National Endowment for the Humanities
Jan. 29, 2021—A series of trans-institutional courses designed through the Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities is using Vanderbilt’s campus as a living lab, giving students—future historians, architects, archaeologists, curators and engineers among them—unique hands-on experiences.
Apr. 28, 2020—Before the COVID-19 outbreak necessitated the move to online and alternative learning earlier this spring, undergraduate students Barton Christmas and Miranda Cross traveled to Washington, D.C., and with guidance from the Office of Federal Relations, advocated for robust federal support for the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Sep. 6, 2018—Jon Parrish Peede, BS’91, who was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in April as chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, has taken several paths in government service, all of them paved with words. “I discovered during my student days that what I loved were words on paper,” says Peede, whose career in Washington...
May. 11, 2018—Vanderbilt’s Slave Societies Digital Archive hosted scholars from around the world for its third Digital Humanities and the History of Slavery workshop at the Jean and Alexander Heard Library.
Mar. 15, 2018—President Donald Trump has nominated Jon Parrish Peede, BS’91, to serve as the 11th chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Mar. 13, 2018—Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities Executive Director Mona Frederick and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Federal Relations Christina West met with congressional delegates at the National Humanities Alliance’s recent annual meeting and advocacy day in Washington, D.C.
Oct. 26, 2015—Vanderbilt University participated in a reception and exhibition on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Jun. 2, 2014—Scholars from across the United States and abroad will be at Vanderbilt University June 9-20 to improve their skills in building projects in the digital humanities.
Jan. 31, 2012—Renowned experts on preservation of African and Afro-descended slave records will gather at Vanderbilt Feb. 2 - 4 to launch the university's new Ecclesiastical and Secular Sources for Slave Societies digital archive and website.