Government Grants Within The United States Humanities Sector

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The humanities are defined as academic disciplines that primarily study the human condition. It includes the study of Archaeology, Comparative Religion, Ethics, History, Languages & Linguistics, Literature, Jurisprudence, Philosophy, History, Theory, and Criticism of the Arts, and finally Aspects of the Social Sciences Which Use Historical or Philosophical Approach.

The field of humanities employs methods that are primarily analytical, critical, or speculative, as differentiated from the mainly empirical approaches of the natural sciences.

In essence, the humanities is basically a way of interconnecting people, building linkages from generations and generations of people and cultures who have existed with and before each other.

It allows the people of the present to describe and understand how their ancestors lived. It enables them to distinguish what is essential in their current lives and what they can do to make things better.

In this regard, the field of humanities connects tribes, communities, and countries. And as a result, it helps us address the challenges that we face as individuals, as families, as communities, and as citizens of the United States of America.

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Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Program
The National Endowment for the Humanities has recently constituted the Institutes for Advanced Topics in the Digital Humanities Program wherein they aim to support regional and national training programs intended for scholars and advanced graduate students in an effort to widen and strengthen their abilities and understanding of digital humanities.


Connecting to Collections Statewide Implementation Grants
The Institute of Museum and Library Services has recently established the Connecting to Collections Statewide Implementation Grants Program.


Museum Grants for African American History and Culture Program
The Institute of Museum and Library Services has established a funding opportunity to support the Museum Grants for African American History and Culture Program wherein they intend to provide the African American museum staff with added knowledge and ability in all the areas of management, operations, programming, collections care, and other museum skills.


National Endowment for the Arts: Literature Translation Fellowship 2012
The National Endowment for the Arts has constituted the Literature Fellowship for Translation Projects grant. The grant provides fellowships for published translators as they translate specific works of prose, poetry or drama.






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