William Theodore de Bary

Remembering William Theodore de Bary

Professor of Asian studies and recipient of the 2013 National Humanities Medal
Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau: A Life

A new biography by NEH Research Fellow Laura Dassow Walls
National History Day

National History Day

Thirty middle and high school students named National Endowment for the Humanities Scholars at 2017 National History Day
Burns, OR Post Office

50 States of Preservation: Harney County Library in Burns, OR

Read how an NEH grant helped ensure its long-term survival

Classic Examples of NEH Grantmaking Since 1965

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Scam Advisory

Recent reports indicate that individuals are posing as the NEH on social media.

Protecting our Cultural Heritage

A landscape depicting ancient ruins. This is the Temple of Bel, in Palmyra. In the foreground, a field of stray stones and grass. A large structure of columns and walls made tan colored stone appears in the distance, glowing in the setting sun.

NEH calls for projects that document or digitally re-create imperiled or destroyed cultural materials

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Explore the Humanities

Websites, apps, and digital projects supported by NEH grants

Lecture Date: July 22, 2017

Lewis and Clark in Iowa

Library Program Date: July 22, 2017

Angels of the Kansas Coalfields

Library Program Date: July 24, 2017

American Politics and Community Today

Lecture Date: July 26, 2017

Iowa's Amazing Public Exposition Palaces

Library Program Date: July 26, 2017

The Trial of Tom Horn with John Davis

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Illustration of Henry David Thoreau