Grants & Contracts

August 3rd, 2009 Posted in | No Comments »

National Cowboy Poetry Gathering (Western Folklife Center), Elko, Nevada, Jan. 27 – Feb. 2, 2013

Watts Towers Common Ground Initiative:  Art, Migrations, Development, UCLA (co-sponsor), Project Director (2010-11)

Istituto Italiano di Cultura, 2008 (updating of

NIAF, Consolato Italiano di Los Angeles, 2005 (creation of

American Academy in Rome/UCLA, Horace Villa Project, contribution on Licenza oral history and archaeology (cf. Publications), 2001 (April – December)

Fulbright Research Grant for 1992 at University of Pavia (March – August)

Research on “Oral Formulaic Theory and the Northern Italian Ballad Tradition” for Regional Government of Lombardy’s Folklife Office (1991-92)

Folksong Field Collecting, in Pavia mountain region on behalf of Regional Government of Lombardy’s Folklife Office, Italy (Fall, Summer 1985, Fall l987 under Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Grant)

Folksong Field Collecting, Toronto, under Multiculturalism, Canadian Secretary of State, Grant (1986)

Italian Study Program, Florence, Italy (accompanying tutor) summer 1982