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
A Female Philoctetes

Theater of War

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

Jefferson Lecture 2015

Anna Deavere Smith shares her thoughts on "character" with NEH Chairman William Adams
NAACP parade with marchers carrying a coffin for Jim Crow.

From Freedom to Equality with NEH

As the country marks the 50th anniversary of Selma, a look at NEH-supported projects on African-American Civil Rights history

Explore the Humanities

Websites, apps, and digital projects supported by NEH grants

Festival Date: March 30, 2015

The Constance H. Carlson Public Humanities Prize

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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Anna Deavere Smith