NEH @ Hampton U
Grant Writing Workshop & One-On-One Consultations

Limited Seating Available

Tuesday, February 26 (8:00am–6:30pm), and
Wednesday, February 27 (8:00am–3:00pm)

The National Endowment for the Humanities will offer Grant Writing Workshop and Consultations at Hampton University on Tuesday, February 26 & Wednesday, February 27, 2013. Hampton University will host Dr. Mark Silver of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). Dr. Silver will lead a workshop on NEH grant writing and will meet individually with humanities scholars to advise them on crafting and submitting their individual proposals.

Conducted by Dr. Mark Silver
Senior Program Officer
National Endowment for the Humanities

A limited number of 20-minute appointments are available on Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning. Registrants will be asked to email a one-page abstract of their proposals to by 5pm on Tuesday, February 19.

About Mark Silver

Mark Silver is the Asia specialist on the staff of NEH's Research Division. He works primarily in the Division's programs for individuals, including Fellowships, Summer Stipends, and Awards for Faculty (for which he is the team leader), but he also chairs review panels in the Collaborative Research and Scholarly Editions and Translations programs. Before joining the Endowment, he taught Japanese language and literature at Middlebury College, Connecticut College, and Colgate University. He has published reviews and peer-reviewed articles in the field of Japanese Studies, as well as a book titled Purloined Letters: Cultural Borrowing and Japanese Crime Literature, 1868-1937 (Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2008). He holds a Ph.D. in East Asian Languages and Literatures from Yale University.


Tuesday, February 26, 2013
8:00-8:30 Registration and Continental Breakfast Lobby
8:30-9:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks State-level Humanities Grants and Programs
9:00-10:45 "The National Endowment for the Humanities: Grant Programs & Application-Writing Tips" Dr. Mark Silver, Senior Program Officer, NEH Research Division
11:00-12:30 Mock Panel Review Session Presiding: Dr. Mark Silver, Senior Program Officer, NEH Research Division
Panelists: Hampton University faculty members (Please check back after February 1.)
12:30-1:30 Lunch and Informal Conversation
2:00-5:30 One on One Consultations Individual Consultations with Program Officer (Register, please note specific instructions)
5:30-6:30 Reception HU Museum
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
8:00-8:30 Continental Breakfast Lobby
9:30-12:00 Individual Consultations With Program Officer
12:00-1:00 Lunch
1:00-3:00 Individual Consultations With Program Officer, Continued


Hampton University Museum
100 East Queen Street
Hampton, VA 23668


Register Online

Pre-registration is required by February 19, 2013.


School of Liberal Arts
at Hampton University

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities

Office of the Provost
at Hampton University

Hampton University Museum