West Virginia Humanities Council announces Fellowship Awards 2019 | news

The West Virginia Humanities Council recently awarded nine new fellowships.

Grants of € 3,000 are awarded annually to the faculties of colleges and independent students for research and writing projects in the humanities. The Council of Humanities offers a variety of grants to non-profit organizations that support educational programs, budgeting more than $ 800,000 for grants and programs each year. Fellowships of the Humanities Council, unique in West Virginia, are among their most competitive offerings.

Members 2019 and their subjects are:

Vicki Stroeher, Huntington, Benjamin Britten and Art of Song

Michael Woods, Huntington, Bigotry Business: John Van Evrie and Racist Publishing Empire

Christopher Shrock, Vienna, Listening Listening: A Reiste Social Epistemology

Laura Michele Diener, Huntington, Seeress of the North: Biography of Sigrid Undset

Nathan Tauger, Charleston, Residential Isolation in West Virginia, 1900-1968

Zelideth Rivas, Huntington, Hawaii as a Haven: Peruvian Hecement Double Displacement

Catherine Moore, Respondents, Union: The Appalachian Revolution

Charlotte Hoelke, Morgantown, On Happiness Queer: Delight, Disgust, Doing, and Undoing

Evan A. MacCarthy, Morgantown, The Voyage through Montaigne and Ears

For more information about the West Virginia Humanities Council grant program, contact the Council of Humanities grant administrator Erin Riebe at 304-346-8500 or by email at riebe@wvhumanities.org. Guidelines and grant applications are also available on the Humanities Council website, www.wvhumanities.org.

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