» Maine Poetry Express
22/10/18 15:20 from Maine Humanities Council
The event will feature readings by: Wes McNair, Stuart Kestanbaum, Kimberly Cloutier-Green, Kathleen Ellis, Paul Corrigan as well as community readers from Augusta, Kittery, Lincoln, and Dover-Foxcroft. Doors and refreshments at 5:30pm, ...
» Pulitzer Prize winners to speak in Grove Hill, Thomasville, Talladega
20/10/18 19:40 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Pulitzer Prize winners John Archibald of al.com and Alabama Media Group and Harold Jackson, editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer, will be featured in What Comes To Light: Alabama Journalists And An Informed Citizenry, public forums to be ...
» New staff join AHF team
20/10/18 19:33 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Alabama Humanities Foundation welcomes four new members to its staff in Programs, Development and Grants. As AHF makes this important transition, Executive Director Armand DeKeyser noted that it has already been a smooth one. “We are for...
» One Book Author Patterson Touring S.D. in October
17/10/18 14:14 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
2018 One Book South Dakota author Thomas Patterson will return to South Dakota this month to discuss his book "Informing the News: The Need for Knowledge-Based Journalism."
» U.S. Poet Laureate: Poetry Leads to 'Profound Conversation'
15/10/18 14:21 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
According to legendary playwright/poet Oscar Wilde, memory is “the diary that we all carry about with us."
» Democracy and the Informed Citizen: Join our Efforts to Solidify the Media Presence in our State, Nation
11/10/18 15:03 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
It is hard to imagine losing the editorial checks and balances that protect our First Amendment rights, our freedom of information.
» Thousands Flock to S.D. Festival of Books in Brookings, Sioux Falls
03/10/18 16:01 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
More than 60 high-caliber authors presented at more than 100 sessions at the 2018 South Dakota Festival of Books Sept. 20-23.
» Podcast | Declan Kiely | The Carnivore’s Appetite
01/10/18 15:26 from Maine Humanities Council
Declan Kiely is the Director of Exhibitions at New York Public Library where he oversees exhibitions at the iconic Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. He was most recently the Robert H. Taylor Curator at the Morgan Library and Museum and Hea...
» World in Your Library: Journalism
01/10/18 12:28 from Maine Humanities Council
Bring a scholar of journalism to your library for a single-session presentation What do we need to know for a democracy to thrive? What role does journalism play in our lives? What are some challenges that social media platforms bring to...
» U.S. Poet Laureate Visiting Black Hills Oct. 5-6
29/09/18 19:20 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith will unveil a new anthology featuring the works of 50 living American poets during a visit to the Black Hills Oct. 5-6 that will be co-hosted by the Library of Congress and SDHC.
» Tracy K. Smith visits Maine
28/09/18 12:38 from Maine Humanities Council
U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith visits Maine on November 1, 2018, as part of her project “American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities.” Norway Memorial Library 1pm | Free tickets available at Norway Memor...
» Five Alabama teachers win Jenice Riley Memorial Scholarships
24/09/18 23:57 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
BIRMINGHAM – Alabama Humanities Foundation awarded Jenice Riley Memorial Scholarships to five teachers in Alabama to enhance studies at their schools. The 2018 winners of $1,000 scholarships are: Tammy Brown, a sixth-grade teacher at Cen...
» Pulitzer Prize winner to speak in Ft. Payne, Rainsville Wednesday
24/09/18 23:56 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Pulitzer Prize winner Joey Bunch will be featured in What Comes To Light: Alabama Journalists And An Informed Citizenry, a public forum to be held in Rainsville and Ft. Payne Sept. 26. The forums are slated for 9:30 a.m. at the He...
» Former State Bar executive earns Alabama Humanities service award
24/09/18 23:51 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Alabama Humanities Foundation will honor Reggie Hamner, former secretary and executive director of the Alabama State Bar Association, with the Wayne Greenhaw Service to the Humanities Award Oct. 1 at The Alabama Colloquium. The Colloquiu...
