Application Deadline: March 1, 2019
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Seminars and Institutes broaden and deepen understanding of the humanities by supporting professional development programs, specifically designed for a national audience of college and university faculty. The programs provide one- to four-week opportunities for participants (NEH Summer Scholars) to explore a variety of topics relevant to undergraduate education in the humanities. They take place throughout the United States and participant stipends help cover travel and living expenses.
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.
Participants of these programs frequently describe them as professionally transformational—a gift to educators across the country who want to gain a deeper understanding of the history, literature, art, and culture they teach.
This year’s programs include topics like new perspectives on Jewish history in the American South, reading and using material maps at Newberry Library, José Martí and immigrant communities in Cuban independence, Religion, Secularism, and the novel, Writing and Democracy in Western New York, and more. The program make use of digital tools, cultural resources, and library and archive collections.
For a complete list of the seminars and institutes offered this summer, along with eligibility and application requirements, please visit our website.
Nick Di Taranto
Program Analyst, Division of Education Programs
Nick Di Taranto