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EH-50231-10

Community College Humanities Association (Baltimore, MD 21237-3899)
Beverly Blois (Project Director: March 2010 to June 2012)
Daniel Ehnbom (Co Project Director: March 2010 to June 2012)
The Cultural and Historical Development of Modern India

A four-week summer institute for twenty-four college and university faculty in New Delhi, exploring selected aspects of India's history, literature, architecture, art, and religion.

The Community College Humanities Association (CCHA) proposes a four-week, summer institute, "The Cultural and Historical Development of Modern India," to be held in New Delhi, India, 4 July - 29 July 2011. Beverly Blois (Northern Virginia Community College) and Daniel Ehnbom (University of Virginia) will serve as project co-directors, and David A. Berry, executive director of CCHA, will serve as project manager. This project will allow twenty-five humanities faculty from two- and four-year colleges and universities to study selected aspects of India's history, literature, architecture, art and religion with some of the foremost scholars of India while on location in New Delhi, with additional trips to important cultural sites such as the Taj Mahal and Varanasi.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Institutes for College and University Teachers

Division:
Education Programs

Totals:
$226,017 (approved)
$226,017 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2010 – 12/31/2011