Two Utah scholars will join more than 200 others this summer in two months of independent study funded through grants by the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Gregory D. Clark, Brigham Young University, will work on a project entitled "The Rhetorical Function of Narrative Description: Travel Narratives in Early America." Susan J. Miller, University of Utah, will work on "A Pre-History of American University Composition: Popular Sources of Academic Theory and Practice."The NEH offered $780,500 in summer stipend awards to 223 American scholars in 39 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Each scholar was offered a $3,500 grant to conduct full-time research on a humanities topic. This year's NEH summer stipends recipients were selected from 1,369 applicants nationwide.