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