CAMWS Members in Latest Round of NEH Grants

The following CAMWS members were among the recipients in the latest round of NEH Grants:

University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA
Project Director: Tyler Jo Smith
[Digital Humanities Advancement Grants]
Project Title: Linked Open Greek Pottery
Project Description: The development of a model for aggregating information about dispersed collections of ancient Greek pottery based on the concepts of linked open data to provide greater access to the collections and to allow new ways of analyzing the materials.
Outright: 85382 Match: 0

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
Project Director: Christopher Ratte
[Collaborative Research]
Project Title: Notion Archaeological Research Project: The Biography of an Ancient Greek Urban Community
Project Description: Excavation and analysis at Notion, an urban site from the Hellenistic and Roman periods, located in western Turkey.
Outright: 220000 Match: 0

Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Project Director: James Romm
[Public Scholar Program]
Project Title: The Sacred Band of Thebes and the Last Days of Greek Freedom (379–338 B.C.)
Project Description: Research and writing leading to publication of a book on the "Sacred Band," a special infantry unit of the city of Thebes from 379-338 BCE,  in the context of ancient Greek history, politics, and philosophy.
Outright: 50000 Match: 0

Here is a statement from National Humanities Alliance about these awards.