National Endowment for the Humanities Proposal Writing Workshop

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 / 12-1:30pm / Zoom

Dr. Victoria Sams, NEH Division of Education Programs, and Dr. Geoff Burrows, NEH Division of Research Programs, will lead this virtual workshop on writing proposals to the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).  As a follow-up to NDSU’s February 2022 session on funding opportunities in NEH/NEA, this event will provide more in-depth information on what makes for a competitive NEH proposal.  Examples of funded programs will be provided as well as tips for success with NEH funding.

Victoria Sams, PhD

Senior Program Officer, Division of Education Programs

Victoria Sams is a Program Officer in the Division of Education. She earned her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from University of California, Los Angeles, in 2001. Her early research was in Caribbean and Latin American literatures with a concentration on modern comparative drama and poetry. Later her focus shifted to migration and postwar British and Irish drama. She taught at UCLA and Dickinson College for many years. Her book, Immigration and Contemporary British Theatre: Finding a Home on the Stage, was published in April 2014 by Peter Lang. She also edited a poetry anthology, The Random House Treasury of Favorite Poems About Cities Around the World, in 2004.

Geoff Burrows, PhD

Senior Program Officer, Division of Research Programs

Geoff Burrows is a Senior Program Officer in the Division of Research, where he works with Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions. He is a historian of Latin America and the Caribbean whose research has focused on Puerto Rico, the New Deal, and U.S. relations with Latin America. His work has been published in Agricultural HistoryWorld War II and the Caribbean (University of the West Indies Press, 2017), and Imperialism and Expansionism in American History (ABC-CLIO, 2015). Prior to coming to NEH, he taught at Seton Hall University, Queens College, CUNY, and Hunter College, CUNY.  

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