» World in Your Library: Apply Now
20/02/19 21:40 from Maine Humanities Council
View the World in Your Library speakers list and complete the application below. Read more The post World in Your Library: Apply Now appeared first on Maine Humanities Council .
» 2019 Advocacy Handbook Now Available
15/02/19 15:16 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The 2019 Advocacy Handbook for Humanities on the Hill, which takes place March 5-7, 2019, is now available. The post 2019 Advocacy Handbook Now Available appeared first on Federation of State Humanities Councils .
» SDHC Major Grant Deadline is Feb. 28
08/02/19 21:07 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The South Dakota Humanities Council’s major grant recipients represent a variety of entertaining, educational and inspirational humanities projects.
» Finding the Humanities in Everyday American Life
06/02/19 19:00 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
Public awareness resources, including eleven briefing documents and three animated videos are available for councils to customize, download, and use in any outreach efforts. These resources were developed as part of the Mellon-funded "Hu...
» New Books, New Readers Sites
06/02/19 16:51 from Maine Humanities Council
Ellsworth Adult Education- Shoes of Another February 27, March 27, April 24 at 9:30AM SAD 1 Adult Education, Presque Isle- What It Takes March 12, April 9, May 14 at 9AM RSU 19 Adult Education, Newport- Shoes of Another February 26, Mar...
» Exploring Humanities Disciplines with South Dakota Humanities Council
04/02/19 14:57 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
From literature and arts to philosophy and linguistics, humanities disciplines cover a variety of subject matter which is explored through South Dakota Humanities Council programming.
» New Alabama History Day Special Award
30/01/19 17:40 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Alabama Humanities Foundation is excited to announce a new special award for this year’s Alabama History Day competition! The Interstate Character Council Award is for AHD students who exhibit character or the development of charac...
» Maine 199: Bicentennial or Bust
28/01/19 14:44 from Maine Humanities Council
2020 marks the 200th anniversary of Maine’s statehood. This bicentennial moment provides a unique opportunity for communities all over the state to think about their history, how it has shaped the way we live here now, and how we might c...
» 2019 One Book South Dakota Arrives
18/01/19 21:39 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Ready to start your first book club discussion of the New Year with a novel you can talk about with everyone else in South Dakota?
» Updated Grant Application Forms
14/01/19 18:29 from Maine Humanities Council
To better serve applicants in 2019, we will be making ongoing changes to our grants page. While we will be accepting our older application forms, please continue to check back for the most up-to-date forms and resources. Thanks for your ...
» Explore Literary Landscapes on January 28
14/01/19 15:58 from AZ Humanities
Explore Literary Landscapes with Writers Keeonna Harris and Saretta Morgan on January 28 Literary Landscapes is a public reading and conversation with Keeonna Harris & Saretta Morgan. Join us for the evening as these writers share ne...
» Water/Ways Opens in Sierra Vista Saturday, January 12
09/01/19 15:50 from AZ Humanities
The City of Sierra Vista is nestled near the Huachuca Mountains in southeastern Arizona. It benefits from the mountain watershed, nearby natural springs, and the San Pedro River to the east, which all provide water to the community. The ...
» Authors, Stories & Pirates: Students Loved Attending the SD Festival of Books
08/01/19 17:33 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The students from St. Joseph’s Indian School who attended this year’s S.D. Festival of Books are all authors in the making.
» Riders on the Orphan Train Visits Globe, Camp Verde, Clifton, and Coolidge
08/01/19 15:54 from AZ Humanities
Grantee Highlight: Riders on the Orphan Train Arizona Tour Visits Globe, Camp Verde, Clifton, and Coolidge Do you know the story of the largest child migration in U.S. history? Between 1854 and 1929 over 250,000 orphans and unwanted chil...
» Highlighting a Successful 2018
04/01/19 17:36 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
In 2018, the South Dakota Humanities Council hosted distinguished humanities experts and helped South Dakotans discuss contemporary issues of vital importance to America’s democracy.
» Important AZ Speaks Updates for the New Year
04/01/19 15:56 from AZ Humanities
Host an AZ Speaks Program Start the New Year with AZ Speaks programs for your organization. Don’t delay in booking your Spring and Fall programs. Over 200 presentations have been booked so far, don’t miss out on this popular ...
» South Dakota Humanities Council Awards $34K in Grants
29/12/18 19:44 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The South Dakota Humanities Council Board of Directors has awarded more than $34,000 in major grant funding to organizations around the state.
» 2019 One Book SD, Young Readers One Book Announced
19/12/18 15:53 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The South Dakota Humanities Council has revealed its 2019 common read selections for adults and young readers throughout the state.
