Rose Stremlau, Molly Kunkel and Jessica Cottle – Associated Colleges of the South Grant

The Office of Grants and Contracts congratulates the Davidson College project team of Associate Professor of History, Rose Stremlau; Digital Archivist, Molly Kunkel; and Justice, Equality & Community Archivist, Jessica Cottle on a Diversity and Inclusion grant from the Associated Colleges of the South(ACS).

Funding for the project “Before #MeToo: How Women Historically Navigated Higher Education at the ACS Schools,” was awarded to the faculty and archivist collaborative team representing five ACS schools: Centenary College of Louisiana, Centre College, Davidson College, University of Richmond and Rollins College, to focus on the historical experiences of women on their campuses. Learn more about Inclusive Histories of Davidson College here.

Grant project outcomes include developing courses which engage student archival research and presentations; contribute to or develop digital archives and oral history; publishing research findings, pedagogy, and outcomes of archives – department partnerships.

The ACS “strengthens and showcases liberal arts education through collaboration” sponsoring professional and curricular development, and shared equipment and service purchases across it’s sixteen member institutions.

Professor Stremlau’s grant activity includes: Native Foodways; and Mellon Visiting Professor of Justice, Equality, and Community in Anthropology, Courtney Lewis, both funded by the Davidson College Justice, Equality and Community initiative; Stories Yet to be Told: Race, Racism and Accountability on Campus, funded by Stories Yet to be Told: Race, Racism and Accountability Davidson College initiative; the OpEd Project; and Memory Chairs project, each funded by Faculty of the Future, Davidson College initiative. 

Jessica Cottle’s grant activity culminated in the creation of the Justice, Equality and Community (JEC) Initiative archive, funded by the Justice, Equality and Community Davidson College initiative.

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