Arts and Humanities
Before arriving at the University of Oregon in the fall of 2015, Beth Esponnette was living the life of a startup founder in Silicon Valley. A recent Stanford MFA graduate, she was focused on finding funding for her company, unspun, a startup seeking to revolutionize clothing manufacturing from inside a Bay Area business accelerator.
History professor Daniel Rosenberg has been awarded a $75,000 Digital Humanities Start-Up Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for his project Time Online. The project is an offshoot of his book Cartographies of Time: A History of the Timeline (Princeton Architectural Press, 2010), which was published with support from the Oregon Humanities Center. Through interactive digital models, Time Online brings old infographics to life in new electronic form.
Romance Languages professor Gina Herrmann has won a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support her work on the book “Voices of the Vanquished: Spanish Republican Women in War and Prison.” The award will allow her to spend the 2017-2018 academic year focusing on her research, an oral history project with Republican women survivors of the Spanish civil war and the Francois penitentiary system.