Category: News in Public Humanities

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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Women’s History Featured in Latest Issue of The Public Historian

The May 2017 issue of The Public Historianlooks at how women’s history is represented in public.

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CFP: Mid-Atlantic History Student Research Poster Session

The proposals may focus on any aspect of Pennsylvania and Mid-Atlantic history.

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‘Five Stories’ explores lives of people who lived and worked at John Dickinson Plantation

The exhibit explores lives of everyone from founding fathers to enslaved blacks.

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Rutgers-Newark Newest Americans Initiative Receives NEH Grant

Newest Americans has been awarded a Community Conversations grant of $310,000 from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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