California State University's Japanese American Digitization Project is archiving and digitizing oral histories, artifacts and photographs documenting the internment of 120,000 Japanese-Americans on the West Coast during World War II thanks to an NEH grant of $260,000 to CSU Dominguez Hills.
Ozark Dale County Public Library in Alabama will host monthly meetings of local veterans from September through next March to discuss literature and movies centered on the eras of World War I and the Vietnam conflict as part of the NEH's continuing support for Dialogues on the Experience of War.
Scott Levi, an Ohio State University history professor, serves up plov -- a Central Asian stew of lamb, carrots, and basmati rice -- as part of the NEH-funded "Central Asia in World History" summer institute he hosts on the culture and history of Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan. “People bond around food,” says NEH's Barbara Ashbrook. “You get a sense that food is global."