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Meeting of National Council on the Humanities

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AGENCY:

National Endowment for the Humanities.

ACTION:

Notice of Meeting.

SUMMARY:

Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given that the National Council on the Humanities will meet to advise the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) with respect to policies, programs and procedures for carrying out his functions; to review applications for financial assistance under the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965 and make recommendations thereon to the Chairman; and to consider gifts offered to NEH and make recommendations thereon to the Chairman.

DATES:

The meeting will be held on Thursday and Friday, July 10-11, 2014, each day from 9:00 a.m. until adjourned.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held at Constitution Center, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20506. See Supplementary Information section for room numbers.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Lisette Voyatzis, Committee Management Officer, 400 7th Street SW., 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20506, or call (202) 606-8322. Hearing-impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter may be obtained by contacting the National Endowment for the Humanities' TDD terminal at (202) 606-8282. Please provide advance notice of any special needs or accommodations, including for a sign language interpreter.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The National Council on the Humanities is meeting pursuant to the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 951-960, as amended). The Committee meetings of the National Council on the Humanities will be held on July 10, 2014, as follows: the policy discussion session (open to the public) will convene at 9:00 a.m. until approximately 10:30 a.m., followed by the discussion of specific grant applications and programs before the Council (closed to the public) from 10:30 a.m. until adjourned.

Digital Humanities: Room 4089.

Education Programs: Conference Room C.

Federal/State Partnership: Room P002.

Preservation and Access: Room 2002.Start Printed Page 35801

Public Programs: Room P003.

Research Programs: Room 4002.

In addition, the National Humanities Medals Committee (closed to the public) will meet from 2:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. in Room 4002.

The plenary session of the National Council on the Humanities will convene on July 11, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. in the Conference Center at Constitution Center. The agenda for the morning session (open to the public) will be as follows:

A. Minutes of the Previous Meeting

B. Reports

1. Introductory Remarks

2. Presentation

3. Staff Report

4. Chief of Staff/White House and Congressional Affairs Report

5. Reports on Policy and General Matters

a. Digital Humanities

b. Education Programs

c. Federal/State Partnership

d. Preservation and Access

e. Public Programs

f. Research Programs

g. National Humanities Medals

The remainder of the plenary session will be for consideration of specific applications and therefore will be closed to the public.

As identified above, portions of the meeting of the National Council on the Humanities will be closed to the public pursuant to sections 552b(c)(4), 552b(c)(6) and 552b(c)(9)(b) of Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The closed sessions will include review of personal and/or proprietary financial and commercial information given in confidence to the agency by grant applicants, and discussion of certain information, the premature disclosure of which could significantly frustrate implementation of proposed agency action. I have made this determination pursuant to the authority granted me by the Chairman's Delegation of Authority to Close Advisory Committee Meetings dated July 19, 1993.

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Dated: June 18, 2014.

Lisette Voyatzis,

Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2014-14641 Filed 6-23-14; 8:45 am]

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