The funding will be used for a conference and the preparation of an edited volume of essays on the influential Sources of the Self: The Making of Modern Identity by philosopher Charles Taylor.
The grant is one of 14 "Collaborative Research" awards that "support interpretive research undertaken by a team of two or more collaborating scholars that adds significantly to knowledge and understanding of the humanities."
In April, Conybeare was named a 2019 Guggenheim Fellow by the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. The Fellowship recognizes and supports her work on a study titled “Augustine the African.” That same month, she was one of 81 scholars named a 2019 American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellow. She is currently taking part in a Visiting Fellowship at the University of Oxford’s All Souls College.