National Endowment for the Humanities 2013 Summer Seminars and Institutes for School Teachers

National Endowment for the Humanities 2013 Summer Seminars and Institutes for School TeachersEligibility: Full-time teachers in public, charter, independent, and religiously afiliated schools, as well as home-schooling educators are eligible to apply. Americans teaching abroad are also eligible if a majority of the students they teach are American citizens. Librarians and school administrators may also be eligible.

Up to two seminar spaces and three institute spaces are available for current Graduate Students who intend to pursue careers in K-12 teaching.

You may request information about as many projects as you like, but you may apply to no more than two NEH Summer Programs (Summer Seminars, Summer Institutes, or Landmarks Workshops) and you may attend only one. Please note that eligibility criteria differ between NEH Summer Seminars and Institutes and NEH Landmarks Workshops.

For more information on eligibility and speciic projects see:

Purpose: Each Year NEH’s Division Of Education Programs Offers Teachers Opportunities To Study A Variety Of Humanities Topics In NEH Summer Seminars And Institutes. Please Contact The Specific Projects Listed
For More Information About The Programs And The Application Process.

(Note From Joe: My Wife Participated In One Of These And She Loved It. It Was At Notre Dame, And The Great Thing Is I Got To Tag Along)

Type: Foundations

Source: National Endowment For The Humanities

Program: National Endowment for the Humanities 2013 Summer Seminars and Institutes for School Teachers

Deadline: 03-04-2013

Award Min: $1,200.00

Award Max: $3,900.00

Quantity: Unknown

Period: Summer 2013

Additional Information: NEH Summer Seminars An NEH Summer Seminar for school teachers enables sixteen NEH Summer Scholars to explore topics and readings with a leading scholar. The core material of the project need not relate directly to the school curriculum; the principal goal is to engage teachers in the scholarly enterprise and to expand and deepen their understanding of the humanities through reading, discussion, writing, and reflection.

Abolitionism and the Underground Railroad
Hamilton, NY: July 8–19 (2 weeks)
Graham Russell Hodges, Colgate University
Information: Graham Russell Hodges

The Abolitionist Movement: Fighting Slavery from the American Revolution to the Civil War Philadelphia,
PA: June 30–July 26 (4 weeks) Richard Newman, Rochester Institute of Technology
Information: Richard Newman
215/546-3181 or 585/475-2438,

Dante’s Divine Comedy
Siena, Italy: June 28–August 2 (5 weeks)
William A. Stephany, University of Vermont, and
Ronald Herzman, SUNY Geneseo
Information: Ronald Herzman

The Dutch Republic and Britain: The Making of Modern Society and a European World Economy London, UK, and Leiden, The Netherlands:
June 30–August 2 (5 weeks)
Gerard M. Koot, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
Information: Gerard M. Koot
508/994-3145 or 508/999-8301

East-Central Europe, 1989: The History and Philosophy
of the Peaceful Revolutions
Berlin, Germany, and Prague, Czech Republic:
June 23–July 20 (4 weeks)
Christiane Olivo, University of Northern Colorado
Information: Renee Dent

Eastern Europe in Modern European History
New York, NY: June 30–July 18 (3 weeks)
Larry Wolff, New York University
Information: Larry Wolff

The Irish Sea Cultural Province: Crossroads of Medieval
Literature and Languages
Douglas, Isle of Man, and Glasgow, Scotland:
June 30–July 28 (4 weeks)
Charles MacQuarrie, California State University,
Information: Charles MacQuarrie

Voices from the Misty Mountains: Appalachian Writers
and Mountain Culture
Shepherdstown, WV: July 7–27 (3 weeks)
Sylvia Shurbutt, Shepherd University
Information: Sylvia Shurbutt