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University of Florida (Gainesville, FL 32611-0001)
Alice Freifeld (Project Director: September 2015 to August 2017)
Paul A. Ortiz (Project Director: August 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 designed to highlight the experiences of veterans in wartime situation using humanities sources as a means to discuss and explore those experiences. This project includes a preparatory graduate seminar led by UF faculty to train NEH Discussion Leaders who will then lead groups of local veterans in discussions based on 5 central themes. The discussion leaders will use humanities sources as a means to pose questions about the experiences of war in an attempt to make the experiences of veterans more visible.

Project fields:
Western Civilization

Dialogues on the Experience of War

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$96,900 (approved)
$80,718 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2016 – 12/31/2017