Summer 2000 NEH Seminars and Institutes for College and University Teachers
Summer Program Registration Deadline:
Summer 2000 National Endowment for the Humanities (U.S.A.)
Seminars and Institutes for College and University Teachers
Application Deadline: March 1, 2000
Each summer the National Endowment for the Humanities supports a variety of study opportunities in the humanities for faculty who teach American undergraduates. Seminars and institutes are national, residential, and rigorous. Designed to strengthen the quality of the humanities teaching and scholarship, they are led by some of the nation's most outstanding scholars and take place at major colleges and universities and archival facilities across the United States and abroad.
Topics considered among the 22 seminars and institutes during the summer of the year 2000 are the civil rights movement, bioethics, modern European culture and politics, the Mayan world, opera, and disability studies. For a complete list of both seminars and institutes, go to the NEH Web site (http://www.neh.gov/teaching/seminars2.html), or phone (202/606-8463), or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The listings contain seminar and institute titles and the means to contact each director. Prospective applicants can request information from as many seminar and institute directors as they wish but may apply to only two NEH summer offerings.
In response to a request for information, seminar and institute directors will send a letter describing the content, logistics, expectations, and conditions of that project. Each letter will be accompanied by application instructions as well as information about the program's costs. Participants receive from the National Endowment for the Humanities a stipend based on the length of the seminar or institute. Year 2000 stipends are $2,800 for four weeks, $3,250 for five weeks, and $3,700 for six weeks and are intended to help cover travel costs and living expenses, as well as books and miscellaneous expenses.
Requests for information and completed applications should NOT be directed to the National Endowment for the Humanities; they should be addressed to the individual projects as found in the listings. The application deadline is March 1, 2000.
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