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City Lore: NY Center for Urban Folk Culture (New York, NY 10003-9345)
Amanda Dargan (Project Director: February 2015 to present)

A Reverence for Words: Understanding Muslim Cultures through the Arts

A two-week institute for thirty school teachers on Islamic poetry and related arts.

City Lore, in collaboration with Poets House, Teachers & Writers Collaborative and the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at New York University request funding for a second two-week NEH Summer Institute for School Teachers. Based on the success of the 2014 Institute and the persistent need for increased American understanding of Muslim cultures, this program remains vital and timely for educators and their students.

Project fields:
Near and Middle Eastern Literature

Institutes for School Teachers

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$186,170 (approved)
$186,170 (awarded)

Grant period:
10/1/2015 – 12/31/2016