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Thursday, September 29, 2016

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National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Nominations for 2017 Summer Stipends

Time: 12 pm to 1 pm

Contact: Heidi Davis · · (504) 865-3086

This program provides $6,000 to individuals pursuing advanced research of value to the humanities, general audiences, or both. Eligible projects usually result in articles, monographs, books, digital materials, digital publications, archaeological site reports, translations, editions, or other scholarly resources. Applicants must be nominated by their institution, and there is a strictly enforced limit of two nominations per institution. The success rate is 9%, but scholars whose projects are not funded are encouraged to reapply, as the reviewers change from year to year.

The NEH deadline for full proposals is September 29th. If you would like to be considered for nomination and receive specific information about internal deadlines, please consult your chair (if you are a member of the College of Arts and Sciences) or the grants office (; x3086). Anyone requesting a nomination should establish an individual account. Contact Jose Cabrera (; 3085) for technical assistance.

WAC Workshop: Using MLA Style

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: Mary Waguespack · · 504.865.2176

Location: Bobet 100 - Supplemental Learning Lab BO-100

Writing Across the Curriculum Workshop: MLA Style. Prof. Mary Waguespack will teach students how to use MLA style.