NEH in the News
Thanks to NEH support, Kathleen Norris’ book Dakota, A Spiritual Geography, will be the first work discussed in a three-week long series of discussion events being held in Jamestown, ND regarding North Dakotans navigating a new sense of place amidst an oil boom, from the Jamestown Sun.
Georgia Highlands College history professors Steve Blankenship and Shannon Bontrager have recently completed a three-year “Bridging Cultures” seminar series meant to assist faculty in redesigning and widening college American history courses and underwritten by an NEH grant, from the Northwest Georgia News.
The Gould Academy, the Bethel Historical Society and the Bethel Library Association in Maine will be teaming up to present two special events – a book discussion on Ambrose Bierce and a film screening on women soldiers in the Civil War – thanks to NEH funding, from the Lewiston Sun-Journal.
The Southwest Harbor Public Library in Maine will be hosting a discussion on Fatima Mernissi's Dreams of Trespass, an NEH "Muslim Journeys" bookshelf book, on March 11, from the Mount Desert Islander.
The NEH’s support of a Digging Into Data project analyzing digitized databases of primary sources relating to the outbreak of ‘Spanish influenza’ in 1918 demonstrates how humanists can enhance and correct complex data-driven analysis, from the Chronicle of Higher Education.
The Folger Library has announced the full list of locations for the NEH-supported “First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare” program tour that will bring editions of the 1623-dated work to museums, colleges and libraries in all fifty states, the District, and Puerto Rico in 2016, from the Washington Post.