18.502 NEH Summer Seminars: call for proposals

From: Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty willard.mccarty_at_kcl.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 08:06:55 +0000

               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 18, No. 502.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
                     Submit to: humanist_at_princeton.edu

         Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2005 08:02:35 +0000
         From: "Nguyen, Julia" <JNguyen_at_NEH.GOV>
         Subject: NEH summer seminars and institutes

The National Endowment for the Humanities is seeking potential project
directors for seminars and institutes to be held during the summer of 2006.
If you could post the announcement below to your list, we would be most

Thank you,

Julia Huston Nguyen, Ph.D.
Senior Program Officer
Division of Education Programs
National Endowment for the Humanities
1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, D.C. 20506
(202) 606-8213



National Endowment for the Humanities (U.S.A.)

Applications to Conduct an NEH Seminar or Institute

in Summer 2006

Application Deadline: March 1, 2005.

Each summer the National Endowment for the Humanities supports faculty
development through residential seminars and institutes. These projects are
designed to provide teachers from across the nation with the opportunity for
intensive study of important texts and topics in the humanities. Seminars
and institutes are intended to foster excellent teaching by encouraging
collegial discussion of humanities topics within close-knit scholarly
They also promote active scholarship in the humanities in ways suited to
teachers at all levels from grade school through college.

Now is the time to draft a proposal to direct a seminar or institute,
or to contact a colleague whom you think might be interested in developing a
project. The NEH is supporting 28 projects for school teachers and 32 for
college and university faculty in the summer of 2005. You may find lists of
these projects on the NEH website at

(school teachers) and

and university teachers). If you or your colleagues would like to apply to
offer a
seminar or institute in 2006, please be in touch with one of the NEH
program staff
listed below to discuss your application. Program staff can answer questions,
discuss current program emphases, provide samples of successful applications,
and comment on an informal draft. Staff can help anticipate questions that
are likely
to arise in the review process.

The application guidelines can be found on the NEH website at

Please note that these new guidelines offer the opportunity to conduct
seminars and institutes that may be as short as two or three weeks.
Additionally, the director's compensation and the participants' stipends
were increased last year. If you have any questions or suggestions, do not
hesitate to call on the staff at the NEH Division of Education Programs.
For general questions, call Joyce Ferguson at 202-606-8463 or Jean Hughes
at 202-606-8471, or contact one of the program officers listed below.

We look forward to working with you.

Thomas Adams 202-606-8396 <mailto:tadams_at_neh.gov>tadams_at_neh.gov
Douglas Arnold 202-606-8225 <mailto:darnold_at_neh.gov>darnold_at_neh.gov
Barbara Ashbrook 202-606-8388 <mailto:bashbrook_at_neh.gov>bashbrook_at_neh.gov
Sonia Feigenbaum 202-606-8490 <mailto:sfeigenbaum_at_neh.gov>sfeigenbaum_at_neh.gov
Gary Henrickson 202-606-8241 <mailto:ghenrickson_at_neh.gov>ghenrickson_at_neh.gov
Judith Jeffrey Howard 202-606-8398 <mailto:jhoward_at_neh.gov>jhoward_at_neh.gov
Julia Nguyen 202-606-8213 <mailto:jnguyen_at_neh.gov>jnguyen_at_neh.gov
Robert Sayers 202-606-8215 <mailto:rsayers_at_neh.gov>rsayers_at_neh.gov
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