» Former Maine editor, 9/11 media consultant addresses fake news
24/09/18 13:43 from Maine Humanities Council
Originally published on September 20, 2018 on centralmaine.com By Meg Robbins, Staff Writer “Chet Lunner addressed an audience at the Winslow Public Library as part of a series sponsored by the Maine Humanities Council.” Full...
» 2018 Festival Author Timothy Egan Brings Award-winning Talents to S.D.
14/09/18 22:21 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Not many writers have written both Pulitzer Prize-winning journalism pieces and National Book Award-winning books. Timothy Egan has.
» Bangor: What’s Going On with the News?
14/09/18 15:08 from Maine Humanities Council
Join Maine journalists for a discussion on how news gets made in Maine. Erin Rhoda, Maine Focus editor Bangor Daily News Cliff Schechtman, Executive Editor Portland Press Herald, Maine Sunday Telegram Michael J. Socolow, Associate Profes...
» New Mini Grants | Summer 2018
13/09/18 18:34 from Maine Humanities Council
$867 for “Exploring the Complexities of Racism” – York Public Library, York $867 for “Intersections of History and Community” – Maine Jewish Film Festival, Portland $867 for “A Doll...
» Brenda Thomson Receives 2018 Women of Achievement Award
12/09/18 18:31 from AZ Humanities
Arizona Humanities Executive Director Brenda Thomson has received a 2018 Women of Achievement Awards presented by In Business Magazine. According to In Business Magazine, the 14 women honored “have proven their involvement in our ...
» Dr. James Blasingame and Vince Lujan Join the Board of Directors
07/09/18 18:36 from AZ Humanities
Welcome to Dr. James Blasingame and Vince Lujan! Dr. James Blasingame Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University Vince Lujan President and Chief Executive Officer, Salt River Devco ...
» Arizona Humanities Awards Over $71,000 in Project Grants
06/09/18 23:50 from AZ Humanities
Eleven organizations receive grants for humanities projects PHOENIX, AZ – Arizona Humanities is pleased to award $71,203.69 in Project Grants to 11 organizations. Brenda Thomson, Arizona Humanities Executive Director shared, “There are m...
» The sterling silver path to philanthropy
05/09/18 18:15 from Maine Humanities Council
Seventy is one of those “zero year” birthdays that sneaks up and surprises! Many find 70 a freeing age with more time to focus on cherished life goals such as family, friends, pursuing passions, and supporting causes that inspire us. Yet...
» 2018 Festival Author Patterson’s One Book SD Calls for Knowledge-Based Reporting
05/09/18 15:16 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
What can be done to once again place American journalism on solid ground? Thomas Patterson's "Informing the News" explores potential solutions.
» Internationally Famous Author Alice Sebold Brings Star Power to 2018 Festival of Books
01/09/18 17:59 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Alice Sebold has a powerful message to share with readers and fans of her book "The Lovely Bones" when she visits Brookings for the 2018 Festival.
» South Dakota Festival of Books 2018: What You Need to Know
24/08/18 16:55 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Planning your Festival visit? Find what you need to know about the 2018 event, including important dates and times.
» 2019 Arizona Humanities Awards Nominations Now Open!
22/08/18 17:45 from AZ Humanities
Every year Arizona Humanities honors and celebrates outstanding contributions to the humanities in our state. Since the inaugural awards in 1990, Arizona Humanities has recognized individuals who have advanced the humanities in Arizona t...
» 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.
» Who is we? 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...
» Journalism Grants
06/08/18 13:37 from Maine Humanities Council
We are offering special grants for organizations wanting to explore how we can stay informed and the role being informed has in creating a strong democracy. What do we need to know for a democracy to thrive? What role does the local pres...
» The Annual Report is Good News
01/08/18 23:59 from AZ Humanities
If you have a moment please take a look at our annual report from the past year. We are proud of the exciting programs and events we brought to Arizona, and grateful for the support of many friends and donors. Over 14,000 people attende...
» 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...
» 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...
» 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...
» 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...
» 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...
» 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...
» 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...
» 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...
» 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...