» NHC 19: Call for Session Proposals
13/12/18 16:42 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
Now accepting session proposals for the 2019 National Humanities Conference taking place in Honolulu, HI, November 7-10, 2019. Deadline to submit is Friday, February 22, 2019. The post NHC 19: Call for Session Proposals appeared first on...
» New Director Hired for South Dakota Humanities Council
12/12/18 14:17 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The South Dakota Humanities Council has hired a new executive director.
» Deadline Approaching for 2019 SDHC Scholar Applications
07/12/18 22:05 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The 2019 South Dakota Humanities scholar application deadline is approaching.
» Dozen Alabama organizations earn major humanities grants
07/12/18 14:54 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Twelve recipients across Alabama have been awarded nearly $58,000 in federally-funded major grants from the Alabama Humanities Foundation. The grants, totaling $57,868.16, will help support initiatives in literature, poetry, theater, his...
» Mississippi and Oregon Win 2018 Schwartz Prize
16/11/18 18:29 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
Two Schwartz Prizes Awards were announced at the 2018 National Humanities Conference Schwartz Prize Awards Presentation. The two awards went to Mississippi Humanities Council for its "Racial Equity Grant Program," and to Oregon Humanitie...
» Meet the 2019 Arizona Humanities Awards Winners
16/11/18 18:08 from AZ Humanities
Congratulations to the 2019 Arizona Humanities Awards winners! Natalie Diaz – Humanities Public Scholar Joan McGregor – Humanities Public Scholar Kevin Schindler – Friend of the Humanities Rachel Egboro – Humaniti...
» Journalism Grant Awards
13/11/18 19:46 from Maine Humanities Council
$1,825 for “All the President’s Men: Discussions on Journalism and Democracy”– Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, Dover-Foxcroft Supports book and film discussions of All The President’s Men for adults and high sc...
» Arts & Humanities Grant Awards
13/11/18 19:01 from Maine Humanities Council
$1,000 for “Content and Context: Connecting Art to Time and Place“– Maine Jewish Film Festival, Portland Speakers will lead discussion on two films at the 2019 Maine Jewish Film Festival, focusing on the relationship o...
» Humanities Foundation mini-grants top $11,000 in latest round of 2018-19 awards
12/11/18 22:32 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
In the latest round of awards by the Alabama Humanities Foundation in its mini-grant category, the organization gave $11,349 for projects, programs and activities throughout the state. Projects range from historic restoration to document...
» Arizona Humanities Executive Director Honored with “Women of Achievement” Award
09/11/18 22:47 from AZ Humanities
Early last month, Brenda Thomson, Executive Director of Arizona Humanities, was recognized as one of InBusiness Magazine’s 2018 Women of Achievement. The award luncheon took place on October 5, 2018, at the Arizona Biltmore, where ...
» Upcoming Grants: Apply Now
09/11/18 18:54 from Maine Humanities Council
Major Grants: $1,001 to $7,500 Final applications are due January 30, 2019. Support for a variety of larger humanities projects such as exhibits, conferences, films, and other initiatives. Major grant projects have well-developed themati...
» Celebrate Water/Ways in Florence November 17 through December 30
07/11/18 22:54 from AZ Humanities
Florence has a long-term relationship with the Gila River and its water. The Gila riverbed goes directly through the town’s historic downtown core, which is designated a National Historic District. The town is one of the oldest mun...
» Podcast | Tim Peltason
07/11/18 16:06 from Maine Humanities Council
Professor of English at Wellesley College, Timothy Peltason writes and teaches on nineteenth and twentieth-century British and American literature and Shakespeare. His essays on Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, focuses on i...
» Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith shares her poems with Lewiston
06/11/18 14:06 from Maine Humanities Council
Originally published on November 1, 2018 in the Sun Journal. By Jon Bolduc, Staff Writer “Smith visited the Lewiston library as part of her project ‘American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities.’ She r...
» Grantee Highlights explore Native American Heritage Month and New Topics in Archaeology
05/11/18 22:46 from AZ Humanities
The Heritage Insights Lecture Series is a component of the Museum of Northern Arizona’s (MNA) Fall Heritage Festivals – Celebraciones de la Gente and Native American Heritage Month. The series feature informative and interact...
» Dr. Tanae Morrison Joins the Board of Directors
02/11/18 22:53 from AZ Humanities
Dr. Tanae Morrison is an Arizona native hailing from Tucson and an educational change agent. Tanae earned a B.A. in Sociology, an M.A. in Educational Psychology, an M.A. in Educational Leadership, and a Doctoral degree in Educational Lea...
» Mini Grants Now Available – Apply Today!
01/11/18 22:44 from AZ Humanities
Mini Grants are small grants of up to $2,000 that are available year-round to support innovative public programs that increase understanding of the human experience. Mini Grants can be used for capacity-building, program planning, and im...
» 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...
» 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...
» 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...
» 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...
» 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...
» 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...