Seth Moglen Receives NEH Grant for Book Project

Moglen, professor of English and founding director of South Side Initiative, traces Bethlehem's history from its 18th century founding to its post-industrial present.

Seth Moglen, professor of English and Africana studies at Lehigh, has received a Public Scholars grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to complete a book project tracing Bethlehem’s history, from its 18th-century founding to postindustrial present.

Moglen’s book examines the continuing contradiction between egalitarianism and domination in American life through a carefully researched exploration of Bethlehem.