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AV-255508-17

Gonzaga University (Spokane, WA 99258-1774)
Lisa Silvestri (Project Director: 11/01/2016 to present)
Rebekah Wilkins Pepiton (Co Project Director: 05/11/2017 to present)

Telling War: Soldiers' Accounts of Wartime Experiences

A semester-long training course and two discussion groups on soldiers’ accounts of their battlefield experiences in World War I and the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Project fields:
Communications; History, Criticism, and Theory of the Arts

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$99,663 (approved)
$99,663 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2017 – 6/30/2019


AV-255518-17

Aquila Theatre Company Inc. (New York, NY 10003-6671)
Peter Meineck (Project Director: 11/02/2016 to present)

Our Trojan War: Ancient and Modern Expressions

Four ten-week veteran discussion groups and two public events on war-related themes in ancient Greek art and literature and modern American literature, to be conducted in the New York City area.

Project fields:
Classics

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$99,812 (approved)
$99,812 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2017 – 4/30/2018


AV-255516-17

Community College District 502 (Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599)
Franz Burnier (Project Director: 11/02/2016 to present)

Connections and Disconnections in US Military Conflicts: From the Illinois Frontier to the Global Frontier

A preparatory program for discussion leaders, an undergraduate seminar, and two public seminars in the Chicago area on the theme of “securing the frontier.” 

Project fields:
American Literature; U.S. History

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$72,310 (approved)
$72,310 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/2017 – 11/30/2018


AV-255537-17

East Carolina University (Greenville, NC 27858-5235)
Anna Froula (Project Director: 11/02/2016 to present)

Soldier to Scholar Bridge Program

A summer bridge program for student veterans to study and discuss historical and literary treatments of World War I and the Iraq and Afghanistan wars in relation to their own military experience.

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$64,899 (approved)
$64,899 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/1/2017 – 7/30/2019


AV-255542-17

Minnesota Humanities Center (St. Paul, MN 55106-2046)
Casey DeMarais (Project Director: 11/02/2016 to present)

Echoes of War

Veteran-led public discussion programs in three Minnesota communities, with a focus on war, place, and memory through World War I, and the Vietnam, and Iraq wars.

Project fields:
History, Other; Literature, Other

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$100,000 (approved)
$100,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2017 – 6/30/2018


AV-255491-17

Governors State University (University Park, IL 60484-0975)
Rosemary Johnsen (Project Director: 10/28/2016 to present)
Andrae Marak (Co Project Director: 03/23/2017 to present)

War, Trauma, and the Humanities

An undergraduate course on war and trauma in four conflicts from World War I to the present, to be conducted with the assistance of trained student veterans.

Project fields:
Cultural History; Literature, General

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$100,000 (approved)
$100,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2017 – 6/30/2018


AV-255526-17

Operation Opportunity Foundation (Washington, DC 20005-3408)
Sidney Ellington (Project Director: 11/02/2016 to present)

Warrior-Scholar Project

 Academic transition courses for enlisted veterans to be held in summer 2016 at Syracuse University, the University of Arizona, University of Chicago, University of Oklahoma, Yale University, and a preparatory program for discussion leaders.

Project fields:
American Government; History, General; Literature, General

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$100,000 (approved)
$100,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2017 – 4/30/2018


AV-255512-17

Valencia College (Orlando, FL 32811-2302)
Sean Lake (Project Director: 11/02/2016 to present)
Julie Montione (Co Project Director: 03/30/2017 to present)

Tragedy, Catharsis, and Reconciliation: Voices from Ancient and Modern Warfare

A semester-long humanities course for veterans with three related public events to be offered three times.


Project fields:
Classical History; Military History

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$96,868 (approved)
$96,868 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2017 – 6/30/2019


AV-255553-17

St. John Fisher College (Rochester, NY 14618-3597)
Carolyn Vacca (Project Director: 11/02/2016 to present)

Ethics and War

A preparatory seminar for student veterans, and five discussion programs for Rochester area veterans, focused on ethics and war in World War I and in the Afghanistan/Iraq wars.

