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The National Humanities Alliance is a coalition of organizations advocating for the humanities.
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This depiction of the death scene from Romeo and Juliet was too large to be included in the exhibit as there wasn’t a large enough wall space for it. However, it is one display in the Folger Library’s reading room.
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Acting Chairman Jon Parrish Peede this morning with Father of NEH-funded . The Hill Museum & Manuscript Library has been preserving and making accessible humanity’s handwritten heritage for more than 50 years.
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This painting, along with 62 others, was decommissioned and sold in the early 1960s when the collection grew to large for the building. Recently, this painting and another went on sale and the Folger was able to buy them back!
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This portrayal of the infant Shakespeare is the most expensive painting Mr. and Mrs. Folger purchased, at $51,075.94! Artist George Romney imagines Shakespeare born a genius, innately knowing the full range of human emotion.
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Originally thought to be a portrait of Shakespeare, once cleaned it was discovered the beard and mustache were added in the 18th Century and this is actually a portrait of an unknown man.
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Both of these paintings depict scenes from Macbeth and are considered great works of art from the 18th Century.
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Our Government Affairs Associate, Alyssa, jumped into a paining with Shakespeare!
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We’re learning about the Painting Shakespeare exhibit currently on display !
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We’re live tweeting this month’s Humanities Recess Event ! Follow along using
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ICYMI: House passed a tax bill yesterday that would significantly increase the tax liability of hundreds of thousands of graduate students. Focus is now on the Senate. Our take:
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HumanitiesAlliance Nov 16
House Republicans passed the bill that treats tuition waivers for grad students as taxable income. "It would make meeting living expenses nearly impossible, barring all but the wealthiest students from pursuing a Ph.D." Read more here:
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HumanitiesAlliance Nov 16
URGENT! The House is voting on the bill, which would treat tuition waivers for grad students as taxable income, today! There is still time to tell your Reps that you oppose this effort to raise the tax burden on grad students. Take action here:
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HumanitiesAlliance Nov 16
URGENT! The House is voting on the bill today! This bill would treat tuition waivers for graduate students as taxable income. Tell your Representative that you oppose this effort to to raise the tax burden on grad students. Take action here:
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HumanitiesAlliance Nov 15
Your advocacy is working! The Senate version of the tax bill allows the exemption for grad students’ waived tuition to continue. But, we still need you to tell your Reps you oppose the House effort to raise the tax burden on grad students:
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HumanitiesAlliance Nov 15
It's International Education Week! Celebrate with us by posting your own stories about how you encourage students, teachers, and colleagues to !
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HumanitiesAlliance Nov 15
The Senate's version of the tax bill allows the exemption for grad students’ waived tuition to continue. However, the House provision could still prevail. Read more, then take action to oppose the House effort to raise the tax burden on graduate students:
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OHA Nov 10
Stephen Kidd thanks everyone for advocating to Your messages and emails made ALL the difference! Thank you!
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HumanitiesAlliance Nov 14
Have you changed jobs or retired recently and noticed you are no longer receiving our emails? Get back on our email list by signing up on our Take Action page:
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HumanitiesAlliance Nov 13
With the help of an grant, is adding 26,000 square feet, nearly doubling in size! This expansion will allow the museum to display and curate a larger selection of local, regional and statewide exhibits:
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