Skip to main content

Articles with keyword "Funded"

Still of Artist Paul Balan displaying his deisgn of the NEH medal

Medal Designer

The 2013 National Humanities Medalists will, like their predecessors from other years, represent many fields of intellectual and cultural endeavor, but something will be different.

screenshot of presentation

Reconnecting the Humanities and Sciences through Preservation and Access

Program Officers Joel Wurl and Mary Downs consider how the history of science can serve as an especially accommodating bridge between the humanities and scientific disciplines. 

Standing Down -- American Army soldiers walking through street

Standing Down

Standing Down, an anthology of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, essays, and memoirs that speak to the experiences of those who have served in the military and made the often-difficult transition back into civilian life, is a centerpiece of The Talking Service Project, one of five newly approved pilots that are being used to kickstart NEH's Standing Together initiative. 

The Scholar and the Sailor headline image

The Scholar and The Sailor

Washington, DC, native Greg White had always wanted to become a sailor, but after being arrested and sent to a maximum security prison for armed robbery his dream never felt so far away.

Iraqi Jewish Archive Exhibit, behind the scenes preservation image

Preserving the Iraqi Jewish Archive

In May, 2003, Coalition forces searching the flooded basement of Iraqi intelligence headquarters in Baghdad discovered startling evidence of Iraq’s once-vibrant Jewish community.  More than 2,700 books and tens of thousands of documents – wet and moldy – were removed and laid in the sun to dry.

Fort Vancouver App, headline image

The Fort Vancouver Mobile Project

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site is the first National Park Service site to develop a mobile interpretative app for park visitors.  The app was developed with the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

No Job for a Woman headline image

No Job for a Woman -- The Women Who Fought to Report WWII

During World War II, the United States government accredited nearly 140 women war correspondents.  “No Job for a Woman,” Michèle Midori Fillion’s documentary about women journalists during the war, was supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities.  The NEH Office of Congressional Affairs sponsored a panel discussion about the film, featuri