Jean Manes

Lois Roth Award, 2005

In recognition of her work in Montevideo. Manes also participated in a broadcast on the Lois Roth Award on the Voice of America Spanish.

Orna Blum

Lois Roth Award, Honorable Mention, 2005

Julie Scott Meisami

Persian Translation Prize, 2005

For her translation of Haft Paykar (Oxford Press), a medieval Persian romance written by Nizami of Ganja, who died around 1209.

Marie‐Claude Pasquier

Prix Coindreau, 2005

For her translation of The Piano Tuner, by Daniel Mason.

Bethany Usher

Danish Project Support, 2005

Project on how the cemetery of Tirup conveys information about medieval social organization. At the time, anthropologist Usher was at SUNY Potsdam.

Jennifer Hartel

Finnish Project Support, 2005

Project on how the knowledge domains related to hobbies are built into library systems. At the time, Hartel was at UCLA.

Patty Huang

Finnish Project Support, 2005

Project on computer simulations of spaces for musical performances. At the time, acoustical engineer Huang was at Stanford University.

Venu Nadella

Finnish Project Support, 2005

Project on language and ethnic dynamics in Helsinki. At the time, Nadella was at Harvard University.

Blake Boulerice

Norwegian Project Support, 2005

Project on Old Norse philology, exploring this language that is a key component in the development of Germanic languages and provides a window into medieval history. At the time, linguist Boulerice was at Harvard University.

Elise Carlson

Swedish Project Support, 2005

Project on the experience of Kurdish women in Sweden.