NEH Announces $21.7 Million for More than 200 Humanities Projects and Programs Nationwide

Congratulations to the following recipients who were successfully awarded a grant through the essential National Endowment of the Humanities grant programs:

NEW YORK STATE (42) $4,793,261
Annandale-on-Hudson
Katherine Boivin Outright: $6,000
[Summer Stipends]
Bard College
Project Title: The Medieval City and the Politics of Pilgrimage

Bronx
Edward Cahill Outright: $6,000
[Summer Stipends]
Fordham University
Project Title: Benjamin Franklin and Upward Mobility in British America
Fordham University Outright: $81,381
[Humanities Open Book Program]
Project Director: Frederic Nachbaur
Project Title: The Humanities Open Book Program of Fordham University Press

Brookville
Long Island University Outright: $80,065
[Humanities Connections]
Project Director: Deborah Mutnick
Project Title: A Campus-Community Urban Sustainability Program

Clinton
Hamilton College Outright: $262,000
[Humanities Collections and Reference Resources]
Project Director: Doran Larson
Project Title: The American Prison Writing Archive

Ithaca
Cornell University Outright: $99,553
[Humanities Open Book Program]
Project Director: Dean Smith
Project Title: Humanities Open Book Program - Cornell University II
Jennifer Germann Outright: $6,000
[Summer Stipends]

Ithaca College
Project Title: A Study of the Portrait of Dido Elizabeth Belle and Lady Elizabeth Murray,
an 18th-century British Artwork

New York City
American Academy in Rome Outright: $216,600
[Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions]
Project Director: Mark Robbins
Project Title: Long-Term Research Fellowships at the American Academy in Rome

American Folk Art Museum Outright: $50,000
[Humanities Collections and Reference Resources]
Project Director: Valerie Rousseau
Project Title: Planning to Digitize and Create Broad Online Access to the Henry Darger
Papers

American Numismatic Society Outright: $262,000
[Humanities Collections and Reference Resources]
Project Director: Peter van Alfen
Project Title: Hellenistic Royal Coinage

Aquila Theatre Company Inc. Outright: $200,000
[Community Conversations]
Project Director: Peter Meineck
Project Title: The Warrior Chorus: Our Trojan War

Aquila Theatre Company Inc. Outright: $99,812
[Dialogues on the Experience of War]
Project Director: Peter Meineck
Project Title: Our Trojan War: Ancient and Modern Expressions

Asia Society Outright: $40,000
[Exhibitions: Planning]
Project Director: Adriana Proser
Project Title: Interpretations of Hell in Ancient and Contemporary Asian Art

Center for Jewish History Outright: $166,200
[Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions]
Project Director: Christopher Barthel
Project Title: Long-Term Research Fellowships at the Center for Jewish History

City Lore: NY Center for Urban Folk Culture Outright: $300,000
[Community Conversations]
Project Director: Timothy Gunn
Project Title: Becoming American

Columbia University Outright: $100,000
[Humanities Connections]
Project Director: Rishi Goyal
Project Title: Medicine, Literature, and Society: A Curriculum Development Project

Henry Street Settlement Outright: $360,000
[Exhibitions: Implementation]
Project Director: Susan LaRosa
Project Title: The House on Henry Street: Settlements, Public Health, and Social Reform

Ithaka Harbors, Inc. Outright: $50,000
[Humanities Collections and Reference Resources]
Project Director: John Kiplinger
Project Title: Arabic-Language Digitization Planning

Leif Weatherby Outright: $6,000
[Summer Stipends]
New York University
Project Title: Early Digital Humanities: German Idealism and the Development of
Cybernetics in the mid 20th Century

Monica Varsanyi Outright: $6,000
[Summer Stipends]
CUNY Research Foundation, John Jay College
Project Title: The Contentious Evolution of Hispanic Identity during the Chicano
Movement in New Mexico, 1962-1974

Museum of the City of New York Outright: $129,467
[Humanities Collections and Reference Resources]
Project Director: Morgen Stevens-Garmon
Project Title: Discovering the Yankee Doodle Boy: Digitization of the Edward B. Marks
Music Company Collection on George M. Cohan

