The NEH has recently released its updated list of grant recepients for 2016. Included are six projects on Classical themes that focus on various aspects of ancient history and material culture from Rome to the Middle East. They are:
- Work on "Facing Death in Ancient Greek Tragedy," directed by Karen Bassi at the University of California, Santa Cruz
- The project "Aristotle's Soul: Essays on the Classical Scientific Treatise, De Anima" directed by Sean Kelsey at the University of Notre Dame
- A project on "Object Memory: Souvenirs, Memorabilia, and the Construction of Knowledge in the Roman Empire," directed by Maggie Popkin from Case Western Reserve University
- Support for "Evaluating Digital Platforms for an Immersive Ancient Egyptian Experience," directed by Erin Peters from the Carnegie Institute
Congratulations to all grantees, and best of luck on the projects ahead!