» South Dakota Stories: Holiday Special
09/12/17 15:37 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Are you looking for the perfect gift? Give your friend or family member a piece of history with South Dakota Stories.
» Arts & Humanities Grants | December 2017
08/12/17 17:04 from Maine Humanities Council
$660 for “Art: History & Hands-On“– Blue Hill Public Library, Blue Hill Area artist and former art teacher Margret Baldwin will run an innovative library program unifying major moments in art history with hands-on ...
» NHC18: Call for Session Proposals!
07/12/17 19:32 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The Federation of State Humanities Councils and the National Humanities Alliance are pleased to announce the 2018 National Humanities Conference, which will take place in New Orleans in conjunction with the city’s tricentennial celebrati...
» Call for Proposals! The National Humanities Conference 2020
01/12/17 16:59 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
Interested in bringing the National Humanities Conference to your state? Submit a proposal for the 2020 conference. Deadline is February 1, 2018. The post Call for Proposals! The National Humanities Conference 2020 appeared first on Fede...
» Apply to serve on the Grants Review Panel
30/11/17 22:27 from AZ Humanities
Apply to serve on the Grants Review Panel by December 8th Arizona Humanities seeks public humanities scholars interested in serving on our grants review panel. Grant review panels are held twice a year in mid-February and mid-August. Sel...
» SDHC Awards $28K in Statewide Grants
29/11/17 22:13 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
From discussions of philosophy and global human rights to research on the human race, a broad range of grants were approved by the SDHC board.
» Help SDHC Support #GivingTuesday
27/11/17 21:41 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
On Nov. 28, 2017, the South Dakota Humanities Council will again participate in the annual #GivingTuesday movement.
» Five Things We're Thankful for at the South Dakota Humanities Council
23/11/17 15:48 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
During this Thanksgiving week, our staff at the South Dakota Humanities Council reflected on some of the blessings we are counting in 2017.
» Winter Weekend Free Preview Talk: “The Way We Live Now”
21/11/17 18:59 from Maine Humanities Council
Winter Weekend (March 9-10, 2018, at Bowdoin College), which dives deep into a celebrated work of literature over two days, offers a rejuvenating break from the mid-winter doldrums. Get a sneak peek of next March’s program with thi...
» Call for Submissions: Letters About Literature
21/11/17 08:04 from Maine Humanities Council
Letters About Literature is an annual, national reading and writing program organized by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. To enter, students in grades 4-12 write a letter to the author (living or dead) of their favorit...
» Find Engaging Nonfiction in the SDHC Lending Library
17/11/17 21:43 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Nonfiction can help you understand the world from a different perspective. Our Lending Library has more than 40 options to help you do just that.
» New Mini Grants | Fall 2017
17/11/17 17:49 from Maine Humanities Council
$1,000 for “Changing Landscapes, Shifting Tides: The Story of Falmouth Event Series” – Town of Falmouth Falmouth will offer a year-long series of events, activities, and programs to mark the town’s 300th anniversary. Le...
» South Dakota Humanities Council Seeking Speakers, Discussion Leaders
15/11/17 22:35 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The South Dakota Humanities Council seeks qualified speakers and reading discussion group leaders to deliver humanities programming in 2018.
» New Chair and Members Elected to FSHC Board of Directors
14/11/17 20:22 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The Federation of State Humanities Councils announces the election of William Tsutsui as chair and three new members to its board of directors, effective November 4, 2017. The post New Chair and Members Elected to FSHC Board of Directors...
» Veterans Writing Prize Winner - 'A Prayer for Brian Bradley'
10/11/17 18:30 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The winner of the second annual SDHC Veterans Writing Prize wrote his essay through tears, still shaken by a 30-year old trauma.
» Indiana Humanities Wins Schwartz Prize for “Next Indiana Campfires”
09/11/17 21:14 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
Indiana Humanities wins the 35th annual Schwartz Prize award for "Next Indiana Campfires," a program that confronts questions of place, environmental stewardship, and identity through literature, hiking, and conversation. The post Indian...
» Arizona Humanities welcomes new Board Leadership
08/11/17 22:29 from AZ Humanities
Congratulations to the newly elected officers for Arizona Humanities! Ryan Bruce is Chairman for 2017-2019. Ryan is a leader in the Bisbee community and serves as the Executive Director of The Bisbee Radio Project (KBRP). He is active i...
» Exploring Fiction in the SDHC Lending Library
08/11/17 16:01 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Whether you are in a book club or looking to start one, our Reading Group Toolkit has resources to provide an engaging experience for your group.
