» 2018 National Humanities Conference Now Open
16/08/18 19:22 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The Federation of State Humanities Councils and the National Humanities Alliance are pleased to announce that registration for the 2018 National Humanities Conference is now open. The post 2018 National Humanities Conference Now Open app...
» 2018 Festival Author Andy Boyle to Discuss Digital Storytelling
14/08/18 16:00 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Chicago author and viral blogger Andy Boyle will share his digital storytelling wisdom at the 2018 Festival of Books.
» S.D. Humanities Council Honors Four for Contributions to S.D.
08/08/18 17:33 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Three people and one organization were selected by the South Dakota Humanities Council for 2018 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities awards.
» Register for the Dorothy Schwartz Forum
06/08/18 14:40 from Maine Humanities Council
Each year the Dorothy Schwartz Forum brings people together with expert guides to grapple with a basic question. This year we’re asking … who is we? Think, talk, wonder, explore and share a meal with… Mindy Crandall, Assistant Pro...
» Democracy, Journalism, and the Informed Citizen
06/08/18 13:37 from Maine Humanities Council
Throughout 2018 and 2019, we’re inspiring public discussion throughout the state on journalism’s role in creating an informed citizenry and a vibrant democracy. We’re exploring how, why, and what journalists do to break...
» Pulitzer Winning Laura Ingalls Wilder Biographer Featured at 2018 Festival of Books
03/08/18 14:58 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The 2018 South Dakota Festival of Books will feature a 2018 Pulitzer Prize winner who chronicled the historical journey of a South Dakota icon.
» Register for Winter Weekend
01/08/18 13:28 from Maine Humanities Council
Join a community of avid readers and scholars for two days of discovery and discussion inspired by one of Joseph Conrad’s greatest works. Winter Weekend is an evening and a day of stimulating conversations around a book, building b...
» Notice of the 2018 Annual Business Meeting
01/08/18 13:24 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The 2018 Annual Business Meeting of the Federation House of Delegates will take place on Saturday, November 10, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm, at the New Orleans Marriott. The post Notice of the 2018 Annual Business Meeting appeared first on Fede...
» South Dakota Festival of Books Author, Sioux Falls Poet Inspired by Conservation
27/07/18 15:48 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
2018 South Dakota Festival of Books author Kevin Cole, a poet from Sioux Falls, is inspired by conservation.
» Thirty teachers tour Selma as part of a Civil Rights Summer Institute
26/07/18 19:54 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
By Will Whaley Email the author Published 10:30 pm Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Thirty school teachers from across the country traveled to Alabama this month to study the history and legacy of the civil rights movement in the state. On Monday,...
» Alabama 12-year-old’s lynching documentary acclaimed
26/07/18 19:51 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Lily Hoyle, 12, at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, before the screening of her documentary, “The Lynching That Brought Down the Klan in Alabama.” (Contributed by John Hoyle) By Shelly Haskins shas...
» NHC 2021 and 2022: Detroit and Los Angeles Win Bids to Host National Humanities Conference
26/07/18 18:21 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
Congratulations to the Michigan Humanities Council and California Humanities for their successful bids to host the 2021 and 2022 National Humanities Conferences! The 2021 conference will take place in Detroit, MI and the 2022 in Los Ange...
» Voices of Vail Documentary Film Premiere August 12
25/07/18 20:45 from AZ Humanities
Grantee Highlight: Vail Preservation Society’s Voices of Vail Documentary Film Premiere August 12 The story of America is written in its small towns. The Voices of Vaildocumentary follows Vail, Arizona, The Town Between the Tracks™...
» NHC 18: Call for “Moving the Needle” Working Group Participants
20/07/18 22:42 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
If you’re considering or have begun equity work that includes targeted hiring or a commitment to diverse board selections, community led collaborations or partnerships, and nontraditional grant guidelines or requirements, you are invited...
» Think & Drink “Get Out” Film Discussion
11/07/18 17:12 from Maine Humanities Council
Break out your thinking caps and join the Maine Humanities Council at SPACE on June 26 at 6:30 PM for this special Think & Drink discussion on the film Get Out. Aviva Briefel, professor of English and Cinema Studies at Bowdoin Colleg...
» READ ME special events
06/07/18 16:33 from Maine Humanities Council
In addition to the Read ME‘s culminating Maine Calling event on August 22, 2018, at Maine State Library, several of the this year’s participating libraries are hosting special events for their their patrons. Edythe Dye...
» Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson Featured in SDHC Program
05/07/18 15:10 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson was the guest speaker at a South Dakota Humanities Council program in Rapid City.
» NHC 18: Announcing the 2018 Capps Lecturer!
