Regional Study and the Liberal Arts - Appalachia Up-Close

Institute Overview

Director and Core Faculty

Accommodations and Travel

Tentative Schedule

Application Material

National Endowment
for the Humanities

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A National Endowment for the Humanities
Summer Institute for College and University Teachers
June 8 - July 4, 2008

From a range of disciplines and at both campus and community locations, the Institute will examine Appalachian issues that link regional study to the liberal arts. Leaders expect to choose participants from many regions of the country, not just Appalachia. The twenty-five teachers selected for the NEH Summer Institute, "Regional Study and the Liberal Arts: Appalachia Up-Close," will receive stipends of $3,000 each. Principal institute faculty are Mary Anglin, Rebecca Bailey, Todd Fredericksen, Tina Hanlon, George Loveland, Gordon McKinney, Susan Mead, Phillip Obermiller, Adriana Trigiani, Frank X. Walker, Vaughan Webb, Lana Whited, and Daniel Woods. The director is Peter Crow. Inquiries to Sandy Doss: (540) 365-4321.

Institute Overview,  Director and Core Faculty, Accommodations and Travel, and Tentative Schedule contain details about the Institute (and equate to
the "Dear Colleague" letter mentioned in Application Material). All Application Material should be postmarked and mailed by March 3, 2008 to:

Normal Mail, US Postal:
NEH Summer Institute
Ferrum College
P.O. Box 1000
Ferrum, VA 24088
Express mail, FedEx, UPS, etc.:
NEH Summer Institute
Ferrum College
205 Ferrum Mountain Road
Ferrum, VA 24088


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