They've announced the 2018 (American) National Endowment for the Arts fellowships for creative writing (prose) (36 x US$25,000) and for literary translation (22 x $12,500/25,000). The list (warning ! dreaded pdf format !) of the creative...Show More Summary
Student and activist groups are calling on Michigan State University to stop investing $50 million of its endowment with right-wing billionaire Robert Mercer’s secretive hedge fund. The push for the university to divest began after ThinkProgress...Show More Summary
Organizations such as the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities and PBS have faced the chopping block in recent years when it comes to government funding. But the political landscape was a lot brighter five decades ago. In fact, the arts and humanities took...
A few months ago, President Trump floated the idea of getting rid of the National Endowment for the Arts and its companion, the National Endowment for the Humanities. Both belong on the chopping block, most centrally because the federal government has no constitutional authority to subsidize the arts, the humanities, and a host of other things. Show More Summary
Music professor Pamela Madsen has received $20,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts for her new multimedia oratorio, “There Will Come Soft Rains,” which combines music with images and sounds from the Mojave Desert. Madsen’s concert-length work will feature percussion, strings, orchestra, voices, video and electronics. Show More Summary
Organizations in FEMA-designated disaster zones will have until December 31 to apply for emergency grants of up to $30,000. The post National Endowment for the Humanities Pledges $1M for Cultural Institutions Hit by Hurricane Harvey appeared first on Hyperallergic.
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The possibly-Trump-endangered American National Endowment for the Humanities has announced its most recent batch of grants -- "$39.3 Million for 245 Humanities Projects Nationwide". Twenty-eight of the grants were in the 'Public Scholar...Show More Summary
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a $250,000 grant to the National Museum of American Jewish History in support of the forthcoming exhibition, Leonard Bernstein: The Power of Music. On view March 16 ? September 2,...Show More Summary
And he wants to gut the National Endowment for the Arts.
A $25 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. will elevate Indiana's position as one of the nation's top life science research hubs by funding an innovative recruitment strategy designed to attract top scientists to Indiana University School of Medicine and the state.
Broadway Journal reports that theater professionals are very concerned about the Trump administration’s no-doubt-idle threats to defund the National Endowment for the Arts: “It’s important money for us,” said Jeffory Lawson, the managing director of the Chelsea-based Atlantic Theater Co. Show More Summary
In 2003, the National Endowment for the Arts put out a genuinely surprising report: Audiences — those attending jazz, classical music, opera, dance and theater performances — were in serious decline as a percentage of the adult population of America. Yet worse, the data implied that all of the...
In January, the Trump administration announced plans to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts. Concern about the threat has been expressed ever since. Many organizations have struggled to create innovative funding strategies to remain viable in the future. Miami, as a hub of innovation in the arts, is particularly...
Arte Público Press receives a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, winners of the national Federal Library and Information Network awards, Publons launches Publons Academy, and more News in Brief from the June 1, 2017 issue of Library Journal.
The stories in the news come and go, but the wasteful federal spending that is bleeding us to death goes on and on and on: The National Endowment for the
(University of California - Riverside) Katayoon Dehesh, director of the Institute for Integrative Genome Biology and the Ernst and Helen Leibacher Endowed Chair in Botany and Plant Sciences at the University of California, Riverside, has been elected to the Leopoldina, the German National Academy of Sciences. Show More Summary
The National Endowment of the Arts is spending $20,000 for a musical entitled “WALLS!”. The musical is about an illegal... The post Feds Spend $20,000 on Musical About Illegal Immigrant Lesbian Who is in Love With an ICE Agent appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
The arts and humanities in New York state are in line to receive federal grants totaling over $16.5 million. The money from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) will … Click to Continue »
"Amid all the dumbed-down outrage, it’s good to be reminded that theater is still a dangerous art form. The reason Plato, the church fathers, generations of Lords Chamberlain and Jesse Helms and his National Endowment for the Arts-axing kind distrusted the stage had little to do with its use as a forum for intellectual debate. […]