NEH Summer Programs for College and University Teachers
Summer Program Date:
***Participate in an NEH Summer Program in 2013***
Each summer, the National Endowment for the Humanities supports residential seminars and institutes for faculty who teach American undergraduates.
These study opportunities allow faculty and a select number of graduate students to increase their knowledge of current scholarship and advance their own teaching and research. Participants in these two- to five-week projects receive stipends to help cover travel and living expenses.
The 20 seminars and institutes for summer 2013 will address the following topics:
Metaphysics and mind
Early modern responses to religious pluralism
Reassessing British Romanticism
Early modern manuscripts and printed books
Classic Buddhist texts
African-American struggles for freedom and civil rights
American material culture in nineteenth-century New York
Americas Russian-speaking immigrants and refugees
Early modern empires and interactions
History of political economy
History of India
Modernism in Chicago
African Americans in the Georgia Lowcountry
Music and travel, 15001800
Transcendentalism and social action
Many seminars and institutes take place on American campuses; others are held at sites in Brazil, India, and Italy.
For a list of the seminars and institutes to be offered in the summer of 2013, along with eligibility requirements and contact information for the directors, please visit http://www.neh.gov/divisions/education/summer-programs.
***Direct an NEH Summer Program in 2014***
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.
For examples, see this years list of NEH summer programs: http://www.neh.gov/divisions/education/summer-programs.
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 2014 is March 5, 2013.
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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