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NEH Summer Programs in the Humanities for School and College Educators

Each year, NEH offers tuition-free opportunities for school, college, and university educators to study a variety of humanities topics. Stipends of $1,200-$3,900 help cover expenses for these one- to five-week programs.

For more information and application instructions, please visit the websites for individual programs. Links are provided below.

Divisions: Education Summer Programs

Summer Seminars for School Teachers

Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 10-29 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s):
Visiting Faculty: David Blight, Ed Baptist, Stacey Robertson, Judith Wellman
Location: Hamilton, New York
For more information: ghodges@colgate.edu (315) 228-7517 http://Colgate.edu/abolitionism/hodges.

Charles Dickens: Hard Times and A Tale of Two Cities

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 3-29 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Marty Gould
Visiting Faculty: Kate Flint, Sharon Weltman
Location: Santa Cruz, CA
For more information: DickensNEH@gmail.com (831) 459-2103 http://www.dickensneh2016.com.

Communism and American Life

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 27- July 28 (5 weeks)
Project Director(s): Harvey Klehr
Visiting Faculty: Maurice Isserman, Lauren Wiener, Robert Gabrick
Location: Atlanta, GA
For more information: polshk@emory.edu (404) 727-6575 http://polisci.emory.edu/home/neh_2016/.

The Dutch Republic and Britain: The Making of a European World Economy and Modern Society

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 26-July 29, 2016 (5 weeks)
Project Director(s): Gerard Koot
Location: North Dartmouth, MA
For more information: gkoot@umassd.edu (508) 994-3145 http://www1.umassd.edu/euro/.

Existentialism

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 27-July 29 (5 weeks)
Project Director(s): Thomas Wartenberg
Location: South Hadley, MA
For more information: srusieck@mtholyoke.edu (413) 538-2249 http://existentialismseminar.com.

Philosophers of Education: Major Thinkers from the Enlightenment to the Present

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 10-29 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Peter Gibbon
Visiting Faculty: Leo Damrosch, Charles Glenn, Tim Seldin
Location: Boston, MA
For more information: peterhgibbon@comcast.net (781) 934-1524 http://nehphilosophersofeducationseminar.org.

The Political Theory of Hannah Arendt

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 26- July 29, 2016 (5 weeks)
Project Director(s): Kathleen B. Jones
Location: University of California, Davis
For more information: sarias2@earthlink.net (858) 663-8827 http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/~arendt/wp/.

Punishment, Politics and Culture

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 27 – July 28, 2016 (5 weeks)
Project Director(s): Austin Sarat
Location: Amherst, MA
For more information: neh@amherst.edu (413) 542-2380 https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/ljst/neh.

Race and Mental Health in History and Literature

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 10-30 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Matthew Heaton
Visiting Faculty: King Davis III, Uzoma Esonwanne, Martin Summers
Location: Blacksburg, VA and Washington, DC
For more information: mheaton@vt.edu (540) 231-8361 https://raceandmentalhealthseminar.wordpress.com.

Roman Daily Life

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 18-August 5 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Matthew Panciera
Visiting Faculty: Rebecca Benefiel, Jeremy Hartnett, Beth Severy-Hoven
Location: Saint Peter, Minnesota
For more information: panciera@gac.edu (507) 933-7548 https://gustavus.edu/events/romandailylife/.

Voices from the Misty Mountains: Appalachian Writers and Mountain Culture

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 10-30, 2016 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Sylvia Bailey Shurbutt
Visiting Faculty: Frank X Walker, Silas House, Rachael Meads, Adam Booth, Ed Herendeen
Location: Shepherdstown, West Virginia
For more information: SShurbut@shepherd.edu (304) 876-3119 http://www.shepherd.edu/neh.

Summer Institutes for School Teachers

Central Asia in World History

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 10-July 29, 2016 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Scott Levi
Visiting Faculty: Carter Findley, Marianne Kamp, Adeeb Khalid, Nurten Kilic-Schubel, Morgan Liu, Timothy May, Douglas Northrop, Daniel Prior, Ron Sela
Location: Columbus, Ohio
For more information: kunkler.10@osu.edu (614) 292-8770 https://slaviccenter.osu.edu/outreach/training/central-asia-world-history-2016-summer-institute.

