NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR HUMANITIES - Summer Seminars and Institutes

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 00:00
Humanities & Arts

These grants support national faculty development programs in the humanities for school teachers, and for college and university teachers. Seminars and institutes may be as short as two weeks or as long as six weeks. The duration of a program should allow for full and thorough treatment of the topic. Summer seminars and institutes: * extend and deepen knowledge and understanding of the humanities by focusing on significant topics, texts, and issues; * enhance the intellectual vitality and professional development of participants; * build a community of inquiry and provide models of excellent scholarship and teaching; and * promote effective links between teaching and research in the humanities; Seminars and institutes may be hosted by colleges, universities, school systems, learned societies, centers for advanced study, libraries or other repositories, and cultural or professional organizations. The host site must be appropriate for the project, providing facilities for scholarship and collegial interaction.