Research in Arts and Letters

School of Architecture Leads Initiative to Mass Produce PPE
July 09, 2020

Community Foundation of Broward Grant will allow Jeffrey Huber, AIA, Interim Director of the School of Architecture, and faculty to mass produce face shields

Images (l/r): Alka Sapat, Ph.D.; Book cover of “Coming Home After Disaster: Multiple Dimensions of Housing Recovery,” edited by Alka Sapat; Ann-Margaret Esnard
July 02, 2020

Alka Sapat, Ph.D., director of theSchool of Public Administration, is the lead Principal Investigator on this NSF Rapid Response Research Study

Images (l/r): Kelly J. Shannon; Book cover of “U.S. Foreign Policy and Muslim Women’s Human Rights” (2018);
June 25, 2020

Kelly J. Shannon, Associate Professor of History has been appointed the new director of FAU’s Peace, Justice, and Human Rights Initiative (PJHR)

Images (l/r): Book cover of “Jewfish;” Andrew Furman
June 18, 2020

This new novel shines a light on the environmental issues facing south Florida and the planet

Image (L/R): (book cover detail) “Unstable Masks Whiteness and American Superhero Comics,” edited by Sean Guynes and Martin Lund, The Ohio State University Press, January 2020; Sika A. Dagbovie-Mullins; Eric L. Berlatsky; (book cover detail) “Ms. Marvel’s America No Normal,” Edited by Jessica Baldanzi & Hussein Rashid, University of Mississippi Press, February 2020
June 11, 2020

The intersection of superheroes in comic books, racial politics, the politics of racial mixing and racial mixedness

Image: 2019 Summer Band Camp performance
June 04, 2020

The Department of Music received the Impact 100 Palm Beach County’s Arts, Culture and Historic Preservation Grant.

Images (l/r): Book cover of “The Chemical Philosophy of Robert Boyle: Mechanicism, Chymical Atoms, and Emergence,” Oxford University Press; Marina Banchetti, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy.
May 28, 2020

The Department of Philosophy is pleased to announce that each of its faculty members has a book to be released or under contract to be completed this year.

Images (l/r): European Union Flag; La Pietra di Ca’Vendramin book cover; Ilaria Serra with Italian American writer Adriana Trigiani, whose novels are the topic of a forthcoming book chapter by Serra
May 21, 2020

Ilaria Serra, the 2020 FAU Associate Professor Scholar of the Year, recently received a faculty curriculum development grant from the EU-Jean Monnet Center of Excellence at Florida International University (FIU)

Tangled Roots: Florida’s Revolving Empires and the Opportunities of Changing Borders, 1760-1830
May 14, 2020

The grant will support archival research for his project “Tangled Roots: Florida’s Revolving Empires and the Opportunities of Changing Borders, 1760-1830.”

Florence Arquin Slides
May 07, 2020

Emily Fenichel and Camila Afanador-Llach, faculty in FAU’s Department of Visual Arts and Art History, recently received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for $231,588.