National Endowment for the Humanities Announces New Grants

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Let’s hope that there will be more grants to come.

Here are a few of the recent NEH grants that may be of interest to readers of The Way of Improvement Leads Home:

University of California, Los Angeles Outright: $143,136
[Institutes for School Teachers]
Project Director: Carol Bakhos
Project Title: Religious Landscapes of Los Angeles

Telfair Museum of Art Outright: $150,000
[Historic Places: Implementation] Match: $100,000
Project Director: Shannon Browning-Mullis
Project Title: The Owens-Thomas House: Interpreting the Dynamics of Urban Slavery in the South

Trustees of Indiana University, Indianapolis Outright: $108,800
[Seminars for School Teachers]
Project Director: Edward Curtis
Project Title: Muslim American History and Life

Richard Bell Outright: $50,400
[Public Scholar Program]
University of Maryland, College Park
Project Title: Kidnapping and the Slave Trade in Post-Revolutionary America

St. Mary’s College of Maryland Outright: $240,000
[Collaborative Research]
Project Director: Julia King
Project Title: Indigenous Borderlands of the Chesapeake: The Lower Rappahannock
Valley Landscape, 200–1850 CE

Massachusetts Historical Society Outright: $350,000
[Scholarly Editions and Translations] Match: $200,000
Project Director: Sara Martin
Project Title: Adams Papers Editorial Project

Megan Nelson Outright: $50,400
[Public Scholar Program]
Project Title: How the West was Won—and Lost—during the American Civil War

University of Massachusetts, Lowell Outright: $166,748
[Institutes for School Teachers]
Project Director: Sheila Kirschbaum
Project Title: Social Movements and Reform in Industrializing America: The Lowell
Experience

Delta State University Outright: $189,387
[Institutes for School Teachers]
Project Director: Rolando Herts
Project Title: The Most Southern Place on Earth: Music, History, and Culture of the
Mississippi Delta

Cornell University Outright: $324,581
[Digital Humanities Advancement Grants] Match: $50,000
Project Director: Edward Baptist; William Block (co-project director)
Project Title: Freedom on the Move: Advancing a Crowdsourced, Comprehensive
Database of North American Runaway Slave Advertisements

CUNY Research Foundation, Graduate School and University Center
Outright: $165,118
[Institutes for College and University Teachers]
Project Director: Donna Thompson Ray
Project Title: The Visual Culture of the American Civil War and its Aftermath

Firelight Media, Inc. Outright: $800,000
[Media Projects Production]
Project Director: Stanley Nelson
Project Title: The Slave Trade: Creating a New World

Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Outright: $350,000
[Community Conversations]
Project Director: Susan Saidenberg
Project Title: Revisiting the Founding Era

Interfaith Center of New York Outright: $170,550
[Institutes for School Teachers]
Project Director: Henry Goldschmidt
Project Title: Religious Worlds of New York: Teaching the Everyday Life of American
Religious Diversity

University of South Carolina, Columbia Outright: $300,000
[Scholarly Editions and Translations] Match: $40,000
Project Director: Constance Schulz
Project Title: The Revolutionary Era Pinckney Statesmen of South Carolina, A Digital
Documentary Edition: Phase 3

University of South Carolina, Columbia Outright: $199,803
[Institutes for School Teachers]
Project Director: Joseph Morris
Project Title: America’s Reconstruction: The Untold Story

Brookhaven College Outright: $120,505
[Institutes for College and University Teachers]
Project Director: Paul Benson
Project Title: Slavery and the Constitution

University of Virginia Outright: $320,000
[Scholarly Editions and Translations] Match: $100,000
Project Director: William Ferraro
Project Title: Papers of George Washington

University of Virginia Outright: $266,000
[Scholarly Editions and Translations] Match: $75,000
Project Director: John Stagg
Project Title: The Papers of James Madison

University of Virginia Outright: $157,956
[Institutes for School Teachers]
Project Director: Lisa Reilly
Project Title: Thomas Jefferson: The Public and Private Worlds of Monticello and the
University of Virginia

University of Mary Washington Outright: $300,000
[Scholarly Editions and Translations]
Project Director: Daniel Preston
Project Title: The Papers of James Monroe

Carthage College Outright: $124,749
[Institutes for College and University Teachers]
Project Director: Stephanie Mitchell
Project Title: Women’s Suffrage in the Americas

Congratulations to all.

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