Research in Arts and Letters

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.

Image(l/r): Graham Greene; Ian Fleming; From Russia With Love (1st edition, 1957); Helen MacInnes
April 30, 2020

English Professor Oliver Buckton recently received a Fulbright Fellowship for his research and teaching project titled “Counterfeit Spies: The Arts ofDeception in Wartime Espionage and Post-war Spy Fiction.”

Mitchelville Art Tour
April 23, 2020

School of Communication and Multimedia Studies Professor Topher Maraffi was awarded the NEH grant to create an augmented reality tour application.

Plato's Cave (book) Rebecca Lemoine (author)
January 30, 2020

Classical antiquity has become a political battleground in recent years in debates over immigration and cultural identity-whether it is ancient sculpture, symbolism, or even philosophy. Caught in the crossfire is the legacy...

Adam Smith
January 24, 2020

A new documentary film by Adam Smith, assistant professor of multimedia studies, titled “Americaville” premiered at the 2020 Santa Barbara International Film Festival in January.

Briner-Comanche
August 16, 2019

Florida Atlantic University Ph.D. student Kathryn Pewenofkit Bridwell-Briner spent a week at the Smithsonian in Washington, D.C. in August as part of the Smithsonian’s “Recovering Voices Community Research Program.”...

Professor Valentina Martinez
September 07, 2018

FAU Anthropology professors Valentina Martinez, as Principal Investigator, and Michael Harris (co-PI) have been awarded an Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation grant from the U.S. Department of State for the project...