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NEH in the News

Selected articles on NEH-supported projects.
Posted: September 30, 2011 Reviews of Ken Burns’ NEH-funded documentary Prohibition in the Wall Street Journal, the Philadelphia Inquirer, the New York Daily News, the New York Times, and Entertainment Weekly.
Posted: September 29, 2011 Review of NEH-funded exhibition Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible at the Folger Shakespeare Library, from the Washington Times.
Posted: September 28, 2011 “The Promise of Digital Humanities,” a round-up of the 2011 NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up Grants conference, in Inside Higher Ed.
Posted: September 28, 2011 Mystic Seaport receives NEH grants to support public programming on whaling and American identity and a five-week institute for college teachers on American maritime history, from Norwich Bulletin.
Posted: September 28, 2011 Professors and graduate students create “Desperate Fishwives,” a video game that teaches about life in a 17th century English village, with an NEH Digital Humanities Start-Up grant, from Columbia Free Times.
Posted: September 27, 2011 An interview with the creators of the Mobile Shakespeare Scripts application, an NEH Digital Start-Up Grant project that documents theatre performances from script to stage, in InReads.
Posted: September 26, 2011 The University of South Carolina digitizes historic newspapers with an NEH National Digital Newspaper Program grant, from Associated Press.
Posted: September 26, 2011 Interview with Ehsan Yarshater, editor of the NEH-funded Encyclopaedia Iranica project, from NPR's Tell Me More.
Posted: September 23, 2011 Reviews of the “Treasures 5: The West 1898-1938” film collection, produced with an NEH Preservation & Access grant, in the New York Times, and the New York Post.
Posted: September 22, 2011 Chinese Minister of Culture Cai Wu speaks about Sino-US cultural exchange at a forum co-sponsored by NEH and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, from China Daily.