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NEH Summer Programs in the Humanities for School and College Educators Applications Due!

March 1, 2017

Each year, NEH offers tuition-free opportunities for school, college, and university educators to study a variety of humanities topics. Stipends of $600-$3,300 help cover expenses for these one- to four-week programs.

For more information and application instructions, please visit the websites for individual programs. Links are provided below.


Summer Seminars for School Teachers


Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 16-August 4 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Thomas Wartenberg
Location: South Hadley, MA
For more information: srusieck@mtholyoke.edu (413) 538-2249 http://existentialismseminar.com.

Muslim American Identities, Past and Present

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 9-28 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Edward Curtis
Location: Indianapolis, IN
For more information: ecurtis4@iupui.edu (317) 278-1683 http://muslimamericanseminar.wordpress.com.

Philosophers of Education: Major Thinkers from the Enlightenment to the Present

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 9-28 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Peter Gibbon
Visiting Faculty: Leo Damrosch, Charles Glenn, Tim Seldin
Location: Boston, MA
For more information: peterhgibbon@comcast.net (781) 934-1524 http://nehphilosophersofeducationseminar.org.

The Political Theory of Hannah Arendt: A Public Intellectual in the Public Square

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 25 – July 21 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Kathleen B. Jones
Visiting Faculty: Ada Ushpiz, Ayten Gündoğdu
Location: University of California, Davis
For more information: arendtneh@gmail.com (714) 915-5202 https://arendt.sdsu.edu.

Punishment, Politics and Culture

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 3- 28, 2017 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Austin Sarat
Location: Amherst, MA
For more information: neh@amherst.edu (413) 542-2380 https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/departments/ljst/neh.

Re-enchanting Nature: Humanities Perspectives

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 10-28 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Chris Fuller and Edward Glowienka
Visiting Faculty: Grant Hokit, Melissa Kwasny, and Mike Jetty
Location: Helena, MT
For more information: cfuller@carroll.edu (406) 447-4335 http://www.carroll.edu/neh4nature.

What Did Independence Mean For Women, 1776-1876?

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 2-21 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Lori Ginzberg
Visiting Faculty: Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Judith Giesberg, Barbara Klaczynska
Location: Philadelphia, PA
For more information: LDG1@psu.edu (215) 546-3181 http://www.librarycompany.org/nehsummerseminar.

Summer Institutes for School Teachers

American Women at War

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 17-August 4, 2017 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Mia Nagawiecki, Carol Berkin
Visiting Faculty: Catherine Allgor, , D’Ann Campbell, Bill Chafe, Catherine Clinton, Julie Des Jardins, Doug Egerton, Liette Gidlow, Jacquelyn Dowd Hall, Martha Hodes, Woody Holton, Maureen Honey, Tera Hunter, Cynthia Kierner, Cindy Lobel, Holly Mayer, Stephanie McCurry, Leisa Meyer, Jennifer Morgan, Mary Beth Norton, Nina Silber, Sheila Skemp, Barbara Winslow, Elizabeth Wollman
Location: New York, NY
For more information: mia.nagawiecki@nyhistory.org (212) 485-9236 http://www.nyhistory.org/2017NEHInstitute.

America’s Reconstruction: The Untold Story

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 9-29 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): J. Brent Morris
Visiting Faculty: Michael A. Allen, Edward L. Ayers, Edward E. Baptist, David W. Blight, Joshua Brown, Orville Vernon Burton, Emory Campbell, Grace Morris Cordial, Russell Duncan, Minuette B. Floyd, Laura Hart, Faye Jensen, Daisy Martin, Page Putnam Miller, Bernard E. Powers, Heather Cox Richardson, Lawrence S. Rowland, Nathan Saunders, Kerry Sautner, Lynette J. Stoudt, Patricia Sullivan, Velma M. Thomas Fann, Thomas Thurston, Lemuel W. Watson, Cecil Williams, Stephen R. Wise
Location: Beaufort, SC
For more information: morrisj1@uscb.edu (843) 208-8206 http://WWW.USCB.EDU/AMERICASRECONSTRUCTION/.

