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Community college faculty and administrators at Ohio Historical Society archives

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Native Americans in the Midwest: An NEH Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges Project

The Ohio Historical Society received an NEH grant in 2013 to support a series of conferences for community college faculty on Native American tribes in the Midwest.

Posted: March 26, 2014
2012 Workshop Participants

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The Most Southern Place on Earth: Music, History, and Culture of the Mississippi Delta

Schoolteachers will study the influence of the Mississippi Delta on American history this summer as part of an NEH-funded workshop in Cleveland, MS.

Posted: February 11, 2014
J.S. Bach

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Teaching Bach

Dr. Hilde Binford directed a 2012 NEH Summer Institute for School Teachers on Johann Sebastian Bach and a documentary featuring a scholarly panel discussion about Bach’s Mass in B Minor.

Posted: August 12, 2013
Scene from Bacchides

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Roman Comedy in Performance

A 2012 NEH summer institute gave college and university teachers a closer look at Roman comedy in performance.

Posted: August 5, 2013
Good Administration Mural

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Enduring Questions Corner

The NEH Enduring Questions grant program supports faculty members in the teaching and development of a new course that will foster intellectual community through the study of an enduring question.

Posted: March 20, 2013

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Spotlight on an NEH Summer Program for College Teachers: Encountering Brazil through its Contemporary Urban Literature

The NEH Division of Education Programs will help bring Brazil’s major writers and works to greater prominence by supporting a seminar led by Professor David William Foster.  “Brazilian Literature: Twentieth Century Urban Fiction” will take place this summer in several Brazilian cities over four weeks.  College and university faculty and graduate students from around the United States will study five major works and gain a deep introduction to Brazilian culture, especially its urban environments

Posted: January 9, 2013
Stockman House

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Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie School in the Midwest

Wright on the Park, Inc. received a grant to offer "Frank Lloyd Wright and the Prairie School in the Midwest," two one-week workshops for school teachers in summer 2013.

Posted: January 8, 2013
Lobby to Main Reading Room, Library of Congress

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Liberty, Equality, and Justice: Philosophical Problems in Domestic and Global Contexts

"Liberty, Equality, and Justice: Philosophical Problems in Domestic and Global Contexts” is a four-week seminar for college and university teachers held in summer 2012.

Posted: June 25, 2012
 Daibutsu (image of Buddha) at Kamakura, Japan

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Investigating Consciousness: Buddhist and Contemporary Philosophical Perspectives

The 2012 NEH Summer Institute for College and University Faculty, "Investigating Consciousness: Buddhist and Contemporary Philosophical Perspectives," focuses on the convergence of western traditions in philosophy and Buddhist approaches in the field of philosophy of mind.

Posted: June 25, 2012