The Chinese Exclusion Act and Immigration in America

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 10 – July 22, 2016 (2 weeks)
Project Director(s): Jack (John Kuo Wei) Tchen and Joy Liu
Visiting Faculty: Julia Schiavone Camacho, Henry Yu, Craig S. Wilder, Beth Lew-Williams, Mae M. Ngai, Renqiu Yu, Heather Lee, Judy W. Yu, Thomas Bender
Location: New York, NY
For more information: SummerInstitute2016@mocanyc.org (212) 501-3047 http://chinese-exclusion-nehsummerinstitute.weebly.com/.

Courting Liberty: Slavery and Equality Under the Constitution

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 10-23, 2016 (2 weeks)
Project Director(s): Robert Baker and Chara Bohan
Visiting Faculty: Paul Finkelman, Jon Hale, Diana Hess, Peter Hoffer, and Stephen Middleton
Location: Atlanta, Georgia and Charleston, South Carolina
For more information: rwebb7@student.gsu.edu (770) 598-1545 http://sites.gsu.edu/nehcourtingliberty.

Duffy’s Cut: Investigating Immigration, Industrialization, and Illness in 19th Century America

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 11-29 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): William Watson
Visiting Faculty: Janet Monge, Frank Watson, Earl Schandelmeier, Tim Bechtel, Samantha Cox, Matt Patterson, Leslie Trimmer, Kate Oxx, Marian Makins, David Barnes, Gene Halus
Location: Immaculata, PA
For more information: wwatson@immaculata.edu (610) 647-4400 x3491 http://neh.immaculata.edu.

Freedom for One, Freedom for All? Abolition and Woman Suffrage, 1830s – 1920s

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 18 - 29 (2 weeks)
Project Director(s): Emily Potter-Ndiaye, Franny Kent
Visiting Faculty: Deborah Gray White, Judith Wellman, Manisha Sinha, Martha Jones, Nancy Hewitt, Wanda Hendricks, Julie Gallagher
Location: New York, NY
For more information: nehinstitute@brooklynhistory.org (347) 381-3709 http://AbolitionSuffrage-NEHInstitute.org.

From Plessy to Brown: The African-American Freedom Struggle in the Twentieth Century

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 11-August 5 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Cornelius L. Bynum, Chrystal S. Johnson
Visiting Faculty: James Grossman, Maureen Honey, Nicole Kong, Venetria Patton, Richard Pierce, Randy Roberts
Location: West Lafayette, IN
For more information: placeholder@purdue.edu (765) 494-4132 http://cla.purdue.edu/from-plessy-to-brown.

The Immigrant Experience in California through Literature & Theatre

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 17-31, 2016 (2 weeks)
Project Director(s): Matthew Spangler and David Kahn
Visiting Faculty: Maxine Hong Kingston, Luis Valdez, Ping Chong, Andrew Lam, Kinan Valdez, Donna Gabaccia, Kelly Lytle-Hernández, Judy Yung, Persis Karim, Glen Gendzel, Sara Zatz
Location: San Jose, California
For more information: CAimmigrationinstitute@gmail.com (408) 924-1373 http://immigrationtheatreinstitute.org/.

John Steinbeck: Social Critic and Ecologist

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 10-30 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Susan Shillinglaw, William Gilly
Visiting Faculty: Mary Adler, Pete Barraza, Vearl Gish, Persis Karim, Robert DeMott, Chris Fink, Scot Guenter, Anthony Newfield, Steve Palumbi, Matthew Spangler, Craig Strang, Tim Thomas
Location: Monterey/Pacific Grove, California
For more information: steinbecknehinstitute@gmail.com (408) 924-4487 http://www.steinbeckinstitute.org.

The Power of Place: Land and People In Appalachia

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 10-July 22 (Two Weeks)
Project Director(s): Jamie S. Ross, Daniel S. Pierce
Visiting Faculty: Ron Eller, John Inscoe, Helen Lewis, Ron Rash, Timothy Silver, Ross Spears, James Veteto, and Crystal Wilkinson
Location: Asheville, NC
For more information: dpierce@unca.edu (828) 232-2996 http://appalachiafilm.org/neh.

