To mark the Sesquicentennial of the Emancipation Proclamation, NEH is hosting a series of events on Constitution Day, including an interactive discussion with leading emancipation historians and a nationwide contest for high school and college students over 18 years old. Read more »
Six Hispanic Literary Giants
National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 – October 15) is a perfect opportunity to introduce students to these towering "Sonnet Masters of the Spanish Golden Age"! Read more »
Esperanza Rising: Now in Spanish!
"Do not be afraid to start over" is the motto of Esperanza Renace. This coming-of-age story serves as a powerful model of how to confront life's harsher realities and inspires Spanish language and culture students to overcome all odds. Read more »
Best of the Web
VOCA, The University of Arizona Poetry Center’s Audio-Video Library
Looking for recordings of poets reading their work? Check out one of the nation’s earliest and longest-running poetry reading series. Read more »
Invitation to World Literature
A multimedia website introducing drama, epic poetry, and novels from many periods and cultures: Gilgamesh, Thousand and One Nights, Tale of Genji and the Popul Vuh, among others. Read more »
Death and Civil War on PBS, September 18
On the 150th anniversary of Antietam, the single bloodiest battle on American soil, this film examines how the unprecedented carnage changed American attitudes towards death. Read more »
Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World
Engage students this Hispanic Heritage Month in the art and culture of Mexico and Peru from the 15th to the 19th centuries. Read more »
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