Education Programs: Institutes for Higher Education Faculty

Period of Performance

10/1/2012 - 12/31/2014

Funding Totals

$134,000.00 (approved)
$129,563.00 (awarded)

Transcendentalism and Social Action in the Age of Emerson, Thoreau, and Fuller

FAIN: EH-50302-12

Community College Humanities Association (Baltimore, MD 21237-3899)
Sterling Delano (Project Director: March 2012 to May 2015)

A two-week institute for twenty-five college and university teachers on Transcendentalism and social reform, to be held in Concord, Massachusetts.

Community College Humanities Association requests funding for a two-week Summer Institute, July 7-20, 2013 for college and university faculty on "Transcendentalism and Social Action in the Age of Emerson, Thoreau, and Fuller" in Concord and Boston, Massachusetts. The Summer Institute examines one of the most important periods in American intellectual and cultural history and aims to stimulate study and research with direct access to rare manuscripts and other primary documents . NEH Summer Scholars will have the opportunity to study under the guidance of Robert Gross, Joel Myerson, Leslie Wilson, Sandra Petrulionis, Jayne Gordon, Wesley T. Mott, Laura Dassow Walls, Phyllis Cole and John Matteson.