Religious Worlds of New York: Teaching the Everyday Life of American Religious Diversity

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 11-29 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Henry Goldschmidt
Visiting Faculty: Eva Abbamonte, Ali Asani, Whittney Barth, Hasia Diner, Sasha Elias, Charles Haynes, Kristen Looney, Elizabeth McAlister, Annabella Pitkin, Mary Katherine Sheena, Josef Sorett, John Thatamanil, J. Terry Todd, Marnie Weir, Kathy Wildman Zinger
Location: New York City, NY
For more information: hgoldschmidt@interfaithcenter.org (212) 870-3514 http://www.religiousworldsnyc.org.

Rethinking the Gilded Age and Progressivism: Race, Capitalism, and Democracy 1877-1920

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 26-July 22, 2016 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Robert Johnston, Rachel Allmen
Visiting Faculty: James Barrett, Diane Dillon, Leon Fink, Maureen Flanagan, Daniel Greene, Amma Ghartey-Tagoe Kootin, Jeffrey Helgeson, Ben Johnson, Christopher Lamberti, Jeff Sklansky, Cecilia Tichi, Jonathan Zimmerman
Location: Chicago, IL
For more information: rallmen@chicagohistoryfair.org (312) 255-3661 http://www.gildedandprogressive.org/.

A Reverence for Words: Understanding Muslim Cultures through the Arts

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 10-23 (2 weeks)
Project Director(s): Dr. Amanda Dargan, Sahar Muradi
Visiting Faculty: Dr. Bruce Lawrence, 
Dr. Rafey Habib, Dr. Everett Rowson, Dr. Jawid Mojadeddi, Dr. Frances Pritchett, Dr. Kemal Silay, Dr. Stephen Blum, Amir Vahab, Zeba Rahman, Dr. Najwa Adra, Kewulay Kamara, Dr. Theodore Levin, Sylviane Diouf
Location: New York, NY
For more information: adargan@citylore.org (212) 529-1955 x14 http://citylore.org/grassroots-poetry/neh-institute/.

Scholarship and Performance: Teaching Shakespeare’s Plays

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 18 – 29 (2 weeks)
Project Director(s): Katie Miller
Visiting Faculty: Krista Apple-Hodge, Julie Crawford, Mario DiGangi, Claudia Zelevansky
Location: Brooklyn, NY
For more information: kmiller@tfana.org (212) 229-2819 x18 http://www.tfana.org/NEHSummerInstitute.

Teaching Shakespeare

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 26-July 23, 2016 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Peggy O'Brien
Visiting Faculty: Dr. Ellen MacKay, Dr. Christy Desmet, Dr. Stephen Dickey, Caleen Sinnette Jennings, Michael Ellis-Tolaydo, Heather Lester, Sue Biondo-Hench, Stefanie Jochman, Greta Brasgalla
Location: Washington, DC
For more information: pobrien@folger.edu (202) 863-0372 http://www.folger.edu/teaching-shakespeare-institute-2016.

War, Revolution, and Empire: U.S.-Russian/Soviet Relations, 1776-present

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 6-30 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Christian Peterson, Tracy Busch
Visiting Faculty: Norman Saul; David Goldfrank; David Foglesong; Ronald Grigor; Steven Miner; Paul Josephson; Jack Segal; and John Beyrle
Location: Big Rapids, MI
For more information: peterc27@ferris.edu (231) 591-5846 http://faculty.ferris.edu/neh-institute.

Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for School Teachers

Hoover Dam and the Shaping of the American West

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 10-15 or July 17-22, 2016
Project Director(s): Anthony Arrigo, Michael Green
Visiting Faculty: William Bauer, DeAnna Beachley, Sue Kim Chung, Gregory Hise, Andrew Kirk, Eugene Moehring, Kevin Rafferty, William Rowley, Michelle Turk, Claytee White, Richard Guy Wilson
Location: Boulder City and Las Vegas, NV
For more information: aarrigo@umassd.edu (508) 910-6668 https://hdsaw.wordpress.com/.

The American Revolution on the Northern Frontier: Fort Ticonderoga and the Road to Saratoga

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 26-July 1 or July 24-29, 2016
Project Director(s): Richard Strum
Visiting Faculty: Todd Braisted, Judith Van Buskirk, Thomas Chambers, Douglas Egerton, William Fowler, James Kirby Martin, Holly Mayer, Marla Miller, James Nelson, John Parmenter
Location: Ticonderoga, NY
For more information: rstrum@fort-ticonderoga.org (518) 585-6370 http://www.fortticonderoga.org/education/neh.

