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NEH at the 2015 American Historical Association Annual Meeting

December 18, 2014 | By NEH Staff

Several NEH staff members from across the Endowment’s offices and divisions will be attending the 2015 American Historical Association annual meeting in New York City, from January 2nd to January 5th.

There will be several sessions at the meeting where you can learn about the results of particular NEH grant programs and projects, speak with NEH program officers, and consider the history of the Endowment as we mark our 50th anniversary.

Saturday, January 3

8:30 am to 10:00 am

Lessons Learned from the AHA’s Bridging Cultures Program, Part I: PechaKucha 1: Incorporating the Atlantic and Pacific Worlds in the US History Survey Course New York Hilton, Sutton South

10:30 am- 12:00 pm

NEH Special Initiatives, Program, and Grant Opportunities for Historians, New York Hilton, Concourse H

An opportunity to meet NEH program staff, learn about new and ongoing grant opportunities and special initiatives, and ask questions about the Endowment and its programs.

Leah Weinryb Grohsgal, Division of Preservation and Access
Julia Huston Nguyen, Division of Education Programs
Joseph Phelan, EDSITEment
Jennifer Serventi, Office of Digital Humanities
Daniel Sack, Division of Research Programs

2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

American Identity and Community: Emerson, Thoreau, and Fuller (sponsored by the Community College Humanities Association) New York Hilton, Concourse E

Sunday, January 4

9:00 am to 11:00 am

The National Endowment for the Humanities at 50, New York Hilton, Murray Hill Suite B

This roundtable discussion will provide an overview of the National Endowment for the Humanities' work affecting history, historical scholaship, documentary filmmaking, and museums and historical societies. The session will seek to assess the impact of the agency in a number of different areas and to ask, with the audience's help, what this experience might mean for the future direction of NEH support for the humanities and for history.

Lessons Learned from the AHA’s Bridging Cultures Program: Part 2: Transnational Voyages and Voyages in Nineteenth-Century Oceania and Southeast Asia New York Hilton, Nassau Suite A

11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Lessons Learned from the AHA’s Bridging Cultures Program Part 3: Incorporating the Atlantic and the Pacific into the US and the Comparative Americas Survey Courses: Methodologies for the Classroom New York Hilton, Nassau Suite A

Monday, January 5

8:30 am to 10:30 am

Lessons Learned the AHA’s Bridging Cultures Program, Part 4: Going Global in the US History Survey, New York Hilton, Petit Trianon

Networks of Knowledge (LINK): Toward a New Digital Tool for Cultivating Historical ThinkingNew York Hilton, Regent Parlor

11:00 to 1:00 pm

Lessons Learned from the AHA’s Bridging Cultures Program, Part 5: PechaKucha 2, Incorporating the Atlantic and Pacific Worlds in the US History Survey Course New York Hilton, Gramercy Suite A

NEH staff members also will participating in the Getting Started in Digital History Workshop on Friday, January 2nd, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm (Sheraton New York, Conference Room E).

We also will have an NEH information table on the 3rd Floor of the New York Hilton. Please stop by to say hello to the friendly NEH staff and pick up information about our grant opportunities and professional development program.

If you would like to schedule a time for an individual consultation, please email the appropriate program staff member (email addresses provided in the links above) with two or three times when you would be available for a discussion.

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