Rudolfo Anaya awarded a National Humanities Medal

2015 National Humanities Medal

President Obama honors twelve distinguished humanities recipients
Join keynote speakers David Isay & Nancy Watrous at Play/back this fall.

Play/back to take place Friday, September 30

Play/back will cultivate dialogue and collaboration on ensuring access to America’s rich audiovisual heritage.

Human/Ties 2016

Four-day celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the National Endowment for the Humanities in Charlottesville, VA

NEH Awards New Grants

$79 Million for Nearly 300 Humanities Projects including support for remaking PhD programs in the humanities
NEH announces Next Generation PhD grants

Next Generation PhD Grants Announced

28 institutions to receive a total of $1.65 million to plan and implement transformation of graduate education

Protecting our Cultural Heritage

NEH calls for projects that document or digitally re-create imperiled or destroyed cultural materials

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Explore the Humanities

Websites, apps, and digital projects supported by NEH grants

Lecture Date: September 27, 2016

Recovering the M4 Enigma Machine, an oral history

Festival Date: September 30, 2016 - October 1, 2016

MS Delta Tennessee Williams Festival

Lecture Date: October 4, 2016

Perspectives on Islam

Humanities Magazine

The Magazine
of the National Endowment for the Humanities

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