Northwestern Faculty Awarded NEH Grants
January 12, 2023
Congratulations to three Northwestern faculty who were awarded National Endowment for the Humanities grants in January 2023!
Jennifer Lackey (Philosophy and Northwestern Prison Education Program; Kaplan Fellow 2021-2022)
Research and writing leading to a book on the rights of victims to epistemic justice by being known and heard by the parties who wronged them.
Dassia Posner (Theatre and Slavic Languages and Literatures; ACLS Visiting Kaplan Fellow 2018-2019)
The Kamerny Theatre: An Artistic History in Political Times
Research and writing leading to a book on the history of Moscow’s Kamerny Theatre, an avant-garde theater founded by Ukrainian-Jewish director Alexander Tairov and dissolved during Stalin’s purges (1914–1950).
Spencer Striker (Digital Media, Northwestern Qatar)
The People Who Created “America's City” (New York, 1770–1800)
Research and consultations with scholarly and educational advisers to create a role-playing game about New York City during and after the American Revolution.