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Posted: August 13, 2013

Elshtain Remembered

National Council Member, scholar, powerful writer on ethics and religion.

Joan Didion receives a National Humanities Medal from President Obama
Posted: July 12, 2013

The Better Precincts of the World We Inhabit:

David Remnick addresses the 2012 National Humanities Medalists.

Posted: June 21, 2013

Humanities at the Heart of the Nation's Goals

Blue ribbon panel says STEM disciplines are not enough to keep nation strong.

Eric Kansa and William Noel
Posted: June 20, 2013

Celebrating Open Data

White House highlights NEH-funded research on Archimedes and archaeology, made freely accessible online.

Larry Aitken
Posted: June 5, 2013

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.

Schneider Saloon
Posted: May 29, 2013

A Century of Commerce

A new MUSE award for museum excellence is awarded to an improbable exhibit of American enterprise: the work of butchers and saloon-keepers.

NEH Bookshelf at Georgia Southern University
Posted: February 14, 2013

NEH Bridging Cultures: Muslim Journeys Bookshelves arrive in 800 libraries

The Muslim Journeys Bookshelf, a set of twenty-five books and three films about Muslim cultures and history, arrived in 800 libraries across the United States last month, serving as the centerpiece for discussion programs and talks in every state and dozens of communities.

C. Brian Rose, University of Pennsylvania archaeologist
Posted: January 24, 2013

Bridging Cultures Through Archaeology: Exploring Ancient Turkey

Six thousand years before ancient people erected the Stonehenge ring of giant pillars in England, their distant ancestors built twenty circles of similar megaliths on a hill in Eastern Turkey.

American Experience: The Presidents (PBS film collection)
Posted: January 17, 2013

Award-Winning Stories of the Presidents, Online

To understand the American past, consider the American presidents.