NEH in the News
With a grant from the NEH, Professor Rebecca Benefiel, professor of classics at Washington and Lee University, and a team of scholars will digitally catalogue, contextualize, and analyze ancient Roman graffiti at Pompeii, unveiling a form of communication more in line with modern social media than we assume, from The Atlantic.
South Florida State College has been awarded a $99,619 grant from the NEH to support "A Sense of Home: From Cultural Conflict to Coexistence in Florida's Heartland," a three-year humanities initiative to incorporate more information on the cultures of Florida's indigenous and immigrant communities into humanites curricula offered at SFSC, from Highlands Today.
The UW-Madison Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures and the Mills Music Library received an NEH grant of $230,000 to digitize a historic collection of music and sound recordings reflecting the auditory history and cultural traditions of Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest, from the Daily Cardinal.
Almost a million dollars in NEH grants are going toward humanities projects in the state of Michigan including a project to digitize archival materials related to African popular music and the development of a database prototype documenting medical records of involuntary sterilization procedures in California, from Associated Press.