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NEH in the News

Selected articles on NEH-supported projects.
Posted: April 12, 2011 Editors from the Walt Whitman Archive, an NEH grantee project, unearth documents produced by Whitman during his time as a government clerk, from the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Posted: April 4, 2011 Coverage of the college students chosen to participate in the 2011 Student Freedom Ride, a retracing of the historic 1961 Freedom Rides, organized in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Freedom Rides and the premiere of the NEH-funded documentary Freedom Riders – in the UT Daily Beacon, the Stafford County Sun, and the University of Alabama’s Crimson White.
Posted: March 16, 2011 “Slave names launch journey with new database,” article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on the NEH-funded ‘Voyages’: Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database housed at Emory University.
Posted: March 12, 2011 University of North Texas feature on the NEH-funded Modern Art Iraq Archive, a comprehensive, publicly accessible database of information on artworks in Iraq, many of which disappeared in lootings and fires following the 2003 invasion of Iraq.
Posted: March 12, 2011 NEH-supported traveling exhibit John Adams Unbound opens at Bevill State Community College in Alabama, from the Daily Mountain Eagle.
Posted: March 8, 2011 “A new gilded age for Twain scholars,” article in the Los Angeles Times on the sudden fame of editors working on the NEH-funded Mark Twain Papers & Project and the newly released Autobiography of Mark Twain.
Posted: March 2, 2011 Coverage of the 10 recipients of the 2010 National Humanities Medals, awarded by President Obama on March 2, 2011, appearing in the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Louisville Courier-Journal, the Buffalo News,the Providence Journal, Associated Press, the Daily Iowan, the Trinidad Guardian, UPI, the Kentucky Kernel, El Nuevo Herald, and UPI Spanish.
Posted: February 16, 2011 The Chronicle of Higher Education reports on a public talk at NEH headquarters by Robert Hirst, Editor of the NEH-supported Autobiography of Mark Twain.