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NEH Grant Writing Best Practices

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michele Stephenson Oct 20, 2010. 7 Replies

As I am working a NEH grant proposal, it occurred to me that maybe there are some best practices or approaches that others may have used to help along with this process.  Would anyone be willing to…Continue

 

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Student Film in Local Film Showcase

Hey everyone. Thanks to Judith, my documentary students produced a response film to Birth of a Nation.  It will be exhibited as part of a student film showcase for Friday, Sept. 18. Judith spoke to my class in the spring semester and they loved her stories and comments about their personal projects.  As a culminating group project, the students produced a composite of video letters addressing the themes presented in the film.   They wanted the millennial perspective to be part of the…See More
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Michele Stephenson replied to Van Dora Williams's discussion NEH Grant Writing Best Practices
"this is all hugely helpful. Thank you for the question and for such detailed feedback!"
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Cristina Ibarra replied to Van Dora Williams's discussion NEH Grant Writing Best Practices
"Thanks for posting this question. I am considering applying. I realize that I may be far behind already and need to start contacting my program officer immediately. It's educational to hear about the experience of a juror. These are great…"
Oct 16, 2010
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"Thank you Tracy for sharing your great insight into this process. The advice about the advisers was something I was not aware of. This information will greatly help as I prepare to submit another proposal for consideration in February. I will keep…"
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Workshop Year
2001
Education
BA - Hunter College, CUNY
MA - Regent University
PhD Candidate - Regent University
Company or station:
Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications, Hampton University
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www.vandorawilliams.com
http://shsjc.hamptonu.edu/
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producer, director, writer, editor, camera, sound, researcher, independent media maker, interactive media maker
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E-mail: vandora.williams@hamptonu.edu

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I was promoted to Associate Professor of Journalism and Communications at Hampton University in May 2015.

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Student Film in Local Film Showcase

Posted on September 14, 2015 at 1:18pm 0 Comments

Hey everyone. 

Thanks to Judith, my documentary students produced a response film to Birth of a Nation.  It will be exhibited as part of a student film showcase for Friday, Sept. 18. 

Judith spoke to my class in the spring semester and they loved her stories and comments about their personal projects.  As a culminating group project, the students produced a composite of video letters addressing the themes presented in the film.   They wanted the millennial perspective to be…

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At 11:28am on September 21, 2010, Judith Vecchione said…
Just wanted to be sure you saw that I really did pursue your excellent suggestion of getting the order of posts reversed in the Forums. As I posted under "Possible jobs!" Ning doesn't let you do this, yet. Very annoying, but we're kind of stuck with what functionalities they allow. Just be sure you get the alerts, I guess.

Good luck on NEH, those applications are a bear, Judith
 
 
 

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