28/06/18 15:44 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The Federation of State Humanities Councils is pleased to announce that Jesmyn Ward, two-time National Book Award winner and author, will be the National Humanities Conference 2018 Capps Lecturer. The post NHC 18: Announcing the 2018 Cap...
» Book Your 2018-2019 AZ Speaks Programs!
27/06/18 21:33 from AZ Humanities
AZ Speaks is the longest-running and most popular program of Arizona Humanities. The program is a great way for non-profits, libraries, educational institutions, K-12 schools, governmental and tribal entities to enjoy interesting and eng...
» William Kent Krueger Loves Book Festivals
22/06/18 12:39 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
William Kent Krueger is a longtime favorite of South Dakota Festival of Books fans, who enjoy meeting the affable mystery author. The feeling is mutual.
» South Dakota Humanities Council Executive Director to Retire
15/06/18 15:06 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The Board of Directors of the South Dakota Humanities Council announced today that Executive Director Sherry DeBoer will retire in December 2018.
» SDHC Board Awards $40K in Statewide Grants
13/06/18 14:08 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Ten major grants were approved for funding during the South Dakota Humanities Council spring grant cycle.
» What are the Best Book Club Books?
06/06/18 20:38 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
A literary discussion is held at the 2014 South Dakota Festival of Books in Sioux Falls. The South Dakota Humanities Council offers a packaged reading program, "Book Club to Go," featuring numerous…
» Now Accepting Nominations for the 2018 Schwartz Prize!
06/06/18 13:31 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The Federation is now accepting nominations for the 36th Annual Helen and Martin Schwartz Prize for outstanding work in the public humanities. Deadline for nominations is Wednesday, August 29, 2018. The post Now Accepting Nominations for...
» How can we know?
05/06/18 18:05 from Maine Humanities Council
Each year, on the third Saturday of October, the Dorothy Schwartz Forum (link) brings people together with expert guides to grapple with a basic question so big it’s everyone’s. In 2017, we asked the question “How can we know?” Now, in 2...
» 2018 Letters About Literature awards
05/06/18 13:12 from Maine Humanities Council
2018 Awards Level 1 (grades 4-6) First Place: Jasmine Lockwood, SeDoMoCha Middle School, about Too Tought to Hurt Second Place: Aelia Russell, Center for Teaching and Learning, about Because of Mr. Terupt Semifinalists: Olivia Bean, Dani...
» Alabama Humanities awards $46,000 in state grants
04/06/18 20:52 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Alabama Humanities Foundation awarded more than $46,000 in major and mini-grants in its latest round of giving for humanities projects across the state. In the major grant category, winning projects, recipients, location of grantee and a...
» NHC18: Hotel Reservations Now Open
04/06/18 19:31 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
Book your stay for the 2018 National Humanities Conference at the New Orleans Marriott located in the French Quarter! Hotel reservations are now open. The post NHC18: Hotel Reservations Now Open appeared first on Federation of State Huma...
» Governor Doug Ducey issues Water/Ways Week Proclamation
01/06/18 18:09 from AZ Humanities
As part of the Smithsonian Water/Ways exhibit kickoff, Governor Doug Ducey has issued an official proclamation declaring June 2 – 8 as Water/Ways Week. June 2 marks the official opening of Water/Ways at the Bisbee Mining and Historical M...
» What Comes to Light discussion series slated for fall
31/05/18 21:08 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
A “Democracy and the Informed Citizen” discussion series is scheduled this fall in Rainsville/Ft. Payne, Thomasville and Talladega. WHAT COMES TO LIGHT: ALABAMA JOURNALISTS AND AN INFORMED CITIZENRY is a series of public forums devoted t...
» Pulitzer Prize winning author to discuss new documentary in Birmingham
31/05/18 20:59 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Douglas Blackmon, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Slavery By Another Name, will discuss his new documentary film, The Harvest, in Birmingham on Thursday, July 12, 6pm @ Ramsay High School in Birmingham. This event is free and open to th...
» Book Registry
30/05/18 17:33 from Maine Humanities Council
Each MHC Let’s Talk About It series needs book replacements—for damaged books or out-of-date books (or books that just don’t work with the series anymore). In fact, some of our series can’t be offered because the amount of damaged or out...
» 'The Lovely Bones' Author Appearing at 2018 Festival of Books
22/05/18 00:45 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
“The Lovely Bones” author Alice Sebold is coming to the South Dakota Festival of Books.
» Level 3 First Place: Sylvette Dupé-Vété-Congolo
18/05/18 18:35 from Maine Humanities Council
Entry from the 2018 Letters About Literature competition Dear Ms. Angie Thomas, I am a fourteen-year-old Maine ninth grader. Since elementary school, I have heard comments about who I am intrinsically: “Can I touch yo...