Project fields:
Literature, Other; Military History; U.S. History

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$100,000 (approved)
$99,882 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2017 – 4/30/2019


AV-255496-17

George Mason University (Fairfax, VA 22030-4444)
Jesse Kirkpatrick (Project Director: 10/31/2016 to present)
Edward Barrett (Co Project Director: 03/21/2017 to present)

Coming Home: Dialogues on the Moral, Psychological, and Spiritual Impacts of War

A study and discussion program for veteran and active-duty military students and others on the moral, psychological, and spiritual impact of war.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General; Literature, General; Philosophy, General

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$100,000 (approved)
$100,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2017 – 4/30/2018


AV-255502-17

Touchstones Discussion Project, Inc. (Stevensville, MD 21666-2127)
Howard Zeiderman (Project Director: 11/01/2016 to present)

Completing the Odyssey: A Journey Home

A preparatory training program and three discussion series for veterans, using the Odyssey as a framework to engage themes of war and homecoming.

Project fields:
Classics; Interdisciplinary Studies, General; Military History

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$96,541 (approved)
$96,541 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2017 – 4/30/2018


AV-255533-17

Humanities Texas (Austin, TX 78701-1506)
Melissa Huber (Project Director: 11/02/2016 to present)

Veterans’ Voices: A Reading and Discussion Series

Preparatory training programs and discussion groups in five Texas cities about the experience of war and military service from ancient times to the present.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$99,000 (approved)
$99,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2017 – 5/31/2018


AV-255505-17

University of West Florida (Pensacola, FL 32514-5750)
David Ramsey (Project Director: 11/01/2016 to present)

War: Ancient and Modern

Two semester-long colloquia for veterans and military students, and a preparatory program for discussion leaders.

Project fields:
American Literature; History of Philosophy; Political History

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$99,993 (approved)
$99,993 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/2017 – 5/31/2019


AV-255554-17

Appalachian State University (Boone, NC 28608-0001)
Valerie Wieskamp (Project Director: 11/02/2016 to present)
Harry Maddux (Co Project Director: 03/21/2017 to present)
Lynn Searfoss (Co Project Director: 03/21/2017 to present)
Harry Maddux (Co Project Director: 03/29/2017 to present)
Lynn Searfoss (Co Project Director: 03/29/2017 to present)

Blurred Boundaries: The Experience of War and Its Aftermath

Two discussion programs on the experience of war and its aftermath for student veterans, active-duty service members, and members of the community, and a preparatory program for discussion leaders, on the Civil War and Vietnam.


Project fields:
Communications; Literature, Other; Military History

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$99,785 (approved)
$99,785 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2017 – 4/30/2018


AV-255509-17

Brown University (Providence, RI 02912-0001)
Keith Brown (Project Director: 11/01/2016 to present)

Irregular Warfare: Experiences Across the Civil-Military Divide

A preparatory training program, two undergraduate bridge programs, and two discussion series for veterans on the experience of irregular or guerrilla warfare.

Project fields:
Cultural History

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$99,957 (approved)
$99,957 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2017 – 4/30/2019


AV-255550-17

East Carolina University (Greenville, NC 27858-5235)
Jennifer McKinnon (Project Director: 11/02/2016 to present)

War in the Pacific: A Difficult Heritage

A preparatory training program and two one-week discussion series on the island of Saipan, focusing on the seventeenth-century Spanish-Chamorro Wars and the World War II Battle of Saipan.

Project fields:
Cultural History

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$97,529 (approved)
$97,529 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2017 – 4/30/2018


AV-248384-16

University of Oklahoma, Norman (Norman, OK 73019-3003)
Alfred Bradford (Project Director: 09/14/2015 to present)

The Experience of War

A series of discussion sessions for an undergraduate course on war and military service, to be conducted at the University of Oklahoma.

