The Power of Place: NEH 2013 Summer Institute

Power and Place: Land and Peoples in Appalachia

Power of Place: Land and Peoples in Appalachia

NEH Summer Institute for teachers in Asheville, North Carolina July 8-26, 2013

Sponsored by the James Agee Film Project and the University of North Carolina Asheville.

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This three week institute will look at the influence of land in shaping human culture and in turn, the role of culture in transforming the land, exploring the history of Appalachia as a case study.The Summer Institute for Teachers is provided by support from the National Endowment for the Humanities.

In the “Dear Colleague” letter and on this website, you will find information about the institute’s content and format. Also included is detailed information for completing the application.  Please note the deadline is March 4, 2013 and the application cover sheet must be completed online.


Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.