NEH Summer Programs for Teachers

Post courtesy of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). 

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NEH is happy to announce its summer programs for educators! Among the subjects offered for teachers in 2015 are:

  • Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad
  • Africa in World History
  • African-American Communities in the 20th and 21st Centuries
  • America’s Reconstruction
  • Asian Americans in New York City: Literature and Film
  • Authors in the Prado
  • Cultures and Religions of the Himalayan Region
  • Dante’s Inferno: Influence, Adaptation, and Appropriation
  • The Dutch Republic, Britain, and the European World Economy
  • Gilded Age and Progressive Era
  • Histories of the Mediterranean
  • Istanbul: Between East and West
  • The News Media and the Making of America, 1730-1865
  • Political and Constitutional Theory for Citizens
  • Pueblo Identity in the Southwest
  • Punishment, Politics, and Culture
  • The Spanish Influenza of 1918
  • Teaching American History through Song

For a complete list of projects offered in the summer of 2015, along with eligibility requirements and contact information, visit: www.neh.gov/divisions/education/summer-programs.

NEH supports tuition-free professional development programs each summer for American teachers. Participants will receive stipends to help cover travel and living expenses.

Testimonials: 

“This was quite possibly one of the most enriching educational experiences I have had since becoming an English teacher.”

“The NEH seminar was a great impetus for me to take my work in new directions.”

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