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The University of Iowa College of Liberal Arts and Sciences recently announced the recipients of the Marcus Bach Fellowships for Graduate Students in the Humanities for 2012-13.
Lynne Larsen, Ph.D. candidate in the School of Art and Art History, will complete her dissertation, “The Royal Palace of Dahomey: Symbol of a Transforming Nation.” Her dissertation director is Christopher Roy, Elizabeth M. Stanley Faculty Fellow of African Art History and professor of art history.
Anna Stenson Newnum, Ph.D. candidate in English, will complete her dissertation, “The Poetry of Religion and the Prose of Life: The Path from Evangelicalism to Immanence in British Women's Religious Poetry and Prose, 1935-1925.” Her dissertation director is Florence Boos, professor of English.
Bach Fellowships are awarded by the college to support the completion of a master of fine arts thesis project or a doctoral dissertation. The fellowship's goal is to foster intercultural communication and/or the understanding of diverse philosophies and religious perspectives. For 2012-13, each award will provide a semester of support in the form of an $8,122 fellowship and an $878 tuition and fees scholarship.
Full information about the fund is available at clas.uiowa.edu/students/marcus-bach-graduate-fellowships. A call for applications for 2013-14 will be made fall 2012.