Benjamin Franklin and the American People

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 3-8 or July 10-15, 2016
Project Director(s): George Boudreau and Carol Baldridge
Visiting Faculty: Zara Anishanslin, Julianne Baird, Judith Van Buskirk, Stuart Leibiger, Edward A. Mauger, David Waldstreicher, Michael Zuckerman
Location: Philadelphia, PA
For more information: franklinworkshop@lasalle.edu (215) 991-2882 http://www.teachingfranklin.org.

Civil Liberties in Times of Crisis: The Japanese American Internment

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 24-29 or August 7-12, 2016
Project Director(s): William Yoshino and Christine Munteanu
Visiting Faculty: Sharon Ishii-Jordan, Lane Ryo Hirabayashi, Valerie Matsumoto, Greg Marutani, Dale Minami, John Tateishi, Yosh Kuromiya, Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, June Aochi Berk, Min Tonai, Alan Nishio
Location: Los Angeles, CA
For more information: byoshino@jacl.org (773) 728-7170 https://neh2016.jacl.org.

The Cold War Home Front in Southern California

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 19-24 or June 26-July 1, 2016
Project Director(s): Dave Neumann and Tim Keirn
Visiting Faculty: William Deverell, Ali Igmen, Andrew Jenks, Eileen Luhr, Arthur Verge, D. J. Waldie, Peter Westwick
Location: Long Beach, CA
For more information: dave.neumann@csulb.edu (562) 985-2122 http://www.cla.csulb.edu/projects/NEH/.

Demon Times: Temperance, Immigration, and Progressivism

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 10-15 or July 24-29, 2016
Project Director(s): Elizabeth Hedler and Susan V. Spellman
Visiting Faculty: John Burnham, David Goldberg, Jason Lantzer, Scott Martin, Jon Miller, Milliam H. Mulligan Jr., Sohayla Pagano, Paul Sanders
Location: Westerville and Columbus, OH
For more information: ehedler@ohiohistory.org (614) 297-2538 http://www.ohiohistory.org/demontimes.

Forever Wild: The Adirondacks in the Gilded Age and Progressive Era

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 10-16 or July 17-23, 2016
Project Director(s): Kevin Sheets and Randi Storch
Visiting Faculty: Rebecca Edwards, Scott Moranda, Philip Terrie
Location: Camp Huntington and Raquette Lake, NY
For more information: forever.wild@cortland.edu (607) 753-2913 http://www2.cortland.edu/foreverwild/.

From Immigrants to Citizens: Asian Pacific Americans in the Northwest

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 17-23 or July 31-August 6, 2016
Project Director(s): Charlene Mano Shen
Visiting Faculty: Dorothy Fujita-Rony, Madeline Y. Hsu, Moon-Ho Jung, Julie Kang, Erika Lee, Gail M. Nomura, Gary Okihiro, Ken Mochizuki, Jasmit Singh
Location: Seattle, WA
For more information: cmano-shen@wingluke.org (206) 623-5124 http://www.wingluke.org/teachers-institute.

Graffiti Houses: The Civil War from the Perspective of Individual Soldiers

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 26-July 1 or July 31-August 5, 2016
Project Director(s): Stephen Robertson and Jennifer Rosenfeld
Visiting Faculty: Robert Bonner, Joseph Glatthaar, Christopher Hamner, Andrea Loewenwarter, James Marten, Scott Nesbit, Christopher Preperato, Aaron Sheehan-Dean
Location: Fairfax, VA
For more information: jrosenf2@gmu.edu (703) 993-9875 http://graffitisoldiers.org.

Gullah Voices: Traditions and Transformations

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 10-15 or July 17-22, 2016
Project Director(s): Robert Stephens and Mary Ellen Junda
Visiting Faculty: Cornelia Bailey, Emory Shaw Campbell, Erskine Clarke, Leroy Campbell, Ron Daise, Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters, Georgia Sea Island Singers, Victoria Smalls, Mary Moran, Wilson Moran, Peter Wood, Karen Wortham
Location: Savannah, GA
For more information: robert.stephens@uconn.edu (860) 486-5760 http://gullahvoices.uconn.edu.