Foreign Exchanges: The U.S. and the Wider World in the Twentieth Century

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 2-21 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Ann Marie Gleeson, Christopher Capozzola
Visiting Faculty: Julian Go, Davarian Baldwin, David Ekbladh, David Engerman, Christina Klein, and Arissa Oh
Location: Watertown, MA
For more information: annmarie@primarysource.org (617) 923-9933 x133 http://resources.primarysource.org/foreignexchanges.

From Harlem to Hip-hop: African-American History, Literature, and Song

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 24 – July 14 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Laura Nash, Andrew Virdin
Visiting Faculty: M.K. Asante, Adam Bradley, Bryan Crandall, Tricia Rose, James Smethurst, Yohuru Williams
Location: Fairfield, CT
For more information: lnash@fairfield.edu (203) 254-4000 http://faculty.fairfield.edu/NEHhiphop.

From Mesa Verde to Santa Fe: Pueblo Identity in the Southwest

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 25 – July 15 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Sharon Milholland, Kathy Stemmler
Location: Cortez, CO
For more information: NEH@crowcanyon.org (970) 564-4346 http://www.crowcanyon.org/NEHinstitute2017.

The Immigrant Experience in California through Literature & Theatre

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 25 – July 9 (2 weeks)
Project Director(s): Matthew Spangler, David Kahn
Visiting Faculty: Ping Chong, Glen Gendzel, Khaled Hosseini, Persis Karim, Maxine Hong Kingston, Andrew Lam, Erika Lee, Kinan Valdez, Luis Valdez, Judy Yung, Sara Zatz
Location: San Jose, CA
For more information: matthew.spangler@sjsu.edu (408) 924-1373 http://immigrationtheatreinstitute.org/.

Johann Sebastian Bach and the Music of the Reformation Churches

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 26 – July 21 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Hilde Binford
Visiting Faculty: Craig Atwood, Greg Funfgeld, Larry Lipkis, Renée Anne Louprette, Michael Marissen, Markus Rathey, George Stauffer, Peter Wollny
Location: Bethlehem, PA
For more information: binfordh@moravian.edu (610) 861-1691 http://bachforteachers.org.

Political and Constitutional Theory for Citizens

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 8-29 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Will Harris
Visiting Faculty: Sue Leeson, Kevin Ryan
Location: Los Angeles, CA
For more information: hale@civiced.org (818) 591-9321 http://civiced.org/national-academy-for-civics-and-government.

Religious Worlds of New York: Teaching the Everyday Life of American Religious Diversity

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 10 – 28 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Henry Goldschmidt
Visiting Faculty: Eva Abbamonte, Ali Asani, Hasia Diner, Sasha Elias, Charles Haynes, Claire Lorentzen, Elizabeth McAlister, Elinor Pierce, Annabella Pitkin, Mary Katherine Sheena, Josef Sorett, John Thatamanil, J. Terry Todd, Marnie Weir, Kathy Wildman Zinger
Location: New York, NY
For more information: henry@interfaithcenter.org (212) 870-3514 http://www.religiousworldsnyc.org.

Rethinking the Gilded Age and Progressivisms: Race, Capitalism, and Democracy 1877-1920

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 25 – July 21 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Rachel Allmen, Robert Johnston
Visiting Faculty: James Barrett, Marcia Chatelain, Diane Dillon, Leon Fink, , Daniel Greene, Amma Ghartey-Tagoe Kootin, Jeffrey Helgeson, Ben Johnson, Adriane Lentz-Smith, Robyn Muncy, Raul Ramos, Jeff Sklansky, Cecilia Tichi, K. Tsianina Lomawaima, Kidada Williams, Jonathan Zimmerman
Location: Chicago, IL
For more information: allmen@chicagohistory.org (312) 799-2156 http://www.gildedandprogressive.org/.

