National Humanities Center Receives NEH Grant to Foster Better Understanding of the Experience of Military Families

(May 1, 2019)

The National Humanities Center has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for a new project training educators with military backgrounds to use literature to improve their students’ and communities’ understanding of the experience of veterans and their families. The grant, totaling $99,862, will help fund a weeklong institute (June 17–21, 2019) at the Center for thirty educators from communities in North Carolina and Virginia. The participants will work with literary scholars during the institute to devise educational programs for their classrooms and communities to be implemented over the course of the following year.

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