2011 HBCU Grantees

National Endowment for the Humanities – 2011 HBCU Grantees:

Albany State University, The Albany, Georgia Civil Rights Movement: Gateway to the National Civil Rights Struggle in America, to support a humanities bridge program over two summers for selected high school students on the history, literature, art, and music of the Civil Rights Movement. ($100,458.00)

Claflin University, Reading Classical and Contemporary Literature from South Asia through an Interdisciplinary Literary Lens, to support a two-year series of faculty workshops, course development and public lectures on classical and contemporary literature for South Asia. ($99,220.00)

Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, Lincoln University of Pennsylvania’s Global Heritage and Legacy: a Humanities Initiative, to support a two- year program of study framed by two conferences, in which ten faculty would conduct research and developing teaching modules on Lincoln University’s diasporic heritage. ($100,000.00)

Winston-Salem State University, Integrating Teaching and Learning about India in the Curriculum through the Humanities and the Liberal Arts, to support a three-year series of faculty study workshops, guest lectures, and seminars providing an overview of India from historical and contemporary perspectives. ($99,285.00)

Awards for Faculty – 2011 HBCU Grantee

Janice Hawes, South Carolina State University, to support advanced research in the humanities by teachers at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Project Title, Shaping Proper Citizens of the British Empire: H.E. Marshall’s Translation of Beowulf for Children. ($50,400)