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Kansas State University (Manhattan, KS 66506-0100)
Kenneth W. Jones (Project Director: January 1975 to present)

The Introduction of South Asian Studies into the Primary and Secondary Schools

To produce a film and accompanying educational materials which will relate one of the roots of American culture, 19th century Shaker Society, to a 20th century flowering in the art of Constance Rourke, Charles Sheeler, and Arron Copland. The film will emphasize contemporary affinities with Shaker efforts to create a balanced, intergrated environment conductive to inner serenity. It will also focus on ways in which the artistic legacy of the Shakers has contributed to the evolution of a distinctively American style.

Project fields:
South Asian Studies

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Education Programs

Total amounts:
$200,806 (approved)
$200,806 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1975 – 12/31/1977