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Meeting of National Council on the Humanities

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AGENCY:

National Endowment for the Humanities; National Foundation on the Arts and 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, July 9, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., and Friday, July 10, 2020, from 11:00 a.m. until adjourned.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held by videoconference originating at Constitution Center, 400 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20506.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Elizabeth Voyatzis, Committee Management Officer, 400 7th Street SW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20506; (202) 606-8322; evoyatzis@neh.gov.

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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). On July 9, 2020, the Council as a whole will meet by videoconference from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Then, from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., the following Committees will convene to discuss specific grant applications and programs before the Council:

Digital Humanities;

Education Programs;

Federal/State Partnership;

Preservation and Access;

Public Programs; and

Research Programs.

The plenary session of the National Council on the Humanities will convene by videoconference on July 10, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. After remarks from the Chairman, the Council will hear reports on and consider specific application for NEH funding.

This 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, because it 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 April 15, 2016.

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Dated: June 19, 2020.

Caitlin Cater,

Attorney-Advisor, National Endowment for the Humanities.

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[FR Doc. 2020-13655 Filed 6-24-20; 8:45 am]

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