National Endowment for the Humanities
Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for Community College Faculty
Application Deadline: March 1, 2012
PARTICIPATE IN AN NEH SUMMER PROGRAM IN 2012
NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops are tuition-free residential workshops for community college faculty. These one-week programs take place at sites of historical or cultural significance across the nation. Participants receive stipends to help cover travel and living expenses.
This program is open to full-time, part-time, and adjunct faculty at community colleges.
The six workshops for 2012 are:
• African-American History and Culture in the Georgia Lowcountry: Savannah and the Coastal Islands, 1750–1950
• Along the Shore: The Landmarks of Brooklyn’s Industrial Waterfront
• Concord, Massachusetts: Feminists, Utopians, and Social Reform in the Age of Emerson and Thoreau
• Georgia O’Keeffe: Santa Fe, Abiquiú, and the New Mexico Landscape
• Legacies and Landmarks of the Plains Native Americans
• The War of 1812 in the Great Lakes and Western Territories
More information about Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for Community College Faculty is available on the NEH website at http://www.neh.gov/projects/landmarks-college.html.
NEH also sponsors Summer Seminars and Institutes for College and University Teachers at sites across the country and abroad. Community college faculty members are eligible to participate in these two- to five-week programs. The list of NEH Seminars and Institutes for 2012, along with eligibility requirements and contact information for the directors, is available on the NEH website at http://www.neh.gov/projects/si-university.html.
DIRECT AN NEH SUMMER PROGRAM IN 2013
The National Endowment for the Humanities is accepting applications for grants to direct a summer program for college faculty or schoolteachers on a humanities topic of your expertise.
Why direct an NEH summer program?
• Directors strengthen teaching and research at the undergraduate or K-12 levels.
• Directors influence their fields of expertise through intense collegial study, often resulting in participants’ publications.
• Directors join a distinguished roster of NEH summer program leaders.
• Directors engage with motivated participants from across the country.
• Directors receive compensation based on the duration of the program.
• Directors bring distinction to their home institutions.
Interested in applying? Consult the application guidelines:
• NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes:
• NEH Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops:
The deadline to propose a summer program for Summer 2013 is March 1, 2012.
We strongly encourage you to discuss your proposal with NEH staff, who will answer questions and critique drafts. Call (202) 606-8500 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
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