Each summer the National Endowment for the Humanities supports study opportunities in the humanities for faculty who teach American undergraduates. Landmarks of American History and Culture workshops are national, residential, and rigorous. Participants in these 1-week workshops receive stipends to help defray travel and living expenses. This program is open to full-time, part-time, and adjunct faculty at community colleges. Foreign nationals teaching abroad are not eligible to participate.
The list of Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for Community College Faculty, along with eligibility requirements and contact information for the directors, is available on the NEH website at:
The six workshops for 2008 are
• Concord, Massachusetts: A Center of Transcendentalism and Social Action in the 19th Century
• African American History and Culture in the Georgia Lowcountry: Savannah and the Coastal Islands, 1750-1950
• Henry Ford and the History of American Industry, Labor, and Culture
• Landmarks of American Democracy: From Freedom Summer to the Memphis Sanitation Workers’ Strike
• Illustrating the Gilded Age: Political Cartoons and the Press in American Politics and Culture, 1877-1901
• Revolution to Republic: Philadelphia’s Place in Early America
NEH is also sponsoring 17 Seminars and Institutes for College and University Teachers at sites across the country and abroad. Community college faculty are eligible to participate in these 3-6 week projects. The list of Seminars and Institutes for 2008, along with eligibility requirements and contact information for the directors, is available on the NEH website at:
Project directors for Landmarks and for Seminars and Institutes will provide details about their projects, along with application guidelines. NEH staff does not send out this information.
For general information about these program, contact NEH by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org; for information about other NEH programs, go to the NEH website at .
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