Scholarship and Performance: Teaching Shakespeare’s Plays

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 17 – 28 (2 weeks)
Project Director(s): Katie Beganics
Visiting Faculty: Krista Apple, Julie Crawford, Mario DiGangi, Claudia Zelevansky
Location: Brooklyn, NY
For more information: kbeganics@tfana.org (212) 229-2819 x18 http://www.tfana.org/NEHSummerInstitute.

Slavery in the Colonial North

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 9 – 14 (1 week)
Project Director(s): Jacqueline Simmons
Visiting Faculty: Leslie M. Harris, Heather A. Williams
Location: Tarrytown, NY
For more information: mhughes@hudsonvalley.org (914) 591-8763 x15 http://hudsonvalley.org/NEHinstitute.

Tales from the Chihuahuan Desert: Borderlands Narratives

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 16 – 30 (2 weeks)
Project Director(s): Rodrigo Joseph Rodríguez, Ignacio Martínez
Visiting Faculty: Adriana Dominguez, Celeste González de Bustamante, Yolanda Leyva, Pat Mora, Monica Perales, Kathleen Staudt
Location: El Paso, TX
For more information: borderlandsnarratives@utep.edu (915) 747-6258 http://borderlandsnarratives.utep.edu/.

Teaching Native American Histories

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 16-28, 2017 (2 weeks)
Project Director(s): Alice Nash, Linda Coombs
Visiting Faculty: Jessie Little Doe Baird, Lisa Brooks, Peter d’Errico, Amy Lonetree, Harlan Pruden, Debbie Reese, Byron Stone
Location: Cape Cod, MA
For more information: msolomon@fivecolleges.edu (413) 542-4018 https://teachnativehistories.umass.edu/neh-programs/2017.

Teaching the “Long Hot Summer” of 1967 and Beyond: Racial Disturbances in Recent US History

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 11 – July 1 (3 weeks
Project Director(s): Shawn Alexander
Visiting Faculty: Anthony Bolden, Dionne Danns, Michael Fortner, Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Clarence Lang, Kevin Mumford, John Rury, Cathy Schneider, Heather Thompson, William Tuttle, Rhonda Williams and Kevin Willmott
Location: Lawrence, KS
For more information: shawnalexander@ku.edu (785) 864-5044 http://summer67.ku.edu/.

Voices from the Misty Mountains

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 9-29, 2017 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Sylvia Bailey Shurbutt
Visiting Faculty: Nikki Giovanni, Silas House, Rachael Meads, Adam Booth, Ed Herendeen
Location: Shepherdstown, WV
For more information: SShurbut@shepherd.edu (304) 876-3119 http://www.shepherd.edu/neh.

Landmarks of American History and Culture Workshops for School Teachers

New this year

Workshop options: Some Landmarks workshops now reserve one of their two workshop weeks for participants who commute to the program (no housing option available). These workshop dates are designated “commuters only” in the project list.

Stipend provisions: Only those participants who incur housing costs in a residential workshop week will receive a stipend of $1200. All commuting participants who incur no housing costs, regardless of workshop type, will receive a stipend of $600.

African Americans in the Making of Early New England

Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: July 9-14 or July 23-28
Project Director(s): Lynne Manring
Visiting Faculty: Richard Bailey, Alexka Chan, Thomas Doughton, Gretchen Gerzina, Jared Hardesty, Joanne Melish, Tammy Denease Richardson
Location: Deerfield, MA
For more information:lmanring@deerfield.history.museum (413) 774-7476 x33 http://afram-workshop.deerfield-ma.org/.

The American Skyscraper: Transforming Chicago and the Nation

Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: July 9-15 or July 23-29 (commuters only)
Project Director(s): Jen Masengarb, Gabrielle Lyon
Visiting Faculty: Henry Binford, Robert Bruegmann, Douglas Gilbert, Thomas Leslie, Joanna Merwood-Salisbury, Katherine Solomonson, Paul Steinbrecher, Antony Wood
Location: Chicago, IL
For more information:NEHlandmarks@architecture.org (312) 561-2147 http://www.architecture.org/NEHlandmarks.

