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Native Americans in the Midwest: An NEH Bridging Cultures at Community Colleges Project

The Ohio Historical Society received an NEH grant in 2013 to support a series of conferences for community college faculty on Native American tribes in the Midwest.

Unidos: Charlas de libros para niños y padres, program participants.

The Latino Experience

NEH-supported projects on Latino history, culture, and language.

Larry Aitken

NEH Supports Strategic Collaborations in Native American History, Languages, and Cultural Revitalization

We explore the role that NEH plays in supporting documentation and teaching of Native American languages, history, and culture.

J.S. Bach

Teaching Bach

Dr. Hilde Binford directed a 2012 NEH Summer Institute for School Teachers on Johann Sebastian Bach and a documentary featuring a scholarly panel discussion about Bach’s Mass in B Minor.

Scene from Bacchides

Roman Comedy in Performance

A 2012 NEH summer institute gave college and university teachers a closer look at Roman comedy in performance.

Spotlight on an NEH Summer Program for College Teachers: Encountering Brazil through its Contemporary Urban Literature

The NEH Division of Education Programs will help bring Brazil’s major writers and works to greater prominence by supporting a seminar led by Professor David William Foster.  “Brazilian Literature: Twentieth Century Urban Fiction” will take place this summer in several Brazilian cities over four weeks.  College and university faculty and graduate students from around the United States will study five major works and gain a deep introduction to Brazilian culture, especially its urban environments

Posted: May 10, 2017

From Ancient Greece to Contemporary San Bernardino: Dialogues on the Experience of War

California State University, San Bernadino received an NEH grant in 2016 to support a reading, viewing, and discussion program centered on veterans’ experiences. The program is titled, 'From Ancient Greece to the Contemporary Middle East: Dialogues on the Experience of War.

Gwendolyn MacLean

Gwendolyn MacLean won first place for Junior Individual Performance, at the Alaska National History Day state contest. Her project was about her grandmother and was titled “My Language, My Culture: Edna MacLean Takes a Stand to Preserve Inupiaq Language”. She is in the sixth grade at Bayshore Elementary School in Anchorage, Alaska. 

Lisa Silvestri, participant in project director's meeting

On June 1 and 2, 2017, the Division of Education Programs hosted a Project Directors meeting for the Dialogues on the Experience of War grant program in Washington, D.C.

Participants in 2017 National History Day

In June, more than 3,000 National History Day students descended on the University of Maryland at College Park to present their papers, documentaries, exhibits, performances, and websites on subjects of their own choosing. Their projects were the result of a yearlong effort to better understand history by studying primary and secondary source materials. NEH’s In the Field series captured the event in this video.

EDSITEment and Constitution Day

September 17th is Constitution Day, commemorating the day in 1787 when, at the end of a long hot summer of discussion, debate and deliberation, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed America’s most important document.

About EDSITEment

EDSITEment is a digital portal to the Best of the Humanities.  The website is filled with content-rich resources primarily designed to assist educators at the K–16 level.