» Level 2 First Place: Olivia Martin
18/05/18 18:07 from Maine Humanities Council
Entry from the 2018 Letters About Literature competition Dear Shannon Hale, Reading the book Dangerous was like riding a roller coaster of emotions. One book allowed me to pursue dreams, survive danger, have hope, grieve lo...
» Smithsonian traveling exhibit to make a splash in Arizona
17/05/18 21:38 from AZ Humanities
Water/Ways exhibit will travel to 12 rural communities across Arizona From above, the Earth appears as a planet with more than 71 percent of its surface covered with the most vital resource for life…water. Water impacts climate, agricult...
» NHC18: Introducing the 2018 Conference
16/05/18 13:28 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
Join us in New Orleans for the 2018 National Humanities Conference held in conjunction with the city's tricentennial celebration! The conference features offsite sessions, lectures, and tours, along with an array of sessions from the mor...
» Workshop, institute planned for SUPER Teacher program
23/04/18 18:37 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
A one-day workshop and a multi-day institute partnering with the Florida Humanities Council are planned as part of AHF’s SUPER Teacher program. On May 10 at the University of Alabama, New Views on the Spanish Conquest of Alabama and the ...
» Alabama History Day winners going to national competition
23/04/18 18:18 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Winning middle and high school students in Alabama History Day from Mobile, Harvest, Madison, Huntsville and Montgomery are heading to national competition in June at the University of Maryland at College Park. They were part of the annu...
» Bicentennial Exhibit takes center stage across state
23/04/18 17:52 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
All these many months, years actually, Alabama Humanities Foundation had been building to this month when Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit actually hit the road en route to an 18-month tour of the state. Leading up to the...
» Exhibit to remain in Capitol through August
23/04/18 17:28 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
After making its long-awaited debut in Montgomery in March, officials at the capitol have decided to keep the exhibit on display through the summer. Thousands of people from around the world have already toured the exhibit in Montgomery....
» Alabama History Day 2018
10/04/18 20:25 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Friday, April 6, 2018, after a full morning of judging, winners of Alabama History Day were announced by T.C. McLemore, Programs Director at Alabama Humanities Foundation. AHF partnered with Auburn University in Montgomery to host the co...
» Apply for a Project Grant – Letter of Intent due May 1
02/04/18 20:46 from AZ Humanities
Next Project Grants Letter of Intent Due May 1 Do you have an idea for a humanities project in Arizona? Project Grants are competitive grants supporting public programming in the humanities. Organizations may request up to $10,000 to sup...
» Watch our new video
02/04/18 18:39 from AZ Humanities
Click here to watch on youtube. Thank you to all of the individuals and organizations who made this video possible. Special thanks to: TigerMountain Foundation and Darren Chapman, City of Surprise, White Tank Library, Tubac Presidio Stat...
» Arizona Humanities Awards Celebrates Humanities Stars
29/03/18 18:45 from AZ Humanities
On a beautiful spring evening over 200 people attended the Arizona Humanities Awards at Phoenix Theatre on March 25. Guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres, and lively jazz backdrop to silent auction bidding. We were pleased to honor Dagobe...
» 2018 Call for Nominations to Federation Board
23/03/18 19:33 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The Nominating Committee has released its 2018 Call for Nominations to the Federation board. This year three positions will need to be filled, including one public member. Deadline May 7, 2018. The post 2018 Call for Nominations to Feder...
» Announcing $58,800 in Project Grants
07/03/18 16:12 from AZ Humanities
Arizona Humanities awards $58,800 in Project Grants Ten organizations receive grants for humanities projects Arizona Humanities is pleased to award $58,800 in Project Grants to 10 organizations. Brenda Thomson, Arizona Humanities Executi...
» NEH Funding Update
01/03/18 16:11 from AZ Humanities
Last week the President announced the 2019 proposed budget, which unfortunately calls for elimination of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), and the Institute of Museum and Library ...
» Statement on President’s FY 2019 Budget Proposal
14/02/18 12:45 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The Federation urges Congress to continue its strong support of the NEH and the state humanities councils and reject the administration’s proposal. The post Statement on President’s FY 2019 Budget Proposal appeared first on Federat...
» Join the Arizona Humanities Board of Directors
05/02/18 16:28 from AZ Humanities
Do you want to enhance cultural life in Arizona? Are you interested in creating a just and civil society? Arizona Humanities is seeking candidates to serve on its Board of Directors The Board of Directors is made up of members who share ...