America’s Industrial Revolution at The Henry Ford

Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: July 9-14 or July 16-21
Project Director(s): Christian W. Øverland
Visiting Faculty: Robert Casey, Daniel Clark, Nancy Gabin, Martin Hershock, R. Douglas Hurt, Paul Israel
Location: Dearborn, MI
For more information:neh@thehenryford.org (313) 982-6100 x2508 http://www.thehenryford.org/neh.

Crafting Freedom: African-American Entrepreneurs in the Antebellum South

Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: June 15-20 or June 22-27
Project Director(s):
Location: Durham, NC
For more information:lsneed@apprendfound.org (919) 405-2326 http://thomasday.net/crafting-freedom-neh-landmarks-workshop-2017/.

Crossroads of Conflict: Contested Visions of Freedom and the Missouri-Kansas Border Wars

Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: June 25-30 or July 9-14
Project Director(s): Diane Mutti Burke, Amy Brost
Visiting Faculty: Nicole Etcheson, Kristen Tegtmeier Oertel, Jeremy Neely, Christopher Phillips, and Ethan Rafuse
Location: Kansas City, MO
For more information:NEHBorderWars@umkc.edu (816) 235-1631 http://cas.umkc.edu/nehborderwars/.

Emily Dickinson: Person, Poetry, and Place

Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: July 10-14 or July 24-28 (commuters only)
Project Director(s): Brooke Steinhauser
Visiting Faculty: Martha Ackmann, Monica Bhowmik, Joanne Dobson, Wendy Kohler, Rosemary Loomis, Cristanne Miller, Bruce Penniman, Jane Wald, Marta Werner, Nan Wolverton
Location: Amherst, MA
For more information:bsteinhauser@emilydickinsonmuseum.org (413) 542-8429 http://www.EmilyDickinsonMuseum.org/NEHworkshop.

Following in Ancient Footsteps: The Hopewell in Ohio

Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: July 9-14 or July 23-28
Project Director(s): Elizabeth Hedler, Bradley Lepper
Visiting Faculty: Terry Barnhart, Robert Riordan, Stephen Warren, Glenna J. Wallace, Joe Watkins, Christine Ballengee Morris, Marti Chaatsmith, Linda Pansing, Mary Borgia
Location: Columbus, OH
For more information:ehedler@ohiohistory.org (614) 297-2538 http://hopewell.creativelearningfactory.org.

Grand Coulee Dam: The Intersection of Modernity and Indigenous Cultures

Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: July 16-22 or July 23-29
Project Director(s): Dorothy Zeisler-Vralsted, David A. Pietz
Visiting Faculty: Ben Columbi, Vincent Langendijk, Robert McCoy, Francene Watson
Location: Cheney, WA
For more information:dzeislervral@ewu.edu (520) 621-0632 http://sites.ewu.edu/grandcoulee.

Gullah Voices: Traditions and Transformations

Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: July 9-14 or July 16-21, 2017
Project Director(s): Robert Stephens, Mary Ellen Junda
Visiting Faculty: Cornelia Bailey, Emory Shaw Campbell, Erskine Clarke, Leroy Campbell, Ron Daise, Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters, Georgia Sea Island Singers, Victoria Smalls, Mary Moran, Wilson Moran, Peter Wood, Karen Wortham
Location: Savannah, GA
For more information:robert.stephens@uconn.edu (860) 486-5760 http://gullahvoices.uconn.edu.

Jump at the Sun: Zora Neale Hurston and Her Eatonville Roots

Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: July 9-15, 2017 or July 16-22
Project Director(s): Jacqueline May
Visiting Faculty: Heather Russell, Valerie Boyd, Julian Chambliss, Jill Coven Jones, John Lowe, Phyllis McEwen, N.Y. Nathiri, Maurice O’Sullivan
Location: Eatonville, FL
For more information:jmay@flahum.org (727) 873-2010 https://floridahumanities.org/educators/workshops/zora-neale-hurston/.

