NEH Creates New “Public Scholar” Grant Program Supporting Popular Scholarly Books in the Humanities

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The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced a new grant opportunity that encourages the publication of nonfiction books that apply serious humanities scholarship to subjects of general interest and appeal. The new NEH Public Scholar awards support well-researched books in the humanities conceived and written to reach a broad readership. Books supported through […]

2014 Barlow Lecture in the Humanities explores ‘The Future History of the Book’

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INDIANAPOLIS — Is there a need to fear the death of the book in this age of digital readers? This is the question that will guide the 2014 John D. Barlow Lecture in the Humanities at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis on Oct. 29. The event is free and open to the public. Kathleen Fitzpatrick, director […]

Fellowship Opportunities at the Huntington

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The Huntington, an independent research center with holdings in British and American history, literature, art history, and the history of science and medicine, maintains a collection of manuscripts that date from the eleventh century up to the present. This collection includes 7 million manuscripts, 420,000 rare books, 275,000 reference works, and 1.3 million photographs, prints, […]