Three Indiana University projects have been awarded a total of nearly $700,000 in funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The efforts focus on Native American studies, philosophy and African arts and culture.
"The Digital Native American and Indigenous Studies Project" involves workshops on digital methods and cultural heritage in Native American studies. That project was awarded nearly $250,000.
"The Works of George Santayana" focuses on preparing the works of American philosopher George Santayana for print and digital publication. The effort was awarded more than $225,000.
"Arts of Survival: Recasting Lives in African Cities" is a three-week faculty seminar examining the arts and culture of Accra, Lagos, Nairobi, New Orleans and Port-au-Prince.
The three projects are among 212 sharing in $36.6 million of recent NEH funding.