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AV-260599-18

Aquila Theatre Company Inc. (New York, NY 10003-6671)
Peter Meineck (Project Director: October 2017 to present)
Desiree Sanchez (Co Project Director: April 2018 to present)

Citizen Soldiers: Ancient and Modern Expressions of War

A training program for sixteen discussion leaders, leading to three veteran discussion series and one large-scale public event on war-related themes in classical Greek and contemporary American sources. 

Citizen Soldiers-Ancient and Modern Expressions of War is the third year of a successful program that brings together veterans and their family members, scholars and public education staff to be trained to land discussion programs that connect classical Greek literature with ancient artworks and contemporary literature by American veterans. After an in-depth training program, discussion leaders will present three discussion programs in New York - at New York University, the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Society for Artistic Veterans.

Project fields:
Classics

Program:
Dialogues on the Experience of War

Division:
Education Programs

Total amounts:
$99,312 (approved)
$99,312 (awarded)

Grant period:
5/1/2018 – 4/30/2019