NEH in the News
Corey Walker, Dean of the College of Arts, Sciences, Business and Education at Winston-Salem State University served on the National Humanities Alliance panel in Washington to discuss Chairman Adams’ “The Common Good” initiative along with deans from the University of South Carolina and UCLA, from the Winston-Salem Journal.
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.