Oppose devastating cuts to the National Endowment for the Humanities!

Now that the government shutdown is over and Congress is beginning new budget negotiations, the proposed 49 percent cut to the National Endowment for the Humanities is back on the table. Just last week, one of the budget negotiators invoked the cut as he questioned the appropriateness of NEH grants. You can make sure that … Continue reading Oppose devastating cuts to the National Endowment for the Humanities!

Humanities Summer Program Opportunity for School and College Educators

Each year, the National Endowment for the Humanities supports tuition-free summer programs for school and college educators. Participants receive stipends to help cover travel and living expenses. These one-to-five week study opportunities focus on important topics, texts, and questions in the humanities; enhance the intellectual vitality and professional development of participants; build a community of … Continue reading Humanities Summer Program Opportunity for School and College Educators

Two New Grant Opportunities for Research in the Humanities and Health

This is a repost of Grant News by NEH: NEH and AHRC Announce Collaborative Grant Opportunity to Use Humanities Scholarship to Study Health and Wellbeing in the UK and US The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Arts and Humanities Research Council of the United Kingdom (AHRC) are cooperating to advance research in … Continue reading Two New Grant Opportunities for Research in the Humanities and Health

The National Endowment for the Humanities Needs Your Help

Today’s post is a letter from NHA’s Interm Executive Director, Duane Webster. Dear Colleague: Wednesday, the House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee marked up the FY 2013 spending bill that includes funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).  The bill proposes $132 million for the agency in FY 2013.  This represents a decrease of $14 … Continue reading The National Endowment for the Humanities Needs Your Help

Preserve the NEH and Title VI/Fulbright-Hays Program Budgets – Contact your Members of Congress

Today’s guest blog post is a letter written by the Interim Executive Director of the National Humanities Alliance, Duane Webster. Please help by contacting your congressional member today! Dear Colleague, Please help support the humanities by taking a few minutes to contact your Members of Congress and ask them to sign two important Dear Colleague … Continue reading Preserve the NEH and Title VI/Fulbright-Hays Program Budgets – Contact your Members of Congress

New website – Indians of the Midwest, Past and Present

The D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies announces the recent launch of a permanent, multimedia educational website, titled “Indians of the Midwest, Past and Present,” that is designed to engage and inform a broad audience about recent research by anthropologists and other scholars on tribal sovereignty; hunting, fishing, and gathering rights; casinos … Continue reading New website – Indians of the Midwest, Past and Present