NHC Education Programs build bridges between the academic world and the working classroom, addressing both classic and contemporary aspects of the humanities.
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Live, interactive webinars connect educators with scholars and experts in humanities fields to discuss compelling topics. Webinars are free of charge but require registration.
The National Humanities Center collaborates with partners, scholars, and subject matter experts to provide virtual courses that allow educators to explore a relevant topic in a collegial, self-paced environment. Participants actively engage with course materials and colleagues, expand their own knowledge, skills, and dispositions, and develop customized educational resources.
February 6–10, 2023
This week-long institute will explore the concept of Black Lives Matter in the context of the struggle for racial equality by examining key episodes and moments in US history. With a focus on interdisciplinary connections, we will let voices speak through literature and fiction, across geographic boundaries, and through primary sources of the past—and not-so-distant past.
January 9–13, 2023
This five-day virtual institute will provide hands-on training for PhD students in the humanities to translate research, commentary, and community-sourced narratives into podcast episodes. Working in cross-disciplinary and intra-university teams, participants will learn how to storyboard an idea, to create and collect audio content, and to edit their narrative into an entertaining, powerful podcast.
The Teacher Advisory Council supports NHC Education Programs for a one-year term of service. Chosen to represent multiple disciplines in the humanities, these teacher leaders play an active role in the development, evaluation, and promotion of NHC educational materials and projects.