NEH in the News
At a lecture at Gonzaga University's new Center for Public Humanities, NEH Chairman William Adams addressed how humanities can help beterans make sense of their wartime experiences.
NEH Chairman William Adams visited New Mexico to tour the School of Advanced Research's Indian Arts Research Center, speak on the NEH's Next Generation PhD Program at the University of New Mexico, and host a discussion with Senator Tom Udall on projects preserving Native American culture.
A cold storage vault at the Central Library of the University of Texas at Arlington -- one of only three like it in Texas -- has ben opened thanks in part to a $300,000 NEH grant. The vault will allow the stable preservation of photo negatives and other items for hundreds of years.
The Hoboken Historical Museum is hosting a 10-part series of events until next May under the rubric "Heaven, Hell or Hoboken" commemorating America's entry into WWI in 1917; the series features historians and veterans as guest lecturers and the hosting of the NEH-supported traveling exhibit "World War I and America."
A new film studies major at Winona State University in Minnesota is being boosted by the addition of a special topics course title "Imagining Tokyo in Global Cinema," inspired by Professor Andrea Wood's attendance of an NEH-funded summer institute on the history of film in Japan this summer.