NEH in the News
Carolyn Nadeau, professor of Hispanic studies at Illinois Wesleyan University, has received NEH fellowship funding to support her work translating and analyzing Arte de Cocina, Pasteleria, Vizcocheria y Conservia, a 17th century cookbook compiled by the head chef to Spain’s Kings Philip III and IV, from The Pantagraph.
NEH Chairman William Adams and Rhode Island Senator Jack Reed announced the awarding of 14 NEH grants totaling more than $100,000 to organizations and institutions in the Ocean State, from RI Public Radio.
On April 10, NEH hosted scholars and officials from the US and the People’s Republic of China for the Fourth US-China Cultural Forum. Attendees included Chinese Vice-Minister of Culture Ding Wei, Vice-Dean of the Academy of Ancient Chinese Studies Liu Dong, and Harvard Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations Peter Bol, from China Daily USA.
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will work in partnership with Ivy Tech Community College to generate 150 course modules on world religions, thanks to an NEH grant, from the Brazil Times.
The Morris Museum in New Jersey will host the Smithsonian traveling exhibition “Beyond Bollywood: Indian Americans Shape the Nation” from May 2 through July 12 thanks to NEH support, from the Morris NewsBee.
Elaine Sullivan, assistant professor of history at UC Santa Cruz has been awarded a $47,200 NEH grant to develop a digital 3D model and virtual tour of the ancient Egyptian cemetery of Saqqara and its development and decay over 3,000 years, from the University of Santa Cruz Newscenter.