June 16, 2010 - The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) currently seeks nominations for a distinguished scholar to deliver the 2011 Jefferson Lecture in the Humanities. NEH’s annual Jefferson Lecture award recognizes an outstanding scholar who has made significant contributions to the humanities and who has the ability to communicate the knowledge and wisdom of the humanities in a broadly appealing way. The lecturer is expected to present an original and substantive address that is of interest to both scholars and the public.
More information about the lectureship, including a list of previous lecturers and instructions for submitting your nomination, is available on the NEH website. The deadline for receipt of nominations is Wednesday, June 30, 2010.