» Explore AZ Speaks speakers and new presentations
07/11/17 19:34 from AZ Humanities
Planning spring programs? Our ever-popular AZ Speaks program offers humanities scholars who travel to rural and urban locations across Arizona. A few of the new presentations include: LGBTQ: A History in Arizona, Vintage Arizona: The Gro...
» Festival Fans: Who Wants to Help Us Pick the 2018 One Book?
27/10/17 21:47 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
From informative non-fiction to gripping mystery novels, the One Book S.D. has spanned all genres and interests.
» Jenice Riley Memorial Scholarship winners recognized
26/10/17 15:53 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Alabama Humanities Foundation recognized four teachers from across the state with the Jenice Riley Memorial Scholarship, given to teachers in support of projects in history and civics in their classroom or school. Named in memory of the ...
» Think & Drink: Biddeford and Lewiston
26/10/17 15:44 from Maine Humanities Council
1. Lewiston: Traffic Stops This program will take place at Guthries on November 8 at 6:00 pm. We’re doing things a little differently with Think & Drink in Lewiston. Our debut event will be a mix of storytelling, panel discussion, an...
» Celebrating NAHM: 12 Important Purposes of Humanities
20/10/17 16:17 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
How can the humanities improve your life? Here are 12 benefits of the humanities, in honor of National Arts and Humanities Month.
» Noche en Blanco to benefit the future of Hance Park
17/10/17 22:50 from AZ Humanities
On Saturday, October 28th you are invited to the second annual Noche en Blanco in Hance Park. Inspired by a similar “dinner in white” which began in Paris 30 years ago, Noche en Blanco has a character unique to Phoenix. Gues...
» Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit opens in March at capitol
10/10/17 21:53 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Beginning in March at the state capitol, Alabama’s history, culture and humanities will be a part of an impressive traveling exhibit making stops in all 67 of the state’s counties as a significant contribution by Alabama Humanities Found...
» Alabama Humanities Fellow featured in state media celebration
10/10/17 21:30 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
This is Alabama, a statewide media focus on celebrating the great state of Alabama and uncovering the amazing people, places and experiences she has to offer, profiled Alabama Humanities Fellow Nimrod T. Frazer in its Oct. 1 edition. The...
» AHF grant sponsors BirminghamWatch Media Savvy forum
09/10/17 23:42 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
With fake news making real headlines and citizens torn about who to trust, the timing seemed perfect for two Media Savvy forums supported by an Alabama Humanities Foundation grant to an Alabama nonprofit dedicated to independent public s...
» Rave reviews follow The Alabama Colloquium
09/10/17 23:26 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Alabama Humanities Foundation unveiled its new concept for the annual awards event held each fall, and reviews of the Oct. 2 Alabama Colloquium have been overwhelmingly positive. It was an opportunity to showcase noted figures with Alaba...
» Thank you, sponsors!
09/10/17 23:04 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Without the support of our sponsors, an event of the magnitude of The Alabama Colloquium would not be possible. We thank all who attended the Oct. 2 event, and we express our sincere gratitude to those who sponsored the Colloquium. They ...
» October grantee programs
04/10/17 23:08 from AZ Humanities
Autumn Moon Festival – “Where are you from?” Saturday, October 7 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. Tucson Chinese Cultural Center – Tucson, AZ Celebrate diversity and fight stereotypes under the Autumn Moon. The program feat...
» Arizona Humanities welcomes two new board members
04/10/17 22:46 from AZ Humanities
Congratulations to Dr. Alain-Philippe Durand and Dr. Eve Krahe! Dr. Alain-Philippe Durand is Dean of the College of Humanities, Professor of French, Honors College Distinguished Fellow, and affiliated faculty in Africana Studies, Latin A...
» Ghostly Stories Festival returns October 22nd
03/10/17 23:04 from AZ Humanities
Come to our annual spooky celebration in downtown Phoenix this October! Listen to ghost stories with a historical twist. Wear a spooky costume and enjoy snacks, story time, arts and crafts, a free book giveaway, and chalk art mural. Free...
» Podcast | Violence & Belonging
03/10/17 14:15 from Maine Humanities Council
“Violence & Belonging: The 14th Amendment and American Literature” is a Let’s Talk About It book and discussion series that addresses issues of diversity, identity, and inequality. For many Americans, the promises of citizenship fall...
