Marjorie Ransom

Lois Roth Award, 2001

In recognition of the contributions as a Foreign Service Officer of one of the Award’s original designers, who first met Lois in 1967 in Tehran.

Dick Davis

Persian Translation Prize, 2001

For his translation into English of the hilarious My Uncle Napoleon, by Iraj Pezeshkhzad

Anne Damour

Prix Coindreau, 2001

For her translation of The Hours, by Michael Cunningham.

Kenneth Shockley

Australian Project Support, 2001

Project on the obligations which group membership implies in different societies. A former Peace Corps volunteer in Malawi, at the time Schockley was studying philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis.


Finnish Project Support, 2001

Project exploring how Finland’s national epic, The Kalevala, was assembled over time

Douglas Geers

Norwegian Project Support, 2001

Project consisting in the composition of a large-scale, multi‐media piece for live musicians, computer music and computer-assisted puppetry. At Norway’s Technology, Acoustics and Music center (NOTAM) Geers, at the time at Columbia University, created a production of Gilgamesh.

Jennifer Mack

Swedish Project Support, 2001

Project on Swedish urban development. At the time, Mack was at MIT.

Gregory Webb

Swedish Project Support, 2001

Project on Scandinavian literature. At the time, Webb was at UCLA.

Hans Hubert

Millon Award, 2001

Research on the Florentine Palazzo Uguccioni and its Roman architectural influences, conducted at the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts.