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BC-50327-06

Mississippi Humanities Council (Jackson, MS 39211-6453)
Barbara Carpenter (Project Director: May 2006 to November 2013)
Stuart Rockoff (Project Director: November 2013 to May 2009)
Live, from the Birthplace of America's Music: An Institute for Teachers

Projects in conjunction with the Smithsonian's new Museum on Main Street traveling exhibit on American roots music, "New Harmonies." Projects include an intensive one-week teachers' seminar on Mississippi music for teachers of MS history and culture and the development of print and electronic materials on for classroom and public use.

In conjunction with “New Harmonies,” a Smithsonian traveling exhibit on American roots music, the MHC will provide an intensive one-week seminar on MS music for teachers of MS history and culture and provide print and electronic materials on that topic for classroom and public use. Teachers will study with scholars and musicians, tour sites, and hear performances. Additionally, WTP funds will be used for partial support of a staff person to coordinate the institute and other WTP projects.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Grants for State Humanities Councils

Division:
Federal/State Partnership

Totals (outright + match):
$85,100 (approved)
$70,100 (awarded)

Grant period:
9/1/2006 – 12/31/2008