Humanities Endowment Awards $9.7-Million

by By Susan Ganley

The National Endowment for the Humanities announced Thursday that it was awarding more than $9.7-million in grants and fellowships to 172 scholars and 14 colleges and universities.p. The awards range from $9,920 to $500,000. Approximately $7.5-million was awarded to other institutions, including libraries, museums, and historical societies.p. The University of Notre Dame recipients, their projects, and their grant amounts are:
p. Joseph P. Amar: $30,000
University of Notre Dame
Research topic: The Treatise of Dionysius Bar Salibi, In Response to Muslims: Introduction, Syriac edition,&English translation
p. Jan L. Hagens: $30,000
University of Notre Dame
Research topic: The Drama of Reconciliation: Principles of Genre Theory and Particularities of Performance
p. Marina Roseman: $30,000
University of Notre Dame
Research topic: Engaging the Spirits of Modernity: Dream Songs and Ceremonies of the Temiars of Peninsular Malaysia
p. Xiaoshan Yang: $30,000
University of Notre Dame
Research topic: Metamorphosis of the Private Sphere: The Urban Garden in Tang-Song Poetryp. Susan L. Youens: $30,000
University of Notre Dame
Research topic: The Late Songs of Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

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