NEH awards USD English professor summer fellowship

NEH awards USD English professor summer fellowship Emily Haddad, associate professor of English at The University of South Dakota, was recently awarded a Summer Stipend from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Haddad's proposed research project is titled, "Indigenous Economics and Imperial Power in Nineteenth-Century British Literature."

Haddad will receive an outright award of $5,000 for two consecutive months of full-time research and writing this summer.

Summer Stipends provide individuals with an opportunity to pursue research in the humanities that contributes to scholarly knowledge or to the public's understanding of the humanities. Projects are completed during the tenure of an award or � as in Haddad's case � represent part of a long-term endeavor.

Recipients might eventually produce scholarly articles, a monograph on a specialized subject, a book on a broad topic, an archaeological site report, a translation, an edition, a database, or other scholarly tools. Haddad's research will form the basis for her next scholarly book.

Haddad lives in Vermillion with her husband, John Erikson, and their three sons. She is also this year's Humanities recipient of the Richard and Sharon Cutler Award in Liberal Arts from the College of Arts and Sciences at USD.

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