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
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
Presentation of Humanities Projects
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
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.