RESEARCH AWARD: Three Princeton faculty members awarded NEH grants

Dec. 20, 2016 10:18 a.m.

Three Princeton faculty members have received research grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Amy Borovoy, associate professor of East Asian studies, received a $33,600 grant under the Fellowships for Advanced Research on Japan for the project "Organ Donation and Medical Practices in Modern Japanese Culture." Lara Harb, assistant professor of Near Eastern studies, received a $50,400 grant under the Fellowships for University Teachers for the project "The Concept of Imitation in Classical Arabic Literature." Anna Shields, professor of East Asian studies, received a $33,600 grant under the Fellowships for University Teachers for the project "Construction of the Tang Dynasty Literary Legacy by Scholars in the Five Dynasties and Northern Song." The NEH is an independent federal agency created in 1965. It is one of the largest funders of humanities programs in the United States.