Meeting of National Council on the Humanities, 49857-49858 [2017-23416]

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[FR Doc. 2017–23446 Filed 10–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7515–01–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Meeting of National Council on the Humanities National Endowment for the Humanities. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: 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. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017, from 10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., and Friday, November 17, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. until adjourned. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Constitution Center, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20506. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Voyatzis, Committee Management Officer, 400 7th Street SW., 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20506; (202) 606–8322; evoyatzis@neh.gov. 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 November 16, 2017, as follows: The policy discussion session (open to the public) will convene at 10:30 a.m. until approximately 11:00 a.m., followed by the discussion of specific grant applications and programs before the Council (closed to the public) from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The following Committees will meet in the NEH offices: Digital Humanities. Education Programs. Federal/State Partnership. DATES: E:\FR\FM\27OCN1.SGM 27OCN1 asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES 49858 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 207 / Friday, October 27, 2017 / Notices Preservation and Access/Challenge Grants. Public Programs. Research Programs. The plenary session of the National Council on the Humanities will convene on November 17, 2017, 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. Acting Chairman’s Remarks 2. Assistant Chairman for Programs’ Remarks 3. Presentation 4. 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. Challenge Grants f. Public Programs g. Research Programs 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 April 15, 2016. Please note that individuals planning to attend the public sessions of the meeting are subject to security screening procedures. If you wish to attend any of the public sessions, please inform NEH as soon as possible by contacting Ms. Katherine Griffin at (202) 606–8322 or kgriffin@neh.gov. Please also provide advance notice of any special needs or accommodations, including for a sign language interpreter. Dated: October 24, 2017. Elizabeth Voyatzis, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–23416 Filed 10–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7536–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Oct 26, 2017 Jkt 244001 NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Notice of Permit Applications Received Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978 National Science Foundation. Notice of permit applications received. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish a notice of permit applications received to conduct activities regulated under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978. NSF has published regulations under the Antarctic Conservation Act in the Code of Federal Regulations. This is the required notice of permit applications received. SUMMARY: Interested parties are invited to submit written data, comments, or views with respect to this permit application by November 27, 2017. This application may be inspected by interested parties at the Permit Office, address below. ADDRESSES: Comments should be addressed to Permit Office, Office of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nature McGinn, ACA Permit Officer, at the above address, 703–292–8030, or ACApermits@nsf.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Science Foundation, as directed by the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978 (Pub. L. 95–541, 45 CFR 670), as amended by the Antarctic Science, Tourism and Conservation Act of 1996, has developed regulations for the establishment of a permit system for various activities in Antarctica and designation of certain animals and certain geographic areas a requiring special protection. The regulations establish such a permit system to designate Antarctic Specially Protected Areas. DATES: Application Details Permit Application: 2018–024 1. Applicant: Joseph A. Covi, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Department of Biology and Marine Biology, Wilmington, NC 28403. Activity for Which Permit Is Requested Enter Antarctic Specially Protected Areas. The application proposes to enter four Antarctic Specially Protected Areas (ASPAs) on King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica for the purposes of collecting small sediment samples from freshwater lakes and ephemeral ponds. The applicant would PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 enter ASPA 125, Fildes Peninsula; ASPA 132, Potter Peninsula; ASPA 150, Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay; and ASPA 171 Narebski Point, Barton Peninsula. The applicant plans to access the ASPAs by boat and on foot. Up to six sediment samples will be collected near the shoreline or from an inflatable boat from each of up to eight lakes and eight ephemeral ponds in total. Sediment core samples may be taken through holes drilled in the ice cover, as applicable. The applicant and agents will adhere to the management plans for each of the ASPAs that they propose to enter. Location King George Island, South Shetland Islands, Antarctica; ASPA 125, Fildes Peninsula; ASPA 132, Potter Peninsula; ASPA 150, Ardley Island, Maxwell Bay; and ASPA 171 Narebski Point, Barton Peninsula. Dates of Permitted Activities January 23, 2018–March 1, 2019. Nadene G. Kennedy, Polar Coordination Specialist, Office of Polar Programs. [FR Doc. 2017–23361 Filed 10–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7555–01–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Notice of Permit Applications Received Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978 National Science Foundation. Notice of permit applications received. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish a notice of permit applications received to conduct activities regulated under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978. NSF has published regulations under the Antarctic Conservation Act in the Code of Federal Regulations. This is the required notice of permit applications received. SUMMARY: Interested parties are invited to submit written data, comments, or views with respect to this permit application by November 27, 2017. This application may be inspected by interested parties at the Permit Office, address below. ADDRESSES: Comments should be addressed to Permit Office, Office of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nature McGinn, ACA Permit Officer, at DATES: E:\FR\FM\27OCN1.SGM 27OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 207 (Friday, October 27, 2017)]
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NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES


Meeting of National Council on the Humanities

AGENCY: National Endowment for the Humanities.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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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, November 16, 2017, from 
10:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., and Friday, November 17, 2017, from 9:00 
a.m. until adjourned.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Constitution Center, 400 7th 
Street SW., Washington, DC 20506.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Voyatzis, Committee 
Management Officer, 400 7th Street SW., 4th Floor, Washington, DC 
20506; (202) 606-8322; [email protected].

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 November 16, 
2017, as follows: The policy discussion session (open to the public) 
will convene at 10:30 a.m. until approximately 11:00 a.m., followed by 
the discussion of specific grant applications and programs before the 
Council (closed to the public) from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The 
following Committees will meet in the NEH offices:
    Digital Humanities.
    Education Programs.
    Federal/State Partnership.

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    Preservation and Access/Challenge Grants.
    Public Programs.
    Research Programs.
    The plenary session of the National Council on the Humanities will 
convene on November 17, 2017, 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. Acting Chairman's Remarks
    2. Assistant Chairman for Programs' Remarks
    3. Presentation
    4. 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. Challenge Grants
    f. Public Programs
    g. Research Programs

    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 
April 15, 2016.
    Please note that individuals planning to attend the public sessions 
of the meeting are subject to security screening procedures. If you 
wish to attend any of the public sessions, please inform NEH as soon as 
possible by contacting Ms. Katherine Griffin at (202) 606-8322 or 
[email protected]. Please also provide advance notice of any special 
needs or accommodations, including for a sign language interpreter.

    Dated: October 24, 2017.
Elizabeth Voyatzis,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-23416 Filed 10-26-17; 8:45 am]
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