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NEH's new initiative seeks to bring the humanities into the public square and foster innovative ways to make scholarship relevant to contemporary issues.

National Endowment for the Humanities- Dialogues on the Experience of War

NEH Announces $1.5 Million for Veterans Programs

Dialogues on the Experience of War grants support veterans discussion groups using humanities resources

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Humanities Connections

New NEH grant program aims to provide substantive humanities experiences for students in all academic fields

National Endowment for the Humanities--- Common Heritage

"Common Heritage"

NEH awards $434,864 in grants to save treasures of family and community history

National Endowment for the Humanities--- Humanities Open Book

"Humanities Open Book"

NEH & Mellon Foundation announce $700,000 in new grants to bring back essential out-of-print books

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NEH announces $1.7 million for "Public Scholars"

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced $1.7 million in grants to enable the publication of 36 nonfiction books that will bring important humanities scholarship into book clubs and onto best-seller lists.

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One World Trade Center: Biography of the Building by Judith Dupré

NEH Public Scholar Judith Dupré on her "biography" of One World Trade Center, which publishes April 26

Gregg Hecimovich

NEH Public Scholar Gregg Hecimovich uncovers the identity of fugitive slave and first African-American woman novelist, author of the 1850s novel The Bondwoman’s Narrative

Lien-Hang T. Nguyen

Lien-Hang T. Nguyen, recipient of an NEH Public Scholar grant, discusses her book on the history of the Tet Offensive

Debt of Honor

NEH awards $300,000 to support outreach around new Ric Burns documentary on disabled veterans

open book on table

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced $1.7 million in grants to enable the publication of 36 nonfiction books that will bring important humanities scholarship into book clubs and onto best-seller lists.

Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC

New NEH grant program supports training for leaders of humanities-based veterans discussion groups

National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman William Adams convened a roundtable of faculty, staff and students at LaGuardia Community College to discuss the importance of innovative humanities programs in liberal arts education, highlighting the federal agency’s recent announcement of its new community colleges grant program.

National Endowment for the Humanities announces new grant program for two-year i

National Endowment for the Humanities announces a new grant program for two-year colleges to strengthen the teaching and study of the humanities.

old photograhs and documents

The National Endowment for the Humanities today announced a new grant program, called “Common Heritage,” that will bring to light historical records and artifacts currently hidden in family attics and basements across the country and make them digitally available to the wider public and for posterity.

photo: open books in library

A new joint grant program by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation seeks to give a second life to outstanding out-of-print books in the humanities by turning them into freely accessible e-books.