Jawid Mojadeddi

Persian Translation Prize, 2006

For his translation of the first volume of the Masnavi, by Jalal al‐Din Rumi. Oxford’s Mojadeddi brings scholarly rigor to this translation of the first of six volumes by a classic poet who has not always been well served by translators.

Joel Agee

MLA-Roth Award, 2006

For his translation of Hans Erich Nossack’s The End: Hamburg 1943, available in a beautifully-designed edition of the haunting text on the destruction of the German port city.

Antoine Cazé

Prix Coindreau, 2006

For his translations of A Box of Matches and The Size of Thoughts, both by Nicholson Baker.

Thor Mednick

Danish Project Support, 2006

Project on nationalism in Danish art around the turn of the last century. While in Denmark, Mednick also taught at the University of Copenhagen and presented a paper in Stockholm.

Kjerstin Moody

Finnish Project Support, 2006

Project on contemporary Finnish literature and poetry

Michael Jakab

Finnish Project Support, 2006

Project entitled “Mobile Narratives,” a graphic design and video project involving a series of “micro-movies” on contemporary Finnish culture.

Michelle Menzies

New Zealand Project Support, 2006

Studies in cultural studies and interdisciplinary theory at the University of Chicago

Hannah Gerrard

New Zealand Project Support, 2006

Studies in rhetoric, composition, literary theory and pedagogy at the University of Pittsburgh

Robert Strand

Norwegian Project Support, 2006

Project on global business ethics. Upon his return, Strand wrote, from his base at the University of Minnesota’s Business School: “In Norway as a Fulbrighter … I was helped by the Roth Endowment to regionalize my research. In companies like Nokia in Finland and Novo Nordisk in Denmark I explored different [corporate] approaches to responsibility.”

Garrett Bucks

Swedish Project Support, 2006

Project on the “Swedish Model” of international development and approach to poverty in a globalized world. His Roth Endowment award allowed Bucks to travel to Tanzania to observe Swedish projects there.