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Katharina Volk, Thomas Graham, and Giuseppe Gerbino awarded NEH grants!

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The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced $14.8 million in grants to support 253 humanities projects in 44 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. An additional $47.5 million was awarded to fund 55 state humanities council partners. 3 professors from Columbia, Katharina Volk, Thomas Graham, and Giuseppe Gerbino, were awarded grants and the SoF/Heyman congratulates them!  >>

Event: “Out of State” Screening and Discussion with SOF Alum Max Mishler

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The award-winning documentary Out of State (79 min.) explores the intersections between the US imperial project and prison industrial complex, through the stories of David and Hale—two Native Hawaiian men incarcerated in a private prison in the Arizona desert, thousands of miles away from home. “The themes that this powerful, poetic film explores are specifically grounded in a uniquely Hawaiian experience—exploring the struggles of contemporary Hawaiians through an intimate, honest, and empathetic lens,” the Hawai‘i International Film Festival Jury proclaimed.  >>