The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced today that Patricia Limerick, a long-standing member and past vice president of the Teaching Division of the American Historical Association, will be joining its advisory board, the National Council on the Humanities.
I am grateful for and humbled by my appointment to the National Council on the Humanities, as I was by my nomination and election as vice president for the Teaching Division of the American Historical Association.
Each year the President of the United States celebrates the work of our nation’s humanists at a White House ceremony, awarding a handful of National Humanities Medals.
On July 28, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced 212 humanities projects that will receive a total of $36.6 million in grants.
The American Council of Learned Societies recently announced its 2015 Public Fellows, a program that places recent humanities doctorates in two-year, paid appointments at government agencies and non-profit organizations.
Carnegie Corporation of New York has announced the inaugural class of its new major annual fellowship program.
On April 22, seven historians were elected into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the most prestigious American honorary societies. These historians are among a total of 197 new members that include many of the world’s renowned artists, scientists, and scholars.
Elizabeth A. Fenn, associate professor of history at the University of Colorado Boulder, has received the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for History for her book Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People.