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Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere 10-Year Anniversary Event

April 5, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free

The University of Florida’s

Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere

(founded in 2005 and launched in 2009)

invites you to the

Celebration of its Ten-Year Anniversary

April 5, 2019


2:00pm

Welcome, Kent Fuchs, President, University of Florida

Introduction, Steve Seibert, Executive Director, Florida Humanities Council

Keynote, Jon Parrish Peede, Chairman, National Endowment for the Humanities

3:00pm 

Presentation of Humanities Projects

4:00pm 

Reception


NEH Chairman Jon Parrish Peede’s previous positions include publisher of the Virginia Quarterly Review (VQR) at the University of Virginia, literature grants director at the National Endowment for the Arts, counselor to NEA Chairman Dana Gioia, director of the NEA Operation Homecoming: Writing the Wartime Experience program, director of the NEA Big Read program, director of communications at Millsaps College, and editor at Mercer University Press with a focus on the humanities.


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National Endowment for the Humanities Grant Workshop and Office Hours

with Jeff Hardwick
Deputy Director of the Division of Public Programs at the National Endowment for the Humanities

Join the UF Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere, UF Office of Research, and National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for a grant workshop from 11am-12pm, with additional office hours from 9:30-10:30 and 12:30-1:30 for individuals interested in discussing specific funding programs. This workshop will provide guidance on current funding opportunities in the humanities offered by NEH, including faculty research and writing fellowships, digital humanities, collaborative research grants, summer seminars and institutes, and library and preservation programs.

**Click here for more information and to RSVP for the workshop and sign-up for the office hours.**

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Date:
April 5, 2019
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere