The Utah Humanities Council has approved grants for 17 projects throughout the state, ranging from lecture series and symposiums to special bibliographies and pamphlets. The grants went to:

- The Utah Classical Association, for pre-play lectures in Ephraim, Logan, Moab, Ogden, Provo and Salt Lake City as part of the Classical Greek Theatre Festival.- A Utah Arts Council lecture series in conjunction with "Bound by Tradition," a traveling exhibition of quilts inspired by issues of women's place in society.

- Utah Woodturners Association and Art Barn lectures with the interpretive exhibit "Chairs as Social Artifacts."

- ARTE pre-play lectures to complement the Castle Theatre Festival.

- Utah Council of Teachers of English research to compile an annotated bibliography of children's multicultural literature, "Cultural Understanding Through Literature."

- A teachers institute on Japan, China and Korea, "The Pacific Rim: Contemporary Issues and Historic Roots," sponsored by the Snowbird Institute for the Arts and Humanities and the Utah State Office of Education.

- A keynote lecture, "Cultural Corners," sponsored by the Dixie Folklife Festival.

- The University of Utah Humanities Center series "Deaf-Blind: Lectures on Language, Culture and Perception."

- Pre-play lectures for Theatreworks West's touring performances.

- A national conference on sacred buildings, "Sacred Trusts VI," to be conducted by the Utah Heritage Foundation and Partners for Sacred Places.

- "Literature in the Home: Community and Communication," reading and discussion programs for book clubs and study groups, through the Book Group: Exploring Literature in Company.

- "Creation and Treatment of the `Outlaw' in Contemporary Legal Culture," a national symposium on how groups come to be identified as "outlaws," sponsored by the U. College of Law.

- The Murray Arts Advisory Board booklet, "Murray Historic Home Pamphlet," for use in Murray's Heritage Days.

- Archaeological research, resulting in an exhibit and lectures, by Anasazi State Park that will result in "Geoarchaeology and Human Decision Making at the Coombs Site."

- Jensen Historic Farm for three programs on "Modernizing the Rural Utah Farm."

- Lectures, panel discussions and demonstrations on "Native American Music and Dance" sponsored by the Southern Utah University Multicultural Center.

- A weeklong symposium, "World War II: A Look at the Region," conducted by the Utah State University's Mountain West Center for Regional Studies.

The next deadline for grant proposals is April 1. For information call the Utah Humanities Council at 359-9670, or write to 350 S. 400 East, Suite 110, Salt Lake City, UT 84111-2946.