Linda Przybyszewski

The College of Arts and Letters | November 15, 2015

Notre Dame historian Linda Przybyszewski has been selected as one of the first winners of the National Endowment for the Humanities new Public Scholar Grant Program, which aims to bring the humanities to larger audiences and make scholarship relevant to contemporary life.

“These NEH grants give serious scholars an opportunity to write books the general public is interested in,” Przybyszewski said.

One of 36 academic nonfiction projects to receive funding in 2015, her forthcoming book will tell the story of the Cincinnati Board of Education’s decision to stop Bible reading in public schools and the ensuing court battles that riveted the nation in the late 1860s and early 1870s.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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