Call for Proposals: Direct a NEH Seminar or Institute

Richard Pettit's picture
February 22, 2018
United States
Subject Fields: 
Humanities, Teaching and Learning

Call for Proposals-- to Direct

NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes:

  • focus on the study and teaching of significant texts and other resources;
  • provide models of excellent scholarship and teaching;
  • contribute to the intellectual growth of the participants; and
  • build lasting communities of inquiry.

Seminars: a Seminar provides an intimate and focused environment in which sixteen participants study a specific humanities topic under the guidance of one or two established scholars

Institutes: an Institute allows twenty-five to thirty-six participants to pursue an intensive program of study under a team of scholarly experts.

Programs are designed for either K-12 educators or college and university faculty.

PROPOSAL DEADLINE (for Summer 2019 projects): FEBRUARY 22, 2018

Proposal guidelines will be posted by December 22, 2017.

We are ready to discuss your project and offer guidance.

See / apply to participate in NEH Seminars and Institutes (Summer 2018):

Spread the word: Please forward this call to colleagues and potential directors.

Contact Info: 

Richard Pettit, Program Analyst, Division of Education, National Endowment for the Humanities

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