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BC-50206-04

Humanities Texas (Austin, TX 78701-1506)
Michael L. Gillette (Project Director: March 2004 to September 2008)
Institute on Congress and American History

A summer institute for teachers and publications on the US Congress and American history, a special grant opportunity for public programs, exhibits and speakers on American history and culture and a major public lecture.

Humanities Texas will respond to “We the People” by hosting a summer institute for teachers on Congress and American history; distributing educational resources that explore the nation’s history and offer new perspectives on democracy; requesting proposals for public programs which advance knowledge of our nation’s defining principles; creating online exhibits illuminating the history and values of the American people; expanding our speakers’ bureau to include scholars whose presentations relate to American identity; and offering a lecture modeled after the "Heroes of History" lecture.

Project fields:
Interdisciplinary Studies, General

Program:
Grants for State Humanities Councils

Division:
Federal/State Partnership

Totals (outright + match):
$157,640 (approved)
$157,640 (awarded)

Grant period:
7/1/2004 – 12/31/2006