Dr. Heather Shirey, Associate Professor at the University of St. Thomas, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, received a Fulbright-Terra Foundation Award to teach at Tsinghua University, in Beijing, China, in the spring of 2016.
Dr. Heather Shirey, Associate Professor at the University of St. Thomas, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, received a Fulbright-Terra Foundation Award to teach at Tsinghua University, in Beijing, China, in the spring of 2016.

Fulbright-Terra Foundation Awards in the History of American Art in China & Europe

The Terra Foundation supports opportunities to teach American art history in China, at Tsinghua University and Peking University, and in a European country (excepting France, Germany, and England). The awards to teach in China target US scholars at the assistant professor level or higher, with a minimum of five years of university-level teaching experience. The awards to teach in Europe are open to US scholars of all levels.

These awards are administered by Fulbright Scholar Program. For more information about deadlines, eligibility, application procedures, and funding, please visit the Fulbright Scholar Program website:
http://catalog.cies.org/searchResults.aspx?kw=terra+foundation

Fulbright-Terra Foundation Award Recipients

2016–2017

Jo Anna Isaak, Professor, Fordham University
Project title: “The Greening of the Avant-garde: American Art and Environmental Reform”
Location: University of Rome III, Italy

Jason Weems, Associate Professor, University of California, Riverside
Project title: “Integrating the Arts of the Americas; Inventing the Americas: Art, Archaeology and the Modern Making of a Pre-Columbian Past”
Location: University of Alcala de Henares, Spain

Judy Bullington, Professor, Belmont University
Project title: “Likenesses & Emblems in Early American Portraiture; Garden Motifs in 18th C. Transatlantic Art”
Location: University of St. Andrews, United Kingdom

2015–2016

Erika Schneider, Associate Professor, Framingham State University
Project title: “Identity Performance: Artist Representation in America and the Netherlands”
Location: Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands

Karen Shelby, Assistant Professor, Baruch College, The City University of New York
Project title: “Does Art of the US Really Only Begin After WWII? American Art in Belgian Museums”
Location: Ghent University, Belgium

Dr. Heather Shirey, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, Minnesota
Project title: “Developing Art History Curriculum”
Location: Tsinghua University, Beijing, China