax, Health and Sport Studies, for a symposium "Building Global Understanding of Race and Sport";
  • to Professor Russell Valentino in support of a symposium on the practice of literary translation; and
  • to Professor Vershawn Ashanti Young, Rhetoric and African American Studies, in support of the visit of Professor Ifeoma Kiddoe Nwankwo to the UI.

Awards made for 2004–2005

  • to Professor Venise Berry, Journalism and Mass Communication, for a Celebration of Black Art and Literature; and
  • to Professor Kembrew McLeod, for the forum on file-sharing and music downloading during the semester-long exploration of Intellectual Property.

Awards made for 2003–2004

  • to Professor John Finamore, Classics, in support of symposia on Roman Culture;
  • to Professor Lawrence Fritts, Music, in support of the visit of the electroaccoustic ensemble, Edison Studio;
  • to Professor Jennifer Glass, Sociology, and William Reisinger, Political Science, in support of workshops on recent innovations in the analysis of social science data;
  • to Professor Teresa Mangum, in support of the "Serious Pleasures" conference;
  • to Professor Lauren Rabinovitz, American Studies, for the lecture series, "Cultural Frameworks for Civil Liberties"; and in support of a Reception for the CIC Deans at the American Society for Ethnohistory conference.

Awards made for 2002–2003

  • to Professor J. W. O. Ballard, Biological Sciences, in support of a symposium, "Comparative Genomics: Genotype to Phenotype";
  • to Professors Jennifer Glass, Sociology and William Reisinger, Political Science, in support of joint research methodology workshops;
  • to Professor Robert Ketterer, Classics, in support of the conference "Handel in Iowa."