OH Blog and News

Open Position: Executive Director New Hampshire Humanities

Published: December 15, 2017

New Hampshire Humanities is seeking applicants for their Executive Director position. Position details and application can be found here. Read More

Scam Impersonates NEH

Published: December 15, 2017

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), a federal grantmaking agency, is committed to suppressing an ongoing scam being perpetrated through Facebook, texting, and other mediums. This scam involves someone claiming to be an NEH employee contacting you through Facebook Messenger or text telling you that you are “on a… Read More

Apply to NEH 2018 Summer Institute: Common Ground

Published: December 15, 2017

Common Ground is a two-week NEH Summer Institute for twenty-five K-12 teachers focused on the Gilded Age and Progressive Era (GAPE), from roughly the end of the Civil War to World War I. Led by State University of New York (SUNY-Cortland) historians Kevin Sheets and Randi Storch, Common Ground offers a comparative residential experience where… Read More

Open Position: Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Dean and Chair for Humanities

Published: December 12, 2017

Reporting to the campus president, the Dean and Chair for the Humanities’ primary responsibility is to design, manage, implement, supervise and evaluate all components of the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Humanities Center. Apply here. Read More

“On a Burning Deck” Uses Oral History for a Compelling Narrative

Published: November 13, 2017

In March 1917, Haskell Jones was nineteen years old when he stepped off a train in Akron. He had traveled from Mayfield, Kentucky, traveling north on the news that a good-paying job would be waiting for him when he arrived. After paying $16 for the train ticket, he had six… Read More

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