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Recent NEH Awards to CAMWS Members

Grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities were recently awarded to the following CAMWS members:

MINNESOTA
St. Peter
Gustavus Adolphus College
Outright: $93,503
[Seminars for School Teachers]
Project Director: Matthew Panciera
Project Title: Roman Daily Life in Petronius and Pompeii
Project Description: A three-week seminar for sixteen schoolteachers on Roman daily life as portrayed in Petronius’s Satyricon and in archaeological and epigraphical evidence in Pompeii.

VIRGINIA
Lexington
Washington and Lee University
Outright: $149,583
[Scholarly Editions and Translations]
Project Director: Rebecca Benefiel; Holly Sypniewski (co-project director)
Project Title: The Ancient Graffiti Project: An Open-Access Critical Edition of First- Century Pompeian Wall Inscriptions
Project Description: Preparation of an open-access digital critical edition and translation of 800 first-century CE graffiti (texts and pictographs) from the theater district and the gymnasium area in the ancient city of Pompeii, Italy.