» Veterans Story Contest Offers Prize Money, Professional Writing Workshop
17/05/19 20:25 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Submissions are being accepted through Aug. 15 for the Veterans Story Contest, which is open to veterans or current service members of any branch of the United States military currently living in South Dakota.
» This Week on the Hill – May 17
17/05/19 15:02 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
House Interior Appropriations Subcommittee marks up FY 2020 appropriations bill with $167.5 million each for NEH and NEA, an increase of $12.5 million over FY 2019 funding level. Other agencies that saw increases include National Park Se...
» Hot off the South Dakota Historical Society Press: Elementary Students’ Young Readers One Book ‘Tatanka’ Arrives at SDHC Office!
08/05/19 14:50 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The South Dakota State Historical Society Press has printed and delivered the 2019 Young Readers One Book, “Tatanka and Other Legends of the Lakota People,” to the SDHC office for statewide distribution.
» WSJ Letter to the Editor by Esther Mackintosh
03/05/19 20:24 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
As the president of the Federation of State Humanities Councils, I can attest to the hunger for the content and approaches of the humanities that is so evident in communities throughout the country. The post WSJ Letter to the Editor by E...
» NHC 19 Registration Rates
03/05/19 14:46 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
View the different registration rates for members and non-members, teachers, students, session coordinators and panelists here. Also available are day rates. To get the best deal, be sure to book by September 30, 2019! The post NHC 19 Re...
» NHC 19 Hotel Information – Hilton Hawaiian Village
03/05/19 14:39 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
Learn more and book your room at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, the National Humanities Conference Hotel. Room block ranges from November 5-10, but is expected to sell out quickly. Contact 1-808-949-4321 for any questions regarding your re...
» Water/Ways Opens in Winkelman, May 4
02/05/19 21:23 from AZ Humanities
Winkelman is located in southern Gila County in central Arizona, where the San Pedro and Gila Rivers meet. The Gila River hooks around the eastern and southern sides of town on its way to the west, and the San Pedro River flows north fro...
» Andy Boyle to SDSU Students: Experiment Often and Don’t Take Life Too Seriously
18/04/19 19:55 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Andy Boyle is living proof of his hypothesis: life is a science experiment.
» 2019 Veterans Book Group sites
17/04/19 17:46 from Maine Humanities Council
For Women Veterans at University of Maine Augusta, Katz Library Fridays at 11:45am | February 1 – March 8 | Facilitated by Sarah Firth In the Maine State Prison Veterans Housing Unit Tuesdays at 1:30pm | February 5 – March...
» Book club a place for Veterans to open up
17/04/19 17:32 from Maine Humanities Council
Originally published on March 28, 2019 by the Baltimore Sun By Patti Restivo “Coming together to read and discuss literature is healing, but it isn’t clinical. It’s social; but it isn’t merely social,” Bindas-Tenney wrote in an email. “F...
» AHF mourns the passing of Elaine Wood Hughes
16/04/19 16:58 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Elaine Wood Hughes, former Chair and long serving Board Member recently passed away after a battle with cancer. Elaine was Professor Emerita of English and an award-winning scholar who taught 40 years on the faculty of her alma mater, th...
» Veterans Book Group awarded NEH grant of $98,779
12/04/19 20:34 from Maine Humanities Council
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information: Jan Bindas-Tenney, Maine Humanities Council, 207-773-5051 April 12, 2019 PORTLAND, Maine – The Maine Humanities Council has been awarded $98,779 from the National Endowment for the Humanities t...
» SDHC's Lakota Translated Book Coincides with Language Adoption Bill
12/04/19 18:24 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
In 2019, SDHC is offering an unprecedented alternate language version of its Young Readers One Book, which coincides nicely with a recent piece of S.D. legislation.
» 2019 Poetry Express sites
29/03/19 15:40 from Maine Humanities Council
Belfast Free Library with Belfast’s new Poet Laureate Arielle Greenberg June 18, 2019 New Vineyard Public Library with poet Margaret Yocom August 2019 Ivan O. Davis Liberty Library with poet Ellen Taylor September 2019 Pittsfield Public ...
