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Featured Projects: Education Programs

 Daibutsu (image of Buddha) at Kamakura, Japan
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Investigating Consciousness: Buddhist and Contemporary Philosophical Perspectives

The 2012 NEH Summer Institute for College and University Faculty, "Investigating Consciousness: Buddhist and Contemporary Philosophical Perspectives," focuses on the convergence of western traditions in philosophy and Buddhist approaches in the field of philosophy of mind.

Posted: June 26, 2012
Battle of Lake Erie
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The War of 1812 in the Great Lakes and Western Territories

The Ohio Historical Society received a grant to offer "The War of 1812 in the Great Lakes and Western Territories," two one-week workshops for school teachers in summer 2012.

Posted: June 22, 2012
Promontory of Florida
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American History, Atlantic and Pacific

The American Historical Association (AHA) helps instructors adopt a new international approach into the U.S. history survey, one of the most widely taught courses on community college campuses.

Posted: March 29, 2012
Co-directors of Alcorn State literature and medicine project
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Melding Literature and Medicine

Alcorn State University in Mississippi received a grant to engage science, English, and nursing faculty in studying the intersections between literature and medicine.

Posted: September 1, 2011
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Shakespeare on the Potomac

Schoolteachers come to the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC, to pursue in-depth study of four plays: Pericles, The Comedy of Errors, The Merchant of Venice and Othello.

Posted: July 1, 2011
drawing of creation
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Enduring Questions: Alternative Cosmologies

NEH has funded a history professor to develop a course on ancient, religious and scientific cosmologies.

Posted: July 1, 2011
photo of Cal State Northridge campus
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Looking East from Northridge

A grant supports a two-year project (2011-2012) to establish an interdisciplinary minor in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at California State University, Northridge.

Posted: June 13, 2011
Photo of teacher and student at Leech Lake Tribal College
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Preserving Language and Culture

An NEH grant supports a one-year project in Minnesota to digitize materials at four cultural institutions to support the preservation and revitalization of Ojibwe language and culture.

Posted: June 13, 2011