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Chairman's Speeches

National Federation of State Humanities Councils Remarks
2013 Annual Meeting
Birmingham
,
AL

November 14, 2013
Remarks for the Italian Embassy event
Embassy of Italy
Washington
,
DC

September 25, 2013
Carole Watson on Chronicling America
Old Post Office Building
Washington
,
DC

September 11, 2013
STEM and the Humanities: a False Dichotomy
University of Illinois Graduate College Address
Urbana
,
IL

April 17, 2013
Introduction by NEH Chairman Jim Leach of the 2013 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities by Martin Scorsese
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Washington
,
DC

April 1, 2013
Comments at the Supreme Court Introducing NEH’s Created Equal Initiative
The Supreme Court
Washington
,
DC

February 20, 2013
Pushing Back the Time Boundaries of Ancient Civilization
Turkish Embassy Residence
Washington
,
DC

January 16, 2013
The Oath of Office and Its Constitutional Context
Comments Prepared for Delivery Swearing-in Ceremony for the Hon. Rush Holt, Library of Congress
Washington
,
DC

January 3, 2013
Comments on the NEH-funded Documentary Death and the Civil War
“Lessons and Legacies: The Civil War and Veterans Today” Convocation for Veterans
Washington
,
DC

November 13, 2012
The Humanities and Global Education
Drake University
Des Moines
,
IA

October 27, 2012
Citizens United: Robbing America of Its Democratic Idealism
Symposium on “Stewarding Democracy: American Institutions and the Public Good," American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Cambridge
,
MA

October 7, 2012
Archaeology and the Ozarks
Annual Meeting of the Arkansas Archaeological Society
Little Rock
,
AR

September 22, 2012
City on a Rock
Better World Forum, Singapore
Singapore
,

September 12, 2012
The 3rd China-United States Cultural Forum, Closing Remarks
The 3rd China-United States Cultural Forum: A Binational Conversation on Bridging Cultures
Nanjing
,

September 8, 2012
The 3rd China-United States Cultural Forum, Opening Remarks
A Binational Conversation on Bridging Cultures
Beijing
,

September 6, 2012