Humanities Moments

Browse Collections (18 total)

Graduate Student Residents 2021

Virgen del Carmen

Graduate Student Residents 2020

Magazine excerpt

Big Star Tribute

turntable and laptop

Graduate Student Summer Residents 2019

Symposium Ad

The National Humanities Center's graduate student summer residency program, “Objects and Places in an Inquiry-Based Classroom: Teaching, Learning, and…

National Humanities Center Summer Residents

sketchbook and pencil

Contested Territory: America’s Role in Southeast Asia, 1945–75

Dinh Q Le

Taking place from July 16-27, 2018, this National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute explored modern Vietnam in order to situate the…

Virginia Geographic Alliance West Indies Teacher Institute

Barbados signs

A week-long experiential professional development experience for teachers taking place during June 2018 in Barbados

Kluge Scholars


Humanities Moments contributions from scholars at the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress

National Humanities Center Board Members

William Jennings Bryan campaign poster, 1900

This collection includes contributions from the distinguished board of trustees of the National Humanities Center

Teacher Advisory Council

Beethoven's Music

This collection includes contributions from the National Humanities Center's Teacher Advisory Council. The council is a 14-member board that supports…

National Humanities Center Fellows

Fish on Marchmont St (photo by MS).jpg

This collection includes contributions from current or past fellows at the National Humanities Center


The Bosporus Strait

This collection includes contributions from members of the National Humanities Center's education project Humanities in Class. The project aims to…

Weaver Academy

Rosie the Riviter

This collection includes contributions from the students and staff of Weaver Academy for the Performing and Visual Arts, located in Greensboro, North…

California Humanities: “We Are the Humanities”

Three Blind Mice

To celebrate its 40th anniversary, California Humanities invited a group of 40 prominent Californians to share what the humanities meant to them,…


Tbilisi Architecture

This collection features contributions by teachers, education administrators and others involved in teaching at levels K-16.

Ken Burns

Ken Burns, documentary filmmaker

This collection includes contributions by the renown filmmaker Ken Burns.

Robert D. Newman

"When Breath Becomes Air," by Paul Kalanithi

This collections includes contributions by Robert D. Newman, president and director of the National Humanities Center

David Denby

“Night Hawks,” by Edward Hopper

This collection includes contributors by the author, journalist and film critic David Denby.