Delegate Eleanor Roosevelt at a meeting of the United Nations, 1947

NEH announces new grants

$22.8 million in awards and offers for 232 humanities projects
Anna Deavere Smith

Jefferson Lecture 2015

Why Anna Deavere Smith tells her students to "Give your mother a break"
A Female Philoctetes

Theater of War

Aquila Theatre and YouStories bring veterans together with ancient Greek drama.
Anna Deavere Smith in 1993

America, Word for Word

An interview with 2015 Jefferson Lecturer Anna Deavere Smith

Explore the Humanities

Websites, apps, and digital projects supported by NEH grants

Library Program Date: April 1, 2015 - April 30, 2015

PoemCity 2015

Exhibition Date: April 3, 2015 - May 10, 2015

Madonnas of the Prairie: Depictions of Women in the American West

Lecture Date: April 6, 2015

Making Sense of the Civil War

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