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Coverage for grant AQ-248280-16

AQ-248280-16
NEH Enduring Questions Course on the Purpose of Art
Kelsey Bennett, Western Colorado University

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=AQ-248280-16

Grant Paves Way for New Honors Curriculum (Media Coverage)
Author(s): WSCU Marketing Press Release
Publication: Gunnison Country Times
Date: 4/14/2016
Abstract: This is a press release covering the Enduring Questions grant award for developing a new Honors course addressing the question "What is art for?" It highlights the fact that it is one of only three NEH grants in Colorado awarded in this cycle as well as the only one of its kind in Colorado.
Link: https://www.gunnisontimes.com/

Grant Paves Way for New Honors Curriculum at Western (Media Coverage)
Author(s): WSCU Marketing Press Release
Publication: Top O' The World
Date: 4/22/2016
Abstract: This is a press release covering the Enduring Questions grant award for developing a new Honors course addressing the question "What is art for?" It highlights the fact that it is one of only three NEH grants in Colorado awarded in this cycle as well as the only one of its kind in Colorado.
Link: http://top-o-the-world.com/

2016 Year in Review Academic Highlights (Media Coverage)
Publication: Western State Colorado University 2016 Year in Review
Date: 4/1/2017
Abstract: In this Year in Review annual publication that is widely distributed among the following communities: university, alumni, Board of Trustees, and prospective students. The short article outlines the grant and the ways in which it serves to enhance the University's overall goal to attract higher-achieving students from Colorado and beyond.
Link: http://www.western.edu/administration/presidents-office/annual-report

The College Alumni Notes (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Kelsey L. Bennett
Publication: The College
Date: 4/1/2017
Abstract: This announcement appeared in the spring 2017 edition of The College, the alumni magazine for St. John's College: Kelsey L. Bennett (SF 00) is the recipient of a two-year National Endowment for the Humanities Enduring Questions grant. The grant supports the development of a new university honors course to investigate several among many questions she first confronted during her time at St. John’s. The guiding question of the course is: What is Art For? The course will be offered through Western State Colorado University’s Honors Program, for which she also serves as Director.
Link: https://www.sjc.edu/communications/college-magazine

New England Review Contributors' Notes (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Kelsey L. Bennett
Publication: New England Review
Date: 12/15/2016
Abstract: The grant is mentioned in the Contributors' Notes. My essay that appears in this edition is titled "Everything that Cannot Be Undone: On Reading and the Poetry of David Yezzi." Kelsey L. Bennett’s essays, articles, and reviews appear in the New Criterion, Brontë Studies, Colorado Review, and Notes on Contemporary Literature. She is a recipient of a two-year National Endowment for the Humanities grant, and the author of Principle & Propensity: Experience and Religion in the Nineteenth-Century British and American Bildungsroman (University of South Carolina Press, 2014). She lives with her husband and their two children in Gunnison, Colorado, where she directs the Honors Program and teaches literature at Western State Colorado University.
Link: http://www.nereview.com/contributors-notes-vol-37-no-4/

Honors Students Explore Denver Art Scene (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Taylor Cull
Publication: Western State Colorado University website
Date: 4/10/2017
Abstract: This article, including photos, by Marketing and Communications staff writer Taylor Cull highlights students' activities during the course field trip to Denver to visit the Denver Art Museum and the Denver Center for Performing Arts. Also--I have access to an additional large chache of photos from this trip, not directly available online, if the NEH is interested in photo coverage as well.
Link: http://www.western.edu/news/honors-students-explore-denver-art-scene

Honors Program has Exciting Future Ahead with New Director (Media Coverage)
Author(s): WSCU Marketing and Communications staff
Publication: Western State Colorado University website
Date: 2/6/2017
Abstract: This article outlines my promotion to Director of Honors at Western. It references the NEH grant as well.
Link: http://www.western.edu/news/honors-program-has-exciting-future-ahead-new-director

Kelsey L. Bennett faculty page (Media Coverage)
Author(s): Kelsey L. Bennett
Publication: Western State Colorado University website
Date: 6/25/2017
Abstract: My faculty page on Western's website mentions the NEH EQ grant as well as links to the NEH site.
Link: http://www.western.edu/people/kelsey-l-bennett


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