The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced last week $18.2 million in grants for 208 humanities projects. These projects range in size and focus, including digitization, film production, traveling exhibitions, and preservation and access to historic collections.
Presented by the New-York Historical Society, the Institute for Constitutional History, New York University, and the American Historical Association.
H.R. 4186, also known as the FIRST Act of 2014, is currently working its way through House committees. This act, which authorizes legislation for National Science Foundation (NSF) appropriations, has a number of provisions that should concern historians.
The American Historical Association has received a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to continue, expand, and enhance its “Career Diversity and the History PhD” initiative.
The AHA’s online Directory of History Dissertations has been expanded to include over 49,000 doctorates awarded by history departments in the United States and Canada.