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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.

Our Trojan War – Ancient and Modern Expressions of War is the second year of a program that brings together veterans and their family members, scholars and public education staff to be trained to lead discussion and public programs that connects classical Greek literature with ancient artworks and contemporary literature by American veterans. After a five-week bi-weekly in-depth training program, discussion leaders will present four 10-week discussion programs in New York - at New York University, Columbia University, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Society for Artistic Veterans at the American Red Cross in New York City.

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