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JanusBlogers might be very interested in this NEH Summer Institute. Thanks to Deborah S. Mower, a Co-Director, for sending along the information on applying.

Moral Psychology and Education: Putting the Humanities to Work
A National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute
May 30 - June 24, 2016 (4 weeks)

Extends discussion of the public/civic function of the humanities to an intensive examination of the moral psychology behind effective moral education. Guided by 17 faculty from a variety of fields, participants will develop teaching and research projects. Application deadline is March 1, 2016 at 11:59 pm (see http://www.gvsu.edu/neh-institute/apply-5.htm). For more information, see http://www.gvsu.edu/neh-institute/ . We hope to attract faculty interested in theoretical and empirical research on the science behind how the humanities spur and drive virtue and moral development.

Deborah S. Mower
Professor, Philosophy & Religious Studies
Youngstown State University
http://youngstown.academia.edu/DeborahMower
dsmower@ysu.edu; 330-941-3449
Co-Director, NEH Summer Institute: Moral Psychology and Education: Putting the Humanities to Work
http://www.gvsu.edu/neh-institute/
President, Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum
http://www.rit.edu/~w-ethics/seac/
January 29, 2016 | Registered CommenterGuy Axtell