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Six professors named NEH fellows

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Six Harvard professors joined nearly 200 scholars nationwide to be named recipients of a total of $7.4 million in fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The fellowships, announced this past February, are intended for individual research in the humanities. The Harvard recipients and their research topics include Associate Professor of Government Sharon Krause for “The Moral and Political Philosophy of David Hume”; Assistant Professor of History Erez Manela, “The Wilsonian Moment: Self-Determination and the International Origins of Anticolonial Nationalism, 1917-1920”; William Powell Mason Professor of Music Carol Oja, “Leonard Bernstein and the Theater”; A. Kingsley Porter University Professor Helen Vendler, “The Final Volumes of Poets Stevens, Lowell, Bishop, Plath, Merrill, and Ammons”; postdoc fellow Aida Vidan, “Essays on Slavic Mythology and Oral Tradition”; and preceptor in expository writing Justin Wolff, “The Most American Artist: A Biography of Thomas Hart Benton.”