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St. Olaf College (Northfield, MN 55057-1574)
Ka Wong (Project Director: September 2014 to present)

NEH Enduring Questions Course on Conceptions of the Hero

The development and teaching of a new course to study cross-cultural conceptions of the hero.

Ka Wong will create "What is a Hero," a course to be offered in Fall, 2015, and Fall, 2016. The course will motivate students to read widely across cultures, reflecting on their own understandings of goodness, heroism, and patriotism.

Project fields:
Classical Literature; East Asian Literature; East Asian Studies

Enduring Questions: Pilot Course Grants

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$21,967 (approved)
$21,902 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/2015 – 12/31/2017