MLA Members Win 2017 NEH Awards


We would like to congratulate the following MLA members who received 2017 National Endowment for the Humanities awards.

Institutes for School Teachers

Lissette Szwydky-Davis, project director
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Remaking Monsters and Heroines: Adapting Classic Literature for Contemporary Audiences: A two-week institute for thirty-six schoolteachers on Frankenstein, “Cinderella,” and the adaptations of these classic texts.

Seminars for School Teachers

John Jordan, project director
University of California, Santa Cruz
Why Literature Matters: Voices from Nineteenth-Century American and British Literature: A four-week seminar for sixteen schoolteachers on nineteenth-century American and British literature.

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