Save the date for the celebration of the 10-year anniversary of the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere.
Founded in 2005 and launched in 2009, CHPS begins its year-long anniversary celebration with a visit by Jon Parrish Peede, Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
February 1, 2019 – 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Celebration event with keynote by Jon Parrish Peede (Chairman, NEH), followed by showcase of humanities projects
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.