Living and Writing Deliberately: The Concord Landscapes and Legacy of Henry Thoreau

Deadline:May 1, 2017
Dates: July 16-21 (for local commuters) or July 23-28
Project Director(s): Jayne Gordon
Visiting Faculty: Jeffrey Cramer, James Finley, Robert Gross, Kristi Martin, Christine Nelson, Sandra Petrulionis, Robert Thorson, Laura Dassow Walls, Leslie Wilson, David Wood
Location: Concord, MA
For more information:lwalczak@concordmuseum.org (978) 369-9763 http://www.concordmuseum.org/neh-landmarks-2017.php.

The Long Road from Brown: School Desegregation in Virginia

Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: July 9-14 or July 23-28
Project Director(s): Younghee Suh, Brian Daugherity
Visiting Faculty: Jody Allen, Derrick Alridge, Wesley Chenault, Lucious Edwards, Jr., Larissa Smith Ferguson, Charles H. Ford, Lauranett Lorraine, Gabriel Reich, Adrienne Robertson, Peter Wallenstein, Catherine Fitzgerald Wyatt
Location: Richmond, VA
For more information:ysuh@odu.edu (757) 683-6697 http://thelongroadfrombrownneh.weebly.com/.

Manifest Destiny Reconsidered: The Utah Experience

Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: June 18-23 or July 9-14 (commuters only)
Project Director(s): Robert Goldberg, Paul Reeve
Visiting Faculty: Thomas Carter, Keith Erekson, Matt Grow, Jeff Nokes, Andrea Radke-Moss, Quinn Rollins, Richard Sadler, Greg Smoak, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
For more information:tanner-humanities@utah.edu (801) 581-7989 http://www.thc.utah.edu/teacher-workshops/neh/index.php.

Mapping A New World: Places of Conflict and Colonization in Seventeenth-Century New England

Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: July 9-14 or July 23-28 (commuters only)
Project Director(s): Michelle LeBlanc, Elisabeth Nevins
Visiting Faculty: Lisa Brooks, Paul J. Grant-Costa, Ronald Grim, Margaret Pearce, Len Von Morzé
Location: Boston, MA
For more information:mleblanc@bpl.org (617) 859-2294 http://newworld.leventhalmap.org/.

The Most Southern Place on Earth: Music, History, and Culture of the Mississippi Delta

Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: June 18-24 or July 9-15
Project Director(s): Rolando Herts, Lee Aylward
Visiting Faculty: Reggie Barnes, David Evans, Charles McLaurin, Edgar Smith, John B. Strait, Charles Reagan Wilson
Location: Cleveland, MS
For more information:laylward@deltastate.edu (662) 846-4311 http://deltacenterdsu.com/mostsouthern/.

Native American and African-American Educational Experiences in Kansas, 1830-1960

Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: June 18-24 (commuters only) or July 9-15
Project Director(s): Cassandra Mesick, Celka Straughn
Visiting Faculty: Gina Adams, Angela Bates, Brenda Child, Deborah Dandridge, Saralyn Reece Hardy, Elizabeth Kronk Warner, Chester Owens, David Trowbridge, Connor Warner, Kim Warren, Jancita Warrington
Location: Lawrence, KS
For more information:cmesick@ku.edu (785) 864-5253 http://SMA-NEH-Landmark.drupal.ku.edu.

New Orleans: Music, Culture, and Civil Rights

Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: June 26-30 (commuters only) or July 10-14
Project Director(s): Rebecca Snedeker, Sonya Robinson, Brice Miller
Visiting Faculty: Anthony Bennett, Shannon Blady, Nikki Lynne Marie Brown, Courtney Bryan, Emily Clark, Norman Dixon, Jr. and the Young Men Olympian Benevolent Association, Freddi Williams Evans, Luther Gray and Bamboula 2000, the Mahogany Brass Band, Preservation Hall, Bruce Raeburn, Matt Sakakeeny, Christian Scott
Location: New Orleans, LA
For more information:gulfsouth@tulane.edu (504) 314-2854 https://neworleans-neh-landmark-workshop.com.

