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NEH Awards Grants to Support Projects in Architectural History

by SAH News | Apr 09, 2019
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On March 28, 2019, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced $28.6 million in grants for 233 humanities projects across the country. Read the press release here.

Current NEH-funded projects in the field of architectural history received support totaling $794,447 and are listed below.

A full list of grants by geographic location is available here.

Catticus Corporation
Berkeley, CA
Project Director: Jason Cohn
[Media Projects Production]
Project Title: Modernism, Inc.
Project Description: Production of a one-hour film exploring the life and work of architect and industrial designer Eliot Noyes (1910–77).
Outright: 500000 Match: 0

University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA
Project Director: Christina Marino
[Humanities Collections and Reference Resources]
Project Title: Walter Hood: Redefining the Public Realm
Project Description: The production of finding aids, disk images, and collection-level bibliographic records for the Walter Hood Collection, comprising 20 cartons of manuscript materials, 14 architectural project models, 250 compact disks (CDs), seven zip drives, and four oversize drawers housing project drawings.
Outright: 95203 Match: 0

Albertus Magnus College
New Haven, CT
Project Director: Matthew Waggoner
[Humanities Connections Implementation Grants]
Project Title: An Urban Studies Minor
Project Description: A three-year curriculum development project to create an urban studies minor program.
Outright: 99244 Match: 0

College of the Holy Cross
Worcester, MA
Project Director: Todd Lewis
[Exhibitions: Implementation]
Project Title: Dharma and Punya: Buddhist Ritual Art of Nepal
Project Description: Implementation of a temporary, single-site exhibition exploring the art and architecture of the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal.
Outright: 100000 Match: 0

Founded in 1940, the Society of Architectural Historians is an international nonprofit membership organization that promotes the study, interpretation and conservation of architecture, design, landscapes and urbanism worldwide. SAH serves a network of local, national and international institutions and individuals who, by profession or interest, focus on the built environment and its role in shaping contemporary life. SAH promotes meaningful public engagement with the history of the built environment through advocacy efforts, print and online publications, and local, national and international programs.

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