National Endowment for the Humanities

Lydia Moland, associate professor of philosophy, has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for the upcoming year. The grant will allow Moland to complete research on her book Hegel’s Aesthetics: The Art of Idealism, which she’s been working on during her sabbatical year. Moland previously was awarded a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies in support of this project, which will combine analysis of the philosophy of art during the period known as the German Age of Aesthetics with application of that analysis to contemporary art. “These new NEH grants exemplify the agency’s commitment to serving American communities through investing in education initiatives, safeguarding cultural treasures, and illuminating the history and values that define our shared heritage,” NEH Acting Chairman Jon Parrish Peede said in a Dec. 13 press release.

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