The Rochester Reform Trail: Women’s Rights, Religion, and Abolition on the Genesee River and Erie Canal

Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: July 16-22 or July 23-29
Project Director(s): Jose Torre
Visiting Faculty: Carol Faulkner, Rich Newman, Alison Parker, Erik Seeman
Location: Rochester, NY
For more information:jrtorre@brockport.edu (585) 395-5694 http://www.brockport.edu/rocreformtrail/.

The Transcontinental Railroad: Transforming California and the Nation

Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: June 25-30 or July 9-14
Project Director(s): Louis Warren, Stacey Greer
Visiting Faculty: Lisa Emmerich, Richard Orsi, Shelley Fisher Fishkin, Phil Sexton, Richard White
Location: Sacramento, CA
For more information:transcontinentalrr@ucdavis.edu (530) 752-4383 http://railroad.historyproject.ucdavis.edu/.

Women Making Change: Activism and Progressivism at the Turn of the Twentieth Century

Deadline:March 1, 2017
Dates: July 30-August 5 (commuters only) or August 6-12
Project Director(s): Penni Martorell
Visiting Faculty: Eileen Crosby, Mara Dodge, Jennifer Guglielmo, Kathleen Banks Nutter
Location: Holyoke, MA
For more information:martorellp@holyoke.org (413) 322-5660 http://wistariahurst.org/women-making-change/.


Summer Seminars for College and University Teachers

Bridging National Borders in North America

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 10 – August 4, (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Benjamin Johnson
Visiting Faculty: Juliana Barr, Kornel Chang, Geraldo Cadava
Location: Chicago, IL
For more information: bjohnson25@luc.edu (773) 508-3082 https://www.newberry.org/NEH-Bridging-National-Borders.

Elizabeth Bishop and the Literary Archive

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 12 – 30 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Bethany Hicok
Visiting Faculty: Ronald Patkus, Alice Quinn, Thomas Travisano
Location: Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
For more information: hicokbf@westminster.edu (724) 612-1763 http://www.westminster.edu/neh-bishop.

Emmanuel Levinas on Morality, Justice, and the Political

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 17-21, 2017 (1 week)
Project Director(s): Richard Cohen
Visiting Faculty: James McLachlan
Location: Buffalo, NY
For more information: racohen@buffalo.edu (716) 645-3473 http://levinas.buffalo.edu/.

The Formation and Re-formation of the Book: 1450-1650

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 18 – July 15 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Mark Rankin, John King
Visiting Faculty: J. Christopher Warner
Location: Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, CA
For more information: rankinmc@jmu.edu (330) 814-7028 http://sites.jmu.edu/NEHformation-reformation-books2017/.

Gender, the State, and the 1977 International Women’s Year Conference

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 12-18, 2017 (1 week)
Project Director(s): Nancy Beck Young, Leandra Zarnow
Location: Houston, TX
For more information: nyoung@central.uh.edu (713) 743-3085 http://classweb.uh.edu/nehnatlwomensconf/.

King Lear and Shakespeare Studies

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 10 – July 28 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Richard Strier
Location: Chicago, IL
For more information: rastrier@uchicago.edu (773) 241-6094 https://lucian.uchicago.edu/blogs/neh2017lear/.

Will, Commandment, and Human Perfection in Medieval Jewish Philosophy

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 9 – August 4 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Jonathan Jacobs
Visiting Faculty: Tamar Rudavsky, Eileen Sweeney
Location: New York, NY
For more information: jojacobs@jjay.cuny.edu (646) 557-4531 http://www.colgate.edu/medphilnehseminar.