Project fields:
Military History

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$84,457 (approved)
$84,457 (awarded)

Grant period:
8/1/2016 – 7/31/2018


AV-248473-16

University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, MD 20742-5141)
Marian Jones (Project Director: 09/15/2015 to present)

One Hundred Years of American Women in Uniform

Four fifteen-member discussion groups for veterans, to be held at University of Maryland, College Park and the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC on the experiences of female veterans in World War I and the current Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Project fields:
History and Philosophy of Science, Technology, and Medicine; Military History; Women's History

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$82,693 (approved)
$82,693 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2016 – 7/31/2017


AV-248403-16

George Mason University (Fairfax, VA 22030-4444)
Jesse Kirkpatrick (Project Director: 09/15/2015 to present)
Edward Barrett (Co Project Director: 05/01/2016 to present)

Coming Home: Dialogues on the Moral, Psychological, and Spiritual Impacts of War

Three discussion programs on the moral, psychological, and spiritual impact of military service, to be held at three locations in the Washington, DC area.

[Grant products]

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General; Literature, General; Philosophy, General

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$81,597 (approved)
$81,597 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2016 – 7/31/2017


AV-248448-16

CUNY Research Foundation, Hunter College (New York, NY 10065-5024)
Christa Acampora (Project Director: 09/15/2015 to present)
Mariann Weierich (Co Project Director: 05/01/2016 to present)

The Experience of War: Moral Transformation, Injury, and Repair

A discussion series on war and morality, principally for veterans from Hunter College and other campuses of the CUNY system.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$90,594 (approved)
$90,594 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2016 – 4/30/2018


AV-248532-16

Clemente Course in the Humanities, Inc. (Wellesley, MA 02481-4844)
Lela Hilton (Project Director: 09/16/2015 to present)

The Courage to Come Home: The Clemente Veterans' Initiative

Four six-part dialogues to be conducted at four different sites in four locations—Seattle, Phoenix, Antioch University, and Bard College—focused on the theme of coming home from war.
 

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$99,667 (approved)
$94,248 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2016 – 8/31/2017


AV-248374-16

Auburn University (Auburn, AL 36849-0001)
Mark Wilson (Project Director: 09/14/2015 to present)

Dialogues on the Experience of War

A literature and film discussion program, focusing on World War I and Vietnam, for veterans in Alabama communities, and two related semester-length courses in Alabama state correctional facilities.

Project fields:
U.S. History

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$74,127 (approved)
$74,127 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/2016 – 12/31/2017


AV-248333-16

Central Arkansas Library System (Little Rock, AR 72201-1624)
Alex Vernon (Project Director: 09/11/2015 to present)
Brad Mooy (Co Project Director: 07/12/2016 to present)

Fiction & Fact: A Dialogue with Veterans

Four discussion programs for Arkansas veterans and others on the themes of battlefield and homefront, World War I, Vietnam, and war and witness.
 

Project fields:
Arts, Other; Literature, General; Military History

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$99,772 (approved)
$99,772 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2016 – 6/30/2018


AV-248436-16

New Hampshire Humanities (Concord, NH 03301-3852)
Kathy Mathis (Project Director: 09/15/2015 to present)

Dialogues on the Experience of War

A reading and discussion program for veterans focused on The Odyssey and contemporary literature about war, to be conducted in several locations in New Hampshire.
 

Project fields:
American Studies; Classical Literature; Literature, General

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$79,590 (approved)
$79,590 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2016 – 8/31/2017


AV-248449-16

Operation Opportunity Foundation (Washington, DC 20005-3408)
Sidney Ellington (Project Director: 09/15/2015 to present)

Warrior-Scholar Project: University of Chicago, Georgetown University, Stanford University, Vassar College

Summer 2016 academic transition courses for enlisted veterans held at the University of Chicago, Georgetown University, Stanford University, Vassar College, and a preparatory program for discussion leaders.

