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

NEH and NSF award $3.9 million to preserve languages threatened with extinction

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced the award of 10 fellowships and 24 institutional grants totaling $3.9 million in the agencies’ ongoing Documenting Endangered Languages (DEL) program. This is the seventh round of their campaign to preserve records of languages threatened with extinction. Experts estimate that more … Continue reading NEH and NSF award $3.9 million to preserve languages threatened with extinction

NEH Summer Stipend

    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

Budget Cuts Impact Humanities

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