Just a reminder that the deadline for the National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Stipends is September 29th. Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources. … Continue reading NEH Summer Stipend
Most federal humanities programs received major cuts in FY 2011, and new budget allocations released by the House indicate that FY 2012 could result in even larger across-the-board reductions. As work on FY 2012 appropriations in Congress moves forward, you can help by contacting your congressional representatives. Here are two programs that directly impact many … Continue reading Budget Cuts Impact Humanities
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced $18.8 million in awards and offers for 216 humanities projects in 39 states and the District of Columbia. This funding will support fellowships for scholarly research and the development of new undergraduate courses in the humanities, traveling exhibitions, production and development of films, the development and staging of … Continue reading NEH Awards $18.8 Million to 216 Humanities Projects
Yesterday, the Obama Administration released its budget for fiscal year 2012, a plan that includes bold proposals to reduce government spending and address a budget deficit that is expected to reach over $1.6 trillion dollars by the end of this fiscal year. Among the agencies subject to proposed budget cuts include the National Endowment for … Continue reading Budget Announced – Write to Your Congress Representative Today!
House Appropriations Committee Chairman Hal Rogers (R-KY) announced plans for a Continuing Resolution that would reduce spending by $74 billion below President Obama’s 2011 budget request for the remainder of the year. This proposal would cut over $12 million from the National Endowment for Humanities (NEH)! As one of the largest funders of humanities programs … Continue reading NEH Needs Your Support
Each year, the American Anthropological Association partners with the National Humanities Alliance to sponsor Humanities Advocacy Day, a chance for anthropologists and other who work in humanities-related fields to meet their Congressional representatives and advocate for much-needed additional funding for the National Science Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities and other Federal agencies. Details … Continue reading National Humanities Alliance’s Annual Meeting & Humanities Advocacy Day – Register Today