New Joint NEH and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fellowship Opportunity Encourages Digital Research In the Humanities

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WASHINGTON (February 29, 2016) — The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the two largest funders of humanities research in the United States, today announced a new joint fellowship opportunity to support high-quality “born digital” research in the humanities. NEH-Mellon Fellowships for Digital Publication seek to encourage scholars engaged […]

Funding | NEH Preservation Assistance Grants for Smaller Institutions

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IUPUI Internal Deadline: 3/2/2016 NEH Application Deadline: 5/3/2016 Visit the website for complete guidelines. Brief Description: Updated guidelines will be posted at least two months in advance of the NEH deadline. In the meantime, please use the guidelines for the previous deadline to get a sense of what is involved in assembling an application. Preservation […]

Funding | Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities

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Office of Digital Humanities Receipt Deadline March 15, 2016 for Projects Beginning October 2016 Visit official website. Brief Summary These NEH grants support national or regional (multistate) training programs for scholars and advanced graduate students to broaden and extend their knowledge of digital humanities. Through these programs, NEH seeks to increase the number of humanities […]

Press Release | IUPUI to share in $250K NEH award to New School’s Humanities Action Lab mass-incarceration project

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INDIANAPOLIS — The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced a $250,000 grant to The New School’s Humanities Action Lab, a coalition of 20 universities, including Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, collaborating to produce student- and community-curated public projects on pressing social issues. The grant is the largest of the first 21 NEH “Humanities in the Public […]

Updates for Humanities Indicators

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Over the past few months, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences has been active in its support for the humanities, with new reports on the employment status and earnings of humanities majors, the financial health of not-for-profit humanities organizations, metrics on the qualifications of school teachers, international comparisons of levels of adult literacy, and […]

Three IU projects receive $690,000 in latest round of National Endowment for the Humanities funding

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INDIANAPOLIS — The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded $690,000 to three Indiana University research and learning projects. The NEH grants will fund a summer training program for university and college faculty interested in exploring the cultures of African and African diaspora cities; a workshop series on applying digital methods to issues in Native […]

NEH Summer Stipends

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NEH Summer Stipends Limited Submission URL: here. IU Internal Deadline: 7/1/2015 NEH Online Application Deadline: 10/1/2015 Brief Description: Summer Stipends support individuals pursuing advanced research that is of value to humanities scholars, general audiences, or both. Recipients usually produce articles, monographs, books, digital materials, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources. Summer Stipends support […]

NEH awards IUPUI-Ivy Tech partnership $119,009 grant to create world religions curriculum

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With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis will work in partnership with Ivy Tech Community College faculty to create 150 course modules on world religions for Ivy Tech humanities classes. The NEH, in Washington, D.C., recently announced it has awarded IUPUI $119,009 to conduct “World Religions in Greater Indianapolis,” […]

Freetown Village, Indiana State Museum and IUPUI host discussion on ‘Slavery by Another Name’ to Mark the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation

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Despite what many history books say, certain forms of slave labor continued to exist in the American South during the years between the Civil War and World War II. Scenes from the documentary Slavery by Another Name will serve as a starting point of a moderated discussion by Alex Lichtenstein, Assoc. Prof. of History at Indiana University […]

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 […]