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.
The following action alert was issued by the National Humanities Alliance in support of funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
We know that the AHA and our counterparts in other disciplines might seem like the proverbial “boy who cried wolf” in our frequent pleas to stave off cuts to humanities funding.
For those who may have missed the 2012 National Medals of Arts and Humanities ceremony, the White House Blog has just posted video of the ceremony on their YouTube channel.
President Barack Obama, on behalf of the National Endowment for the Humanities, will present the 2012 National Humanities Medals to twelve Americans for their “outstanding achievements” in the humanities.