Category: News in Public Humanities

Pew Center for Arts & Heritage Announces 2017 Grants and Grantees

More than $10.3 million in funding will support 53 projects, institutions, and artists.

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Contract extended for MARCH role in The Public Historian

Together with the National Council on Public History (NCPH) and the University of California Santa Barbara, we are pleased to announce a three-year renewal of the co-editor position.

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Library of Congress Names Tracy K. Smith 2017-18 Poet Laureate

Smith will serve as the 22nd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry beginning September 2017.

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Call for Proposals – MAPACA

Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association (MAPACA) is seeking proposals for its 2017 conference.

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Jean Fritz, Acclaimed Author of History Books for Children, Dies at 101

Fritz authored nearly fifty books and was most known for her biographies of eighteenth and nineteenth century U.S. historical figures

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NEH Chair William D. Adams Announces Resignation

William D. Adams, the tenth chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has resigned from the agency.

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Call for Applications: Columbia University 2017 IRAAS Summer Institute, “Black Activist New York”

The Columbia University Institute for Research in African-American Studies (IRAAS) is now accepting applications for its 2017 Summer Teachers and Scholars Institute.

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