MIDDLEBURY, Vt. – Will Nash, professor of American Studies and English & American Literatures, has been awarded a grant to participate in a National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute titled Making Modernism: Literature and Culture in Twentieth-Century Chicago, 1893-1955.

The 4-week institute is sponsored by, and based at, the Newberry Library in Chicago. Participants will explore Chicago’s contribution to the modernist movement, with particular attention given to literature and the visual arts.

In 2016, Nash was selected to participate in a two-week NEH Summer Seminar sponsored by Winthrop University, held at the University of North Carolina-Asheville, titled Take Note and Remember: The Commonplace Book and Its American Antecedents.