Steinhauer Memorial Service Planned
A memorial service to honor the many contributions of the late Harry Steinhauer, professor emeritus and founding chair of the German, Slavic, and Semitic Studies Department, will be held on May
23 at 2 p.m. in Phelps 6309 (the Steinhauer Library). Last year, former colleagues helped to celebrate his 100th birthday.
HONORS & AWARDS
, professor and chair of geography, has received both a Fulbright Distinguished Scholarship from the United States government and a Leverhulme Trust award from a British foundation for the next academic year. He will pursue research in London’s City University for most of that period, breaking off in March for three months to teach a Fulbright course at the University of Trieste, in Italy.
, associate professor of dramatic art and dance, has been appointed a National Humanities Center Fellow for the coming academic year. One of only 39 new fellows from more than 500 applicants, she will research a book on South Africa’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission at the North Carolina-based private center for the humanities.
, professor of political science, will spend 2006-07 in Washington, D.C., doing book research on a senior fellowship at the U.S. Institute for Peace. He was one of seven recipients nationwide to win support from this nonpartisan, congressionally established institute for building peace.
, professor of religious studies, has won this year’s Sorbonne/Paris IV Prize for Ethnomusicology. A specialist in Arabic language and literature, he gave as part of the prize a series of lectures on the history of Andalusian music, the topic of his current research and of a book project.
, lecturer in religious studies, has published a study of nonIslamic religions and their influence in the evolution of cultures in the Middle East region in “The Fire, the Star, and the Cross: Minority Religions in Medieval and Early Modern Iran” (I.B. Tauris, London/New York, 2006).
, former project director for ENLACE in the Center for Chicano Studies, is now associate director of the Office of Academic Preparation and Equal Opportunity. She first came to UCSB in 2001 due to the ENLACE project in which she retains a supportive role.