research grants and awards
Fritz Thyssen Foundation, grant for vol. 1 of Flitner-Correspondence, June 2009.
Alfred Toepfer Foundation F.V.S., Hamburg, grant for vol.1 of Flitner-Correspondence, April 2009.
(with Barbara Hahn and Helmut W. Smith) grant from the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities for conference on Thinking with Franz Rosenzweig, Vanderbilt University, March 2008.
(with Barbara Hahn) grant from Max Kade Foundation for conference on The Art of Dreams, Vanderbilt University, March 2006.
University Central Research Scholars Grant, sabbatical subsidy for 2004/05.
Fellow of the Holocaust Education Seminar, Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, Vanderbilt University, 1999/2000.
Vanderbilt University Research Council. Research Fellowship, 1999.
(with Justus H. Ulbricht) Fritz Thyssen Foundation. Publication subsidy for Romantik, Reform, Revolution. Der Eugen Diederichs Verlag in Jena, July 1999.
(with Justus H. Ulbricht) Städtische Museen Jena. Publication subsidy for Romantik, Reform, Revolution. Der Eugen Diederichs Verlag in Jena, July 1999.
Vanderbilt University Research Council Direct Research Support Grant, Summer 1998.
Fellow of the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities, Vanderbilt University, 1997-98.
(with Stephen Dowden) grants from the German American Academic Council (GAAC), from the Goethe-Institut in Boston, and from Vanderbilt University for conference on German Literature, Jewish Critics, held at Brandeis University in September 1997, awarded in March and August 1997.
(with Jürgen John and Justus H. Ulbricht) grant from the Thyssen-Foundation for conference Romantik - Reform - Revolution. Der Eugen Diederichs-Verlag in Jena, held at University of Jena, December 6-8, 1996, awarded in August 1996.
Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft Research Grant (the German equivalent of the NEH), 1994-1995.