Inventing America: Lowell and the Industrial Revolution

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 26-July 1 or July 17-22, 2016
Project Director(s): Sheila Kirschbaum
Visiting Faculty: Jennifer Cadero-Gillette, Gray Fitzsimons, Robert Forrant, Patrick Malone, Bridget Marshall, Merritt Roe Smith
Location: Lowell, MA
For more information: Ellen_Anstey@uml.edu (978) 970-5080 http://www.uml.edu/tsongas/NEH.

The Legacy of the Civil War: Changing Memories over Time

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 26-July 1 or July 10-15, 2016
Project Director(s): Melanie Buffington
Visiting Faculty: Stephanie Arduini, Josie Butler, Juilee Decker, Paul DiPasquale, Gary Gallagher, Vaughn Garland, Kelly Hancock, Sean Kane, Twyla Kitts, John T. Kneebone, Evan Liddiard, Jr., Cassandra Newby-Alexander, Bill Obrochta, Christopher Oliver, Gabriel A. Reich, Patrick Schroeder, Kay Wright Lewis
Location: Richmond, VA
For more information: legacyofcw@vcu.edu (804) 828-3805 http://legacyofthecivilwar.org.

Living on the Edge of Empire: Alliance, Conflict, and Captivity in Colonial New England

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: MA: July 10-15 or July 24-29, 2016
Project Director(s): Lynne Manring
Visiting Faculty: Margaret Bruchac, John Demos, Joanne Melish, Kevin McBride, Aaron Miller, Kevin Sweeney
Location: Deerfield, MA
For more information: lmanring@deerfield.history.museum (413) 774-7476 http://edge-empire.deerfield-ma.org/.

Mesa Verde National Park and the Construction of Pueblo Indian History

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 26-July 2 or July-17-23, 2016
Project Director(s): Kathleen Stemmler
Visiting Faculty: Donna Pino, Shirley Powell, Susan Ryan, Kari Schleher, Dan Simplicio, Caitlin Sommer, Mark Varien
Location: Cortez, CO
For more information: NEHworkshop2016@crowcanyon.org (928) 208-6347 http://www.crowcanyon.org/NEHworkshops2016.

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

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 19-25 or July 10-16, 2016
Project Director(s): Rolando Herts
Visiting Faculty: Reggie Barnes, David Evans, Charles McLaurin, Edgar Smith, John B. Strait, Charles Reagan Wilson
Location: Cleveland, MS
For more information: laylward@deltastate.edu (662) 846-4311 http://deltacenterdsu.com/mostsouthern/.

Movement, Mobilization, and Militarization: The Bay Area Home Front in World War II

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 27-July 1 or July 11-15, 2016
Project Director(s): Mark Brilliant and Rachel Reinhard
Visiting Faculty: Robert L. Allen, Cathryn Carson, Donna Graves, Karen Korematsu
Location: Berkeley, CA
For more information: neh-ucbhssp@berkeley.edu (510) 643-0897 http://ucbhssp.berkeley.edu/NEH.

The Problem of the Color Line: Atlanta Landmarks and Civil Rights History

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 17-22 or July 23-28, 2016
Project Director(s): Timothy Crimmins
Visiting Faculty: Martha Battle, Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Glenn T. Eskew, Beverly Sheftall, Akinyele K. Umoja, Wendy Hamand Venet
Location: Atlanta, GA:
For more information: tcrimmin@gsu.edu (404) 413-6356 http://sociology.gsu.edu/problem.

Religious Revival, Utopian Society, and the Shaker Experience in America

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 19-25 or June 26-July 2, 2016
Project Director(s): Jennifer Dorsey
Visiting Faculty: Carol Medlicott, Glendyne R. Wergland, Spencer W. McBride, Robert P. Emlen, Jerry Grant, Samantha Hall-Saladino, Cindy Dickerson, Vicki Weiss, Lisa Seymour
Location: Albany, NY
For more information: shakerworkshop@siena.edu (518) 782-6947 http://www.siena.edu/shakerworkshop.

