Apply to Direct an NEH Summer Seminar or Institute
Summer Seminars and Institutes are 1- to 4-week residential programs for either K-12 educators OR higher education faculty. They support collegial study of significant topics in the humanities and make use of important scholarship and primary resources such as documents, artifacts, or historic sites. Typically, participants develop a project that translates the topic of study into their classroom teaching and/or scholarship.
Optional Draft due February 12, 2020
Final Application due March 3, 2020
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Why direct an NEH summer program?
Enhance your teaching
“I found that working with those who were primarily teachers
introduced me to different teaching techniques and new developments.”
“It intellectually refreshed me and compelled me to be
aware of the state-of-the-art scholarship in my field.”
“Thanks to the publicity generated by the Institute, I have been invited to
give talks to teachers nationwide on rethinking their US history curriculum.”
Build communities of inquiry and contribute to the intellectual vitality of
participants by providing models of excellent teaching and scholarship to
help broaden and deepen participants’ understanding of the humanities
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