ICYMI & NEH in the News (March 10th- through 14th)

In Case You Missed It

May and June grant deadlines are quickly approaching. For more information, check out our blog post highlighting key dates for different programs.

Interested in learning more about NEH’s Chronicling America prize worth $1,000 for National History Day students? Take a peek at this recent NHD guest post.

NEH cohosted an event highlighting the film Freedom Riders. Check out video from the event here.

NEH In the News

Two-time NEH fellowship award recipient, Thomas A. Bogar offers a new view on the death of former President Abraham Lincoln titled, “Backstage at the Lincoln Assassination.”

NEH affiliate, Humanities Texas, launched the “Camino al Norte: The Journey of Don Juan de Onate,” the story of a great pioneer of the American Southwest around 1600.

In the coming weeks, NEH’s Created Equal series will arrive in the Quad Cities at the Moline Public Library.

“The Visual Blues” exhibit explores the relationship between the artists of the Harlem Renaissance and the jazz and blues musicians of the Deep South arrived at the LSU Museum of Art and will be showcased there until July 13th, 2014.

Middlesex Community College, with help from Connecticut Humanities, will celebrate Women’s History month by bringing a series of events to campus.

“The Freedom Riders” and “The Abolitionists” will be screened this Saturday at the Morris Museum in New Jersey as a part of the “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle,” an NEH initiative.