Summer Institutes for College and University Teachers

Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia: The Voices of Women in Literature, Cinema, and Other Arts since Independence

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 26-July 14 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Nabil Boudraa, Joseph Krause
Visiting Faculty: Moha Ennaji, Fatima Sadiqi, Julia A. Clancy-Smith, Lilia Libidi, Laura Rice, Réda Bensmaia
Location: Corvallis, OR
For more information: jkrause@oregonstate.edu (541) 737-3935 http://liberalarts.oregonstate.edu/centers-and-initiatives/neh-summer-institute-2017.

American Material Culture: Nineteenth-Century New York

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 3-28 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): David Jaffee, Catherine Whalen, Katherine C. Grier
Visiting Faculty: Ivan Gaskell, Bernard L. Herman, Amelia Peck, Jack (John Kuo Wei) Tchen, Debra Schmidt Bach, Joshua Brown, Edward S. Cooke Jr., Cynthia Copeland
Location: New York, NY
For more information: nehinstitute@bgc.bard.edu (212) 501-3026 http://bgc.bard.edu/neh-institute.

Beyond East and West: the Early Modern World, 1400-1800

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 19-July 7 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Kaya Şahin, Julia Schleck
Visiting Faculty: Charles H. Parker, Nabil Matar, Ulrike Strasser, Surekha Davies, Sanjay Subrahmanyam
Location: Bloomington, IN
For more information: iksahin@indiana.edu (812) 856-0309 http://www.earlymodernexchanges.org.

City/Nature: Urban Environmental Humanities

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 26 to July 14 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Thaisa Way, Richard Watts
Visiting Faculty: Kenneth Yocom; David Pellow; María Elena García; Stephanie LeMenager; Ann C. Huppert; Linda Nash; Laura Pulido; Sarah Culpepper Stroup
Location: Seattle, WA
For more information: TWAY@UW.EDU (206) 685-2523 http://citynature.uw.edu.

Diverse Philosophical Approaches to Sexual Violence

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 19-30, 2017 (2 weeks)
Project Director(s): Ann J. Cahill
Visiting Faculty: Debra Bergoffen, Susan Brison, Louise du Toit, Nicola Gavey, Renee Heberle, Sarah Clark Miller
Location: Elon, NC
For more information: cahilla@elon.edu (336) 278-5703 http://www.elon.edu/neh.

Islam in Asia: Traditions and Transformations

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 12- July 7 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Peter Hershock, Nelly van Doorn-Harder
Visiting Faculty: Asma Afsaruddin, Muhamad Ali, Barbara Andaya, Zayn Kassam, Paul Lavy, Bruce Lawrence, Ebrahim Moosa, Ronit Ricci, Anna Stirr, Eric Tagliacozzo
Location: Honolulu, HI
For more information: mineia@eastwestcenter.org (808) 944-7337 http://www.asdp-islaminasia.org.

Making Modernism: Literature and Culture in Twentieth-Century Chicago, 1893-1955

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 12 – July 7 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Liesl Olson
Visiting Faculty: Davarian Baldwin, Martha Briggs, Diane Dillon, Jennifer Fleissner, Sarah Kelly Oehler, Kenneth Warren
Location: Chicago, IL
For more information: liesl.olson@stanfordalumni.org (917) 701-7610 https://www.newberry.org/NEH-Making-Modernism.

Migration and Empire: The Roman Experience From Marcus Aurelius to Muhammad

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June19 – July 14 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Michael Maas, Richard Talbert
Visiting Faculty: Mary Boatwright, Nicola Di Cosmo, Patrick Geary, Thomas Parker, Paul Roberge, Caroline Rocheleau, Susan Stevens
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
For more information: talbert@email.unc.edu (919) 962-3942 https://history.unc.edu/neh-inst-2017-migration/.