New School Outright: $310,000
[Community Conversations]
Project Director: Liz Sevcenko
Project Title: Facilitating Community Conversations on Crime and Punishment

New York City Department of Records & Information Services Outright: $107,215
[Humanities Collections and Reference Resources]
Project Director: Sylvia Kollar
Project Title: New York City Health Commissioner Records, 1929-1991, Processing
Project

New-York Historical Society Outright: $215,000
[Humanities Collections and Reference Resources]
Project Director: Henry Raine
Project Title: Access to the Rare Book Collection at the New-York Historical Society:
Phase One

New-York Historical Society Outright: $141,000
[Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions]
Project Director: Michael Ryan
Project Title: Long-Term Research Fellowships at New-York Historical Society

Performa, Inc. Outright: $50,000
[Humanities Collections and Reference Resources]
Project Director: RoseLee Goldberg
Project Title: Preservation of Original Video and Audio Recordings

Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation Outright: $85,168
[Humanities Collections and Reference Resources]
Project Director: Kate Sloss
Project Title: Guggenheim Listening: A Reel to Reel Project

Women Make Movies, Inc. Outright: $50,000
[Media Projects Development] Match: $15,000
Project Director: Grace Raso
Project Title: Diego & Frida in Detroit

Oneonta
SUNY Research Foundation, College at Oneonta Outright: $300,000
[Media Projects Production]
Project Director: Gretchen Sorin
Project Title: African Americans on the Road in the Era of Jim Crow

Pleasantville
Jared Manasek Outright: $6,000
[Summer Stipends]
Pace University, Pleasantville
Project Title: Humanitarianism and Refugees at the End of Empire, 1848-1918

Smarthistory, Inc. Outright: $250,000
[Media Projects Production]
Project Director: Steven Zucker
Project Title: At Risk Cultural Heritage Education Series (ARCHES)

Rochester
Rochester Institute of Technology Outright: $91,018
[Humanities Connections]
Project Director: Lisa Hermsen
Project Title: Community, Memory, and a Sense of Place

St. John Fisher College Outright: $100,000
[Dialogues on the Experience of War]
Project Director: Carolyn Vacca
Project Title: Ethics and War

University of Rochester Outright: $48,872
[Humanities Collections and Reference Resources]
Project Director: Jessica Lacher-Feldman
Project Title: Voices of LGBT History in Rochester, New York

Saratoga Springs
John Lopez Outright: $6,000
[Summer Stipends]
Skidmore College
Project Title: The Aquatic Metropolis: Mapping Water and Urban Form at Viceregal
Mexico City
Staten Island

Friends of Alice Austen House, Inc. Outright: $250,000
[Historic Places: Implementation]
Project Director: Janice Monger
Project Title: New Eyes on Alice Austen: Redesigning the Museum's Permanent
Installation

Laura Morowitz Outright: $6,000
[Summer Stipends]
Wagner College
Project Title: Art Exhibitions in Vienna, Austria, during the Nazi Occupation
Syracuse

Jennifer Glancy Outright: $6,000
[Summer Stipends]
Le Moyne College
Project Title: The Ancient Christian Understanding of Slavery and Contemporary
Discourse on the Meaning of Being Human

Michael Ebner Outright: $6,000
[Summer Stipends]
Syracuse University
Project Title: Mussolini's Empire: How the Fascists Ruled in Africa

Syracuse University Outright: $58,291
[Humanities Open Book Program]
Project Director: Alice Pfeiffer
Project Title: Humanities Open Book Program-Syracuse University Press
Troy

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Outright: $64,670
[Humanities Connections]
Project Director: James Malazita; Rebecca Rouse (co-project director)
Project Title: Building a Humanities Minor: Construction and Critique in Digital
Technology

Utica
SUNY Research Foundation, College of Technology at UticaRome
Outright: $99,949
[Humanities Connections]
Project Director: Daryl Lee
Project Title: Reimagining Entrepreneurship: An Integrated Pathway for Creative and
Ethical Venturing