2012 Special Events Award Winners

We are proud to announce the recipients and proposals that were accepted for the 2012 Imagine Fund Special Events Awards. 13 awards representing $91,000 were made in January, 2012, for the 2012 academic year.

Event TitleLead ApplicantDepartment and CollegeUniversity of Minnesota Campus
Burning the Sea: Clandestine Migrations in the Age of Globalization Hakim Abderrezak Department of French and Italian
— College of Liberal Arts
Twin Cities
The Future of Ethnic Media: Hmong and Native Perspectives across North  America David Beard Department of Writing Studies Duluth
A Miracle: a University/Community Collaboration Lisa Channer Department of Theatre Arts and Dance
— College of Liberal Arts
Twin Cities
The Betrayal of the Humanities: The University During the Third Reich Bruno Chaouat & Bernard M. Levinson (Berman Family Chair of Jewish Studies and Hebrew Bible) Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
— College of Liberal Arts
Twin Cities
A Visit from Sound Poet Jaap Blonk Maria Damon Department of English
— College of Liberal Arts
Twin Cities
A Dakota Place Rebecca Krinke Department of Landscape Architecture
— College of Design
Twin Cities
Envisioning the Future of Chicano Studies at the University of Minnesota Louis Mendoza Department of Chicano Studies
— College of Liberal Arts
Twin Cities
Bernice Johnson Reagon Keynote for Black Environmental Thought Conference Phyllis Messenger on behalf of Rose Brewer Institute for Advanced Study Twin Cities
Prairie Gate Literary Festival Brook Miller Department of English Morris
Forty Years of Latin American Collective and Political Theater Luis Ramos-Garcia Department of Spanish and Portuguese
— College of Liberal Arts
Twin Cities
Scent of Fresh Ink Thomas Rose Department of Art
— College of Liberal Arts
Twin Cities
Sacred Space, Contested Terrain (Exhibition at Katherine E. Nash Gallery, Department of Art, and related academic and symposium programming) Ozayr Saloojee School of Architecture
— College of Design
Twin Cities
Japanese Tea Ceremony Performance and Bamboo Carving Workshop Polly Szatrowski Institute of Linguistics
— College of Liberal Arts
Twin Cities

Key Dates

06/19/2017

AHD Chair Position: Application now open

09/18/2017

Annual Faculty Award: Application period begins

09/18/2017

Special Events: Round 1 Application Period Begins