Petrulionis receives grant to fund Mary Moody Emerson project
Monday, June 14, 2010 - 4164 hits
Dr. Sandy Petrulionis, professor of English and American Studies at Penn State Altoona, and her collaborator Dr. Noelle Baker were recently awarded a Scholarly Editions Grant of $230,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The grant will fund Petrulionis' and Baker's work on a scholarly, annotated, digital edition of the complete Almanacks of Mary Moody Emerson.
The Mary Moody Emerson project is one of 120 projects to receive part of the $20 million in funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The grants support a wide variety of projects nationwide, including traveling exhibitions, collaborative research, scholarly editions, advanced scholarly training in digital humanities, digitization of historic newspapers, programming offered by state humanities councils, and preservation of cultural heritage collections.
To view a complete list of awarded grants, visit www.neh.gov/news/archive/pdf/Awards_10Jun_Pt2_NEtoWY.pdf online.