» Water/Ways Host Site Training comes to Amerind Museum in Dragoon, Arizona
02/10/17 22:53 from AZ Humanities
Last weekend, representatives from all twelve host sites for the Smithsonian exhibit Water/Ways attended a training at the Amerind Museum in Dragoon, Arizona. Thank you to Carol Harsh from the Smithsonian for joining the training, as wel...
» Fall 2017 Veterans Book Groups
26/09/17 17:55 from Maine Humanities Council
We are offering several book groups to all Maine Veterans / Former Service Members in the fall of 2017. Groups may focus on one longer text, like the Odyssey, or instead read selected short stories, novels, memoirs, historical texts, ess...
» Media Savvy: Fact or Fiction? Smart Choices in a Changing Information Age
26/09/17 14:48 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Birmingham Watch, the Alabama Initiative for Independent Journalism, and Alabama Humanities Foundation are joining forces to present two media literacy discussions about what people are consuming in today’s flood of information. Discussi...
» Screening and Discussion of “Neither Wolf Nor Dog”
12/09/17 15:43 from Maine Humanities Council
The Maine Humanities Council will lead a short discussion after the 7pm viewing of the film Neither Wolf Nor Dog on Tuesday, September 19th at Railroad Square Cinema in Waterville. Panelists Esther Anne Attean and Penthea Burns of Maine...
» Arizona Humanities awards $86,984 in Project Grants
08/09/17 22:44 from AZ Humanities
Thirteen organizations receive grants for humanities projects Arizona Humanities is pleased to award $86,984 in Project Grants to 13 organizations. Brenda Thomson, Arizona Humanities Executive Director shared, “The grant process is very ...
» Podcast | How can we know?
07/09/17 14:00 from Maine Humanities Council
The fundamental, personal, urgent question at the heart of this year’s Dorothy Schwartz Forum is: how can we know? Want to find out more? Register now and tune in below to hear part one of a preview on the day’s discussion surround...
» 2018 Arizona Humanities Awards nominations now open!
05/09/17 17:41 from AZ Humanities
Celebrate 45 years of Arizona Humanities. For more than 20 years we have recognized outstanding contributions to the humanities. Do you know an outstanding scholar, leader, partner or volunteer who has advanced the humanities? Nominate t...
» Read ME: Join us for a Maine Calling live taping
22/08/17 13:58 from Maine Humanities Council
Join us for the culmination of this summer’s first Read ME statewide reading program, offered to libraries around the state in partnership with the Maine State Library. More than 60 libraries participated around the state, from Aro...
» Smithsonian exhibit opens in Decatur
15/08/17 20:53 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Museum on Main Street exhibition, Water/Ways, opened Aug. 15 in Decatur, the city that settled on the banks of the Tennessee River. While the national exhibit, made possible through a partnership of the Smithsonian Institution and Alabam...
» Introducing the 2017-2021 FSHC Board Candidate Slate
09/08/17 14:09 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The Federation of State Humanities Councils’ 2017 Nominating Committee announced a slate of three candidates for the Federation board to be brought to the membership for a vote at the annual business meeting in November.
» Notice of the 2017 Annual Business Meeting
07/08/17 15:13 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The 2017 Annual Business Meeting of the Federation House of Delegates will take place at the 2017 National Humanities Conference on Saturday, November 4, from 4:15 to 5:15 pm, at the Hyatt Regency Boston.
» NEH Awards $785,907 in Grants to Three State Humanities Councils
03/08/17 19:13 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
On August 2, 2017, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced awards of more than $39.3 million for 245 humanities projects nationwide that will support local cultural organizations and individual scholars. Of that $39.3 m...
» More counties announced for statewide Bicentennial exhibit hosting
19/07/17 21:21 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
BIRMINGHAM – Alabama Humanities Foundation is announcing its latest round of communities that will be hosting Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit. Following this statewide exhibit’s debut in the Old Supreme Court Library at ...
» JOB OPPORTUNITY: Researcher/Writer
30/06/17 18:36 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The Federation of State Humanities Councils seeks a Researcher/Writer to gather program descriptions, evaluations, impact studies, and other resources through council websites and documents, surveys, and interviews. The aim of the resear...
» FY2015 Income Survey Results
29/06/17 20:11 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
Based on audited information supplied by councils, the income survey report provides valuable information about the sources of council support each year, as well as funding trends over time.
» JOB OPPORTUNITY: Communications & Events Coordinator
28/06/17 18:01 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The Federation of State Humanities Councils seeks a team-oriented individual to fill the position of Communications & Events Coordinator. The Communications & Events Coordinator will be a part of a small, flexible, and collegia...