The College of Letters & Science and the Institute for Research in the Humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are pleased to announce a day of NEH application-writing workshops on Thursday, February 20, 2020. These workshops, for applications for NEH fellowships and other funding, are free and open to faculty, students, and staff from UW-Madison and all other regional institutions of higher education, as well as cultural institutions (libraries, museums, etc.), public humanities groups, and independent scholars.
In the morning, the first workshop session provides an overview of NEH programs and grant opportunities. The second session focuses on writing a competitive application for peer review. In the afternoon, Mary Macklem, Senior Program Officer from the NEH, will be available to meet with applicants in brief (15-20 minute) one-on-one meetings.*
These events are free, but registration was required. This form was live for RSVPs until Friday, February 14, 2020. REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED.
Morning Sessions (Room 313, Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706)
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.: Registration, informal meet-and-greet
9:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.: Welcome, introductions
9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.: Session 1: Overview of NEH programs and special initiatives
10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Questions, comment period
10:30 a.m. – 10:45 p.m.: Break
10:45 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Session 2: Strategies for writing competitive applications
12:00 p.m. – 12:15 p.m.: Questions, comment period
Afternoon Sessions* (Room 215, Institute for Research in the Humanities, University Club Building, 432 East Campus Mall, Madison, WI 53706)
[*ONE-ON-ONE WORKSHOPS FULL AS OF 01/17/20. All 15-minute spots have been assigned. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to the cancellation waitlist.]