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Scholarly Editions and Translations 2017

July 30, 2017 | By NEH Staff

Aquinas Institute, Inc.
Project Director: Dr. Beth Mortensen
Green Bay, WI
Translation of Books II and III of Thomas Aquinas’s Commentary on the Sentences of Peter Lombard
Translation into English of Books II and III of the Commentary on the Sentences of Peter Lombard by theologian Thomas Aquinas (1225-1274). (36 months)

CUNY Research Foundation, Graduate School and University Center
Project Director: Dr. Romina Padro
New York, NY
An Edition of Seminars on the Theory of Truth by American Philosopher Saul Kripke
Preparation for print publication of a three-volume edition of the philosopher Saul Kripke's Seminars on the Theory of Truth. (36 months)

East Carolina University
Project Director: Prof. Jeffrey Stephens Johnson
Greenville, NC
Completing the Final Phase of the Donne Variorum: The "Songs and Sonets" and the "Divine Poems"
Completion of the final three volumes of the Variorum Edition of the poems by 17th-century British writer John Donne (1572-1631). (36 months)

Indiana University, Bloomington
Project Director: Prof. Rega Wood
Bloomington, IN
Richard Rufus Project
Preparation for print and online publication of 13th-century philosopher Richard Rufus’ In Aristotelis De Anima, Scriptumin Metaphysicam Aristotelis, and Oxford Lectures. (36 months)

Mr. Philip Kelley
Independent Scholar
Winfield, KS
The Brownings' Correspondence: Volumes 28-30
Editing and preparation for print and digital publication of Volumes 28-30 of the letters of prominent English writers Robert Browning (1812-1889) and Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861). (36 months)

Kentucky Historical Society
Project Director: Dr. Patrick Lewis
Frankfort, KY
Civil War Governors of Kentucky Digital Documentary Edition
Preparation for digital publication of the papers of the governors of Kentucky during the Civil War. (36 months)

Lafayette College
Project Director: Prof. Suzanne R. Westfall
Easton, PA
Records of Early English Drama:  Publication of Regional Collections in a New Digital Platform
Editing and preparation for digital publication of the Records of Early English Drama volumes for Berkshire, Hampshire, Wiltshire, and Yorkshire North Riding collections. (36 months)

Massachusetts Historical Society
Project Director: Dr. Sara Martin
Boston, MA
Adams Papers Editorial Project
Preparation for publication of volumes 19, 20, and 21 of the papers of John Adams (1735-1826) and volumes 14 and 15 of the Adams Family's correspondence. (36 months)

Dr. Andrew Ollett
Independent Scholar
Somerville, MA
The Way of the Poet-King: An Edition and Translation of the Earliest Surviving Work of Classical Kannada Literature
Preparation of a print and digital edition and translation of the Way of the Poet-King, a seminal literary treatise from 9th-century India written in the regional language Kannada. (12 months)

Rutgers University
Project Director: Dr. Paul B. Israel
New Brunswick, NJ
Papers of Thomas A. Edison
Preparation for publication of volumes 9 and 10 of the selected papers of inventor Thomas Edison (1847-1931), covering the period 1888-1892. (36 months)

University of California, Los Angeles
Project Director: Prof. Olga T. Yokoyama
Los Angeles, CA
A New Translation of Russian Intellectual I.P. Pavlov's Work on Psychology and the History of Science
Preparation for publication of an English translation of 67 essays by the Russian psychologist Ivan Pavlov (1849-1936). (33 months)

University of Mary Washington
Project Director: Dr. Daniel F. Preston
Fredericksburg, VA
The Papers of James Monroe
Preparation for publication of volumes 7 and 8 of the papers of James Monroe (1758-1831), fifth President of the United States. (36 months)

University of Maryland, College Park
Project Director: Prof. Zita Cristina Nunes
College Park, MD
Digital Translation and Portuguese/English Edition of the Correio de Africa [Africa Mail] Newspaper, 1921-1924
Translation and preparation for publication of an open access bilingual edition of Correio de Africa [The Africa Mail], a newspaper published in Portugal from 1921-1924. (36 months)

University of Missouri, Columbia
Project Director: Dr. Noah Heringman
Columbia, MO
Vetusta Monumenta: A Digital Edition and Antiquarian Archive
Preparation of an open-access digital edition of the first three volumes of Vetusta Monumenta [Ancient Monuments], a series of prints and essays published by the Society of Antiquaries of London from 1718 to 1906. (36 months)

University of Oregon
Project Director: Prof. Stephen James Shoemaker
Eugene, OR
A Critical Translation of The Capture of Jerusalem by the Persians in 614
Preparation of a print and e-book annotated translation from Old Georgian and Arabic of The Capture of Jerusalem by the Persians in 614, a 7th-century account of the Persian invasion of the city. (27 months)

University of South Carolina, Columbia
Project Director: Dr. Constance B. Schulz
Columbia, SC
The Revolutionary Era Pinckney Statesmen of South Carolina, A Digital Documentary Edition: Phase 3
Preparation for digital publication of the personal and public papers of three South Carolina statesmen: Charles Cotesworth Pinckney (1746-1825), Thomas Pinckney (1750-1828), and Charles Pinckney (1757-1824). (36 months)

University of Virginia
Project Director: Dr. William M. Ferraro
Charlottesville, VA
Papers of George Washington
Preparation for publication of volumes 20 and 21 of the Presidential series and volumes 26-32 of the Revolutionary War series of the papers of George Washington (1732-1799). (24 months)

University of Virginia
Project Director: Dr. John C. A. Stagg
Charlottesville, VA
The Papers of James Madison
Preparation for publication of five volumes (Secretary of State vol. 12, Presidential vols. 10 and 11, and Retirement vols. 4 and 5) of the papers of James Madison (1751-1836), president, secretary of state, and drafter of the Constitution. (24 months)

University of Wisconsin, Madison
Project Director: Dr. John Kaminski
Madison, WI
The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution and the Adoption of the Bill of Rights
Preparation for publication of three volumes of documents concerning the ratification of the United States Constitution in New Hampshire, Vermont, and North Carolina. (12 months)

Washington and Lee University
Project Director: Dr. Rebecca R. Benefiel
Lexington, VA
The Ancient Graffiti Project: An Open-Access Critical Edition of First-Century Pompeian Wall Inscriptions
Preparation of an open-access digital critical edition and translation of 800 first-century CE graffiti (texts and pictographs) from the theater district and the gymnasium area in the ancient city of Pompeii, Italy. (18 months)

Dr. Gordon Anthony Wilson
University of North Carolina, Asheville
Asheville, NC
A Critical Edition of Henry of Ghent's Quaestiones ordinariae, art. 56-59
Preparation for print and online publication of 13th-century philosopher Henry of Ghent’s Questiones ordinariae (Summa), articles 56-59. (36 months)