The Rochester Reform Trail: Women's Rights, Religion, and Abolition on the Genesee River and the Erie Canal

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 10-16 or July 17-23, 2016
Project Director(s): Jose Torre
Visiting Faculty: Carol Faulkner, Rich Newman, Alison Parker, Erik Seeman
Location: Rochester, NY
For more information: jrtorre@brockport.edu (585) 395-5694 http://www.brockport.edu/rocreformtrail/.

"Stony the Road We Trod...": Alabama's Role in the Modern Civil Rights Movement

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 26-July 2 or July 10-16, 2016
Project Director(s): Martha Bouyer
Visiting Faculty: Joanne Bland, Robert Corley, Glenn Eskew, G. Doug Jones, Carolyn McKinstry, Barry McNealy, Debbie Pendelton, Tara White, Calvin Woods
Location: Birmingham, AL
For more information: dclark@alabamahumanities.org (205) 558-3999 http://www.stonytheroad.org.

Thomas Jefferson and Community Life at Monticello and the University of Virginia

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 17-23 or July 24-30, 2016
Project Director(s): Lisa Reilly
Visiting Faculty: Christa Dierksheide, Bill Ferster, Edward Gaynor, Gardiner Hallock, Emilie Johnson, J. Jefferson Looney, Maurie McInnis, Louis Nelson, Fraser Neiman, Peter Onuf, Lucia Stanton, Henry Wiencek
Location: Charlottesville, VA
For more information: rla@virginia.edu (434) 982-5205 http://thomasjeffersonandcommunitylife.com/.

The Transcontinental Railroad: Transforming California and the Nation

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 10-15 and July 24-29, 2016
Project Director(s): Eric Rauchway
Visiting Faculty: Gordon Chang, Lisa Emmerich, Richard Orsi, Phil Sexton, Louis Warren, Richard White
Location: Sacramento, CA
For more information: transcontinentalrr@ucdavis.edu (530) 752-4383 http://railroad.historyproject.ucdavis.edu.

Summer Seminars for College and University Teachers

Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 18 - August 13 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Susanna Fein, David Raybin
Visiting Faculty: Ardis Butterfield, Stephen Fliegel, Richard Firth Green, Robert J. Meyer-Lee
Location: Kent, OH
For more information: sfein@kent.edu (330) 221-8803 http://www.kent.edu/english/neh-chaucer.

Exploring American Democracy, with Alexis de Tocqueville as Guide

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 18-29, 2016 (2 weeks)
Project Director(s): Olivier Zunz, Arthur Goldhammer
Location: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
For more information: neh.tocqueville.seminar@virginia.edu (434) 924-6390 http://tocqueville.as.virginia.edu.

Mapping, Text, and Travel

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 11-August 12 (5 Weeks)
Project Director(s): James R. Akerman, Jordana Dym
Location: Chicago, IL
For more information: smithctr@newberry.org (312) 255-3541 https://www.newberry.org/07112016-mapping-text-and-travel.

Postsecular Studies and the Rise of the English Novel, 1719-1897

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 11-August 5 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Lori Branch, Mark Knight
Visiting Faculty: Misty Anderson, Colin Jager, Deidre Lynch, Regina Schwartz
Location: Iowa City, IA
For more information: postsecular-novel@uiowa.edu (319) 353-2466 http://www.uiowa.edu/postsecular-novel.

Take Note and Remember: The Commonplace Book and Its American Descendants

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 17-31 (2 weeks)
Project Director(s): Laura Gardner, Laura Dufresne
Visiting Faculty: Susan Tucker, Katherine Ott, Ellen Garvey
Location: Asheville, NC
For more information: nehseminar@winthrop.edu (803) 323-2654 http://www.winthrop.edu/neh-seminar.

Transcending Boundaries: The Ottoman Empire, Europe and the Mediterranean

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 20-July 15 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Betül Başaran
Visiting Faculty: Virginia Aksan, Pınar Emiralioğlu, Eric Dursteler
Location: Washington, D.C.
For more information: bbasaran@smcm.edu (240) 895-2026 http://grants.smcm.edu/neh-summer-seminar-2016.