Project fields:
Literature, General

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$100,000 (approved)
$100,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2016 – 4/30/2017


AV-248469-16

Operation Opportunity Foundation (Washington, DC 20005-3408)
Sidney Ellington (Project Director: 09/15/2015 to present)

The Warrior-Scholar Project

A weeklong academic “boot camp” grounded in humanities texts and writing assignments designed to prepare veterans for the rigors of a four-year undergraduate education, to be conducted at Yale University, Syracuse University, the University of Michigan, and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
 

Project fields:
Literature, General

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$100,000 (approved)
$100,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2016 – 4/30/2017


AV-248477-16

Telling Project (Austin, TX 78704-3407)
Max Rayneard (Project Director: 09/15/2015 to present)

Planting the Oar

A series of humanities discussion groups on homecoming from military service, held at four locations around the United States.

[Grant products]

Project fields:
Arts, General; Classics; Literature, General

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$90,830 (approved)
$90,830 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2016 – 4/30/2018


AV-248494-16

Maine Humanities Council (Portland, ME 04102-1012)
Elizabeth Sinclair (Project Director: 09/15/2015 to present)

Telling the Story: A Book Group for Veterans

A series of discussion groups for Maine veterans based on classical Greek and modern humanities sources.

Project fields:
American Literature; Ancient Literature

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$82,248 (approved)
$82,248 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2016 – 12/31/2017


AV-248478-16

University Enterprises Corporation at CSUSB (San Bernardino, CA 92407-2318)
Jennifer Andersen (Project Director: 09/15/2015 to present)

From Ancient Greece to the Contemporary Middle East: Dialogues on the Experience of War

A reading, viewing, and discussion program, at various sites in the Inland Empire region of California, on classical literature and the Greek-Trojan wars in dialogue with letters, articles, literature and documentaries about more recent conflicts.

[Grant products][Media coverage]

Project fields:
Classical Literature; Theater History and Criticism

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$99,725 (approved)
$99,725 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2016 – 6/30/2017


AV-248453-16

Minnesota Humanities Center (St. Paul, MN 55106-2046)
Susannah Ottaway (Project Director: 09/15/2015 to present)
Trista Matascastillo (Co Project Director: 03/03/2016 to present)

Echoes of War

A public discussion program offered by the Minnesota Humanities Center for veterans to explore the lived and recorded experiences of war through literature and war memorials.

[Media coverage]

Project fields:
History, Other; Literature, Other

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$100,000 (approved)
$100,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2016 – 4/30/2017


AV-248409-16

National Humanities Center (Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-0152)
Richard Schramm (Project Director: 09/15/2015 to present)

Exploring the Experience of War

A program of reading and discussion groups for veterans in the Raleigh/Durham area and other locations in North Carolina on the themes of patriotism, loyalty, duty, sacrifice, and heroism.

Project fields:
American Literature

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$100,000 (approved)
$100,000 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2016 – 6/30/2017


AV-248487-16

University of Florida (Gainesville, FL 32611-0001)
Alice Freifeld (Project Director: 09/15/2015 to present)
Paul Ortiz (Co Project Director: 03/03/2017 to present)

National Endowment for the Humanities Dialogues on The Experience of War

A series of public discussions for veterans on experiences and representations of war, to be held at the University of Florida and at Gainesville’s Hippodrome State Theater.

Project fields:
Western Civilization

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$96,900 (approved)
$96,900 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2016 – 12/31/2017


AV-248464-16

Aquila Theatre Company Inc. (New York, NY 10003-6671)
Peter Meineck (Project Director: 09/15/2015 to present)

Between Athens and Afghanistan: Ancient and Modern Expressions of War

Four veteran discussion groups and two large-scale public events focused on war-related themes in classical and contemporary literature and other art forms, to be conducted at locations in the greater New York City area.
 

Project fields:
Classics

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$98,512 (approved)
$98,512 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2016 – 4/30/2017