2002-03 Faculty Offices and Grants

The Department of History at Western Michigan University supports research, scholarship and creative activities.

Offices, Editorships, etc.

Berkhofer III, Robert. Editor, The Medieval Review.

Borish, Linda. Publications Board and Book Review Editor, Journal of Sport History.

Borish, Linda. Advisory Board, Central Region Humanities Center, Ohio University, Athens, OH.

Borish, Linda. Academic Advisory Council, American Jewish Historical Society.

Borish, Linda. Editorial Board, Rethinking History: The Journal of Theory and Practice.

Brandão, J. A. Academic Director, French Michilimackinac Research and Translation Project, Mackinac State Historic Parks Board.

Brandão, J. A. Editor, Book Series, The Iroquoians and Their World, University of Nebraska Press.

Elder, E. Rozanne. Board of Direcors, Theoforum.

Elder, E. Rozanne. Editorial Director, Cistercian Publications: Texts and Studies in the Monastic Traditions, Kalamazoo, MI.

Faires, Nora. Executive Board,Immigration and Ethnic History Society.

Faires, Nora. Editorial Board, Michigan Historical Review.

Faires, Nora. Publications Committee, Labor and Working Class History Association.

Haight, Bruce. Executive Committee, Cooperative Africana Microform Project (CAMP).

Kachun, Mitch. Textbook Advisory Board Member, A Turbulent Voyage: Readings in African American Studies, ed. Floyd W. Hayes III.

Podruchny, Carolyn. Editorial Board, Papers of the Algonquian Conference / Actes du Congrès des Algonquiniste.

Sabra, Adam. Book Review Editor, Medieval Encounters.

Simon, Larry. Executive Editor. Medieval Encounters: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Culture in Confluence and Dialogue.

Simon, Larry J. Editor, Book Series, General Editor of the scholarly book series "Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World" and an editor of the series "The Medieval Mediterranean" both published by E.J. Brill Publishers in Leiden, Netherlands.

Warren, Wilson J. Board Member, Michigan Council for History Education.

Grants, Fellowships, and Honors

Brandão, José António. American Association of Canadian Studies Publication Subvention awarded for Nation Iroquoise: A Seventeenth-Century Ethnography of the Iroquois.

Brandão, José António. The Mackinac State Historic Parks Board of Michigan grant to support the Michilimackinac Research and Translation Project.

Julien, Catherine. Guggenheim Fellowship to conduct archival research for the project, "The Spanish Conquest in the Writings of the Inca Titu Cusi."

Julien, Catherine. National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for "Writing in the wake of the Cabeza de Vaca expedition to the Pantanal, 1543-45."

Podruchny, Carolyn. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Standard Research Grant. This 3-year grant will enable Podruchny to work with a team of scholars to translate, edit, annotate and publish a nineteenth-century French Ojibwe dictionary compiled by a Roman Catholic missionary.

Podruchny, Carolyn. Residential Fellowship by the American Philosophical Society (Philadelphia).

Podruchny, Carolyn. Her article "Baptizing Novices: Ritual Moments Among French Canadian Voyageurs in the Montreal Fur Trade, 1780-1821," Canadian Historical Review 83: 2 (June 2002), 165-95 was granted the Award for Best Article Appearing in Canadian Historical Review in 2002. Award announced January 2003.

Saillant, John. NEH Grant Co-Director, with Roy Finkenbine, University of Detroit, Mercy. National Endowment for the Humanities supported project, "Black Antislavery Writings to 1829."

Whaley, Gray H. Oregon Historical Society, Senior Research Fellow, 2003. Grant provides for four week in-residence fellowship in Portland, Oregon in the summer of 2003.