Summer Institutes for College and University Teachers

The American Maritime Commons

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 27-July 29 (5 weeks)
Project Director(s): Glenn Gordinier, Eric Roorda
Visiting Faculty: Mary Bercaw Edwards, W. Jeffrey Bolster, James T. Carlton, John Hattendorf, John O. Jensen, Christine Keiner, Rod Mather, Matthew McKenzie, Lisa Norling, Christopher Pastore, Marcus Rediker, Helen Rozwadowski
Location: Mystic Seaport Museum, Mystic, CT 06355
For more information: munson@mysticseaport.org (860) 572-0711 x5 http://www.mysticseaport.org/munson-neh/.

Arts of Survival: Recasting Lives in African Cities

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 5—July 27 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Eileen Julien, James Ogude
Visiting Faculty: Akin Adesokan, Grace A. Musila, Oana Panaïté
Location: Bloomington, IN and New Orleans, LA
For more information: ias@indiana.edu (812) 855-1513 http://ias.indiana.edu/neh-summer-2016/program-description/.

Confucian Asia: Traditions and Transformations

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 13-July 15 (5 weeks)
Project Director(s): Roger T. Ames, Peter Hershock
Visiting Faculty: Shana Brown, Donald Clarke, Hugh Kang, Thomas Kasulis, Yong-Hee Kim, Fred Lau, Stanley Murashige, Michael Nylan, Edward Shultz, Richard Smith, Xu Dongfeng
Location: Honolulu, HI
For more information: mineia@eastwestcenter.org (808) 944-7337 http://asdp-confucianasia.org/.

Ernest J. Gaines and the Southern Experience

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: May 30-June 24, 2016 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Matthew Teutsch, Cheylon Woods, Sheryl Curry
Visiting Faculty: John Wharton Lowe, Gary Edward Holcomb, Richard Yarborough, Keith Eldon Byerman, Thadious M. Davis, Herman Beavers, M. Marcia Gaudet, Maria Herbert Leiter
Location: Lafayette, LA
For more information: gainescenter@louisiana.edu (337) 482-1848 https://ernestgaines.ucs.louisiana.edu/summerscholar/.

Extending the Land Ethic: Current Humanities Voices and Sustainability

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 19-July 14, 2016 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Joan McGregor, Dan Shilling
Visiting Faculty: Mike Anderson, Elizabeth Brandt, Robin Morris Collin, Thomas Finger, Andrea Houchard, Michael Simone, Bron Taylor, Gioa Woods
Location:
For more information: ihr@asu.edu (480) 965-3000 https://humanities-sustainability.asu.edu.

The History of Political Economy

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: May 29-June 17 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Bruce Caldwell
Visiting Faculty: Angus Burgin, Bruce Caldwell, Duncan Foley, Craufurd Goodwin, Thomas Leonard, Steven Medema, Edward Nik-Khah, Maria Pia Paganelli, Nicholas Phillipson, Bart Wilson
Location: Durham, NC
For more information: az28@duke.edu (919) 660-1848 http://hope.econ.duke.edu.

Modern Mongolia: Heritage and Tradition Amid Changing Realities

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 6-July 1, 2016 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): David Dettmann, Morris Rossabi
Visiting Faculty: Christopher Atwood, Pamela Crossley, William Fitzhugh, Elizabeth Endicott, Charles Krusekopf, Clyde Goulden, Nancy Steinhardt, Johan Elverskog, Susan Witte, Peter Marsh
Location: Philadelphia, PA
For more information: ddettmann@mongoliacenter.org (360) 356-1020 http://mongoliacenter.org/neh_summer_institute.

Moral Psychology and Education: Putting the Humanities to Work

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: May 30-June 24 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Deborah Mower, Phyllis (Peggy) Vandenberg
Visiting Faculty: Randall Curren, Justin D’Arms, Catherine Elgin, Owen Flanagan, Steven Fesmire, William Flesch, Michael B. Gill, Dan Johnson, Mark Johnson, Carlton Mackey, Margaret Moore, Deborah S. Mower, Shaun Nichols, Michael S. Pritchard, Richard Shusterman, Nancy E. Snow
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
For more information: nehinstitute2016@gvsu.edu (616) 331-2496 http://gvsu.edu/neh-institute.

