NEH Regional Application Workshop - ISU Office of the Vice President for Research

NEH Regional Application Workshop

Presented by Iowa State University,

the National Endowment for the Humanities,

and Humanities Iowa


Workshop Recordings

Welcome remarks and overview of NEH programs

Panel discussion


February 22-23, 2016

Iowa State University, the National Endowment for Humanities, and Humanities Iowa offered a workshop that gave potential NEH and Humanities Iowa applicants information about current NEH and Humanities Iowa initiatives and to provide strategies for improving applications.



Monday, Feb. 22
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Registration, meet-and-greet, Memorial Union Sun Room
9:00 - 9:15 a.m Welcome and introductions by:
  Iowa State President Steven Leath
  Iowa State Vice President for Research Sarah Nusser
  Iowa State Center for Excellence in the Arts and Humanities Director Chris Hopkins
9:15 - 10:15 a.m. Overview of NEH programs and special initiatives
10:15 - 10:30 a.m. Question and comment period
10:30 - 10:45 a.m. Overview of Humanities Iowa programs
10:45 - 11:00 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Mock Panel Session/strategies for application-writing
12:15 - 12:30 p.m. Questions and comment period
12:30 p.m.  Closing remarks
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Buffet-style lunch, Memorial Union South Ballroom
1:30 - 5:00 p.m. One-on-one sessions with NEH program officer Daniel Sack (preregistration required), Memorial Union 2210
Tuesday, Feb. 23
8:30 - noon One-on-one sessions with NEH program officer Daniel Sack (preregistration required), 2810 Beardshear Hall



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Program Presenters


Daniel Sack is a program officer in the Division of Research Programs at the National Endowment for the Humanities, where he works with applicants and evaluators for the NEH’s scholarly programs.

Heather Plucar is the Humanities Iowa Grants and Finance Director.



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