Mississippi in the National Civil Rights Narrative

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 11 – June 30, 2017 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Rico Chapman, Daphne Chamberlain
Visiting Faculty: Emilye Crosby, Michelle D. Deardorff, John Dittmer, Aram Goudsouzian, Hassan Jeffries, Jeff Kolnick, Hilliard Lackey, Leslie Burl McLemore, K.C. Morrison, Akinyele Umoja, Michael V. Williams
Location: Jackson, MS
For more information: rico.d.chapman@jsums.edu (601) 979-2490 http://www.jsums.edu/hamerinstitute/neh.

On Native Grounds: Studies of Native American Histories and the Land

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 12 – June 30 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Laraine Fletcher, George Scheper
Visiting Faculty: Matthew Babcock, Tracy Brown, Colin Calloway, Pekka Hämäläinen, Michael Harkin, Sergei Kan, Amy Lonetree, Michael McDonnell, Gregory Smithers, and Michael Witgen
Location: Library of Congress, Washington, DC
For more information: fletcher@adelphi.edu (646) 288-0287 http://nativegrounds2017.com.

Recognizing an Imperfect Past: History, Memory and the American Public

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 11-23 (2 weeks)
Project Director(s): Stan Deaton
Visiting Faculty: E.M. Beck, David Blight, Alex Byrd, Karen Cox, Glenn Eskew, Kevin Levin, Anne Sarah Rubin
Location: Savannah, GA
For more information: NEHinfo@georgiahistory.com (912) 651-2125 http://www.imperfectpastinstitute.org/.

Rethinking Area Studies Through the Modern Asian Novel

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 11-July 7 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Donald Lopez, Youngju Ryu
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
For more information: nehinstitute@umich.edu (734) 764-8286 http://sites.lsa.umich.edu/neh-institute/.

Space, Place, and the Humanities

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 25 – August 12 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Elizabeth Maddock Dillon, Tim Cresswell
Visiting Faculty: Nicholas Brown, Wendy Harding, Bruce Janz, Sarah Kanouse, Cindi Katz, Anne Kelly Knowles
Location: Boston, MA
For more information: spaceandplaceneh@northeastern.edu (617) 373-5841 http://www.northeastern.edu/spaceandplaceNEH.

Teaching the Religions of the World

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: July 9-August 4 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): James Laine
Visiting Faculty: Carl Ernst, Donald Lopez Jr., Tomoko Masuzawa, Michael McNally
Location: St. Paul, MN
For more information: laine@macalester.edu (651) 696-6141 http://www.macalester.edu/academics/religiousstudies/institute/.

Transcendentalism and Reform in the Age of Emerson, Thoreau, and Fuller

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 18 – July 1 (2 weeks
Project Director(s): Sandra Petrulionis
Visiting Faculty: Phyllis Cole, Robert Gross, Megan Marshall, John Matteson, Wesley Mott, Joel Myerson, Lance Newman, Melissa Pennell, Laura Dassow Walls
Location: Concord, MA
For more information: shp2@psu.edu (814) 949-5365 http://ConcordNEHCCHA.org.

What Happened to the Civil Rights Movement?

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 26-July 22 (4 weeks)
Project Director(s): Henry Louis Gates, Patricia Sullivan, and Waldo Martin
Visiting Faculty: Susan Ashmore, Margaret Burnham, James Forman Jr., Peter Guralnick, Clark Johnson, Blair Kelley, Leon Litwack, Martha Noonan, Lewis Steel, Cornel West
Location: Cambridge, MA
For more information: mweinberg@fas.harvard.edu (617) 495-3611 http://hutchinscenter.fas.harvard.edu/neh-summer-institute-2017.

What is Gained in Translation: Learning How to Read Translated Texts

Deadline: March 1, 2017
Dates: June 4-24 (3 weeks)
Project Director(s): Brian James Baer, Françoise Massardier-Kenney
Visiting Faculty: Rosemary Arrojo, Peter Bush, M. R. Ghanoonparvar, Carol Maier, Christi Merrill, Michelle Yeh
Location: Kent, OH
For more information: fkenney@kent.edu (330) 672-2150 http://www.kent.edu/neh-institute-translation.


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