On Native Grounds: Studies of Native American Histories and the Land

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 19-July 16 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): George Scheper, Laraine Fletcher
Visiting Faculty: Ned Blackhawk, Kathleen DuVal, C. Joseph Genetin-Palawa, Daniel K. Richter, John Rennie Short, Gray Whaley, Michael Witgen, John Wunder
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
For more information: berry@essex.edu (973) 877-3204 http://NativeGrounds2016-NEH-CCHA.org.

Presuppositions and Perception: Reasoning, Ethics, Politics, and Aesthetics

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 26-July 21 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Susanna Siegel, Nicholas Silins
Visiting Faculty: Michael Brownstein, Andy Clark, Jonathan Dancy, Kristie Dotson, Anil Gupta, Jonathan Kramnick, Rae Langton, Fiona Macpherson, Kate Manne, Matt McGrath, Eric Mandelbaum, Jessica Moss, Phia Salter, Jason Stanley, Winnie Wong
Location: Ithaca, NY
For more information: neh.perception@gmail.com (617) 495-1884 http://projects.iq.harvard.edu/neh_perception.

Problems of the Study of Religion

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: May 31-June 17, 2016 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Charles Mathewes, Kurtis R. Schaeffer
Visiting Faculty: Edward Slingerland, Courtney Bender
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
For more information: amt6vr@virginia.edu (434) 924-6708 https://studyofreligionseminar.wordpress.com.

Teaching Beowulf in the Context of Old Norse-Icelandic Literature

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 20 - July 15 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Jana K. Schulman
Visiting Faculty: Robert Fulk, Dawn Hadley, Heather O’Donoghue, Gisli Sigurðsson, Kevin Wanner
Location: Kalamazoo, MI
For more information: Pamela.mottley@wmich.edu (269) 387-2574 http://wmich.edu/Beowulf.

Teaching the Reformation after Five Hundred Years

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 11-29 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Karin Maag, Kate van Liere
Visiting Faculty: David Whitford (Lead Faculty), Katherine French, John Roth, Kristen Walton
Location: Grand Rapids, MI
For more information: kmaag@calvin.edu (616) 526-6089 http://www.calvin.edu/meeter/NEH/2016/.

Tokyo: High City and Low City

Deadline: March 7, 2016
Dates: June 4-30 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Steven Heine, Hitomi Yoshio
Visiting Faculty: Masako Kubota, Matthew Marr, Amy Marshall, Eric Messersmith, Laura Nenzi
Location: Miami, FL
For more information: asian@fiu.edu (305) 348-1914 http://asian.fiu.edu/neh/.

Veterans in American Society

Deadline: March 8, 2016
Dates: July 10-29 (3 weeks) 

Project Director(s): James M. Dubinsky, Bruce Pencek
Visiting Faculty: Marc Brodsky, Benjamin Busch, David Cline, Edward Fox, Mariana Grohowski, Eric Hodges, Carlton Kent, James Marten, Peter Molin, Donna Musil, Heidi Nobles, Paul Quigley, Jaime Rand, Jonathan Shay, Nancy Short
Location: Blacksburg, VA
For more information: Dubinsky@vt.edu (540) 231-1939 https://veteransinsociety.wordpress.com/amvetsinsociety-neh2016.

Visual Culture of the American Civil War and Its Aftermath

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: July 11-22 (2 weeks)
Project Director(s): Donna Thompson Ray
Visiting Faculty: Lynne Bassett, Joshua Brown, Sarah Burns, Keith Davis, Gregory Downs, Thavolia Glymph, Lauren Hewes, David Jaffee, Ari Kelman, Maurie McInnis, Megan Kate Nelson, Kirk Savage, Susan Schulten, Scott Manning Stevens
Location: New York, NY
For more information: DThompson@gc.cuny.edu (212) 817-1963 http://ashp.cuny.edu/civil-war-150/nehinstitute/.

Westward Expansion and the Constitution in the Early American Republic

Deadline: March 1, 2016
Dates: June 13-24 (2 weeks)
Project Director(s): Kevin Butterfield, Paul Gilje
Visiting Faculty: Andrew R. L. Cayton, Amy S. Greenberg, Peter J. Kastor, Peter S. Onuf, Lindsay G. Robertson, Alan Taylor, Fay A. Yarbrough
Location: Norman, Oklahoma
For more information: iach@ou.edu (405) 325-7697 http://cas.ou.edu/expansion.