» NEH Announces $28.6 Million for 233 Humanities Projects Nationwide
28/03/19 19:20 from Maine Humanities Council
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced $28.6 million in grants for 233 humanities projects across the country. “These new NEH-supported projects will help shore up the nation’s most valuable assets: its history, ...
» 2019 Major Grant awards
27/03/19 18:05 from Maine Humanities Council
$3,800 for “A Celebration of Local Native American History, Culture, and Heritage“– Presque Isle Community Development Association In recognition of National Native American Heritage Month, Presque Isle Community Development ...
» Anabranch to feature Moonlight star, Princeton scholar, children’s authors
26/03/19 19:24 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Anabranch, a two-day event celebrating literature and the humanities, features two distinguished Alabama natives – scholar Imani Perry and André Holland, star of films, TV and stage – who will discuss their respective careers and Alabama...
» Humanities event to feature workshops with nationally known authors
26/03/19 18:44 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Nationally known authors will headline a full day of free workshops featured in Anabranch, celebrating literature and the humanities in association with the 14th Annual Alabama Book Festival, April 11-13. The events get underway Thursday...
» Free Download – 2019 South Dakota Humanities Council Program Catalog Released
26/03/19 14:57 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
“Since the nineteenth century, the humanities have generally been defined as the disciplines that investigate the expressions of the human mind.”
» S.D. Festival of Books receives SDSU Honors College Community Partner Award
21/03/19 14:08 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The South Dakota Festival of Books was honored recently by an entity that knows a thing or two about “honor” – the Van D. and Barbara B. Fishback Honors College at South Dakota State University.
» Texas Elementary School Principal Ensures Students Bedtime Stories by Reading Them on Facebook
16/03/19 16:23 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Texas elementary school principal Belinda George has developed a fail-safe tactic for ensuring her students get bedtime stories: she reads to them via Facebook live stream.
» Imagine Maine’s Story
12/03/19 19:41 from Maine Humanities Council
Inspired by the Collaborative Summer Library Program, Imagine Maine’s Story is a collection of Maine bicentennial program ideas and resources for all ages to support libraries of all sizes in their goals to bring the celebration of...
» Arizona Humanities Awards $75,370 in Project Grants
12/03/19 17:07 from AZ Humanities
Twelve Organizations Receive Grants for Humanities Projects Arizona Board of RegentsNorthern Arizona University-Cline LibraryGrand Canyon National Park Centennial Perspectives: A Lecture Series$5,000 In celebration of Grand Canyon Nation...
» Rob Vaughan
11/03/19 17:37 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The Federation of State Humanities Councils and the entire humanities community suffered an inestimable loss this past week with the passing of Rob Vaughan. The post Rob Vaughan appeared first on Federation of State Humanities Councils .
» Honoring Monica Wood
05/03/19 21:09 from Maine Humanities Council
Join us for a luncheon honoring Maine author Monica Wood with the 2019 Constance H. Carlson Public Humanities Prize. Monica will receive this award for her commitment to Maine communities, her support of Maine libraries, and all that she...
» Water/Ways Opens in Dragoon, March 9
04/03/19 20:19 from AZ Humanities
Dragoon is located approximately sixty miles east of Tucson, close to Interstate 10 and about halfway between Benson and Willcox. While the area is sparsely populated today, it has a long and rich history of Native American settlement. O...
» Guide to Humanities on the Hill Resources
01/03/19 14:00 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
Find everything you need to know for Humanities on the Hill 2019. From links to advocacy and event resources to hotel and app information, here's your one-stop spot for HoH information. Questions? Email email@example.com. The po...
» Read ME 2019
28/02/19 16:11 from Maine Humanities Council
Read ME is a statewide community read that gets Maine adults all reading two books recommended by a well-known Maine author. For 2019, recommending author Tess Gerritsen has chosen Paris Was the Place by Susan Conley and After the Eclips...
» Featured Arizonan Author, Rodo Sofranac
27/02/19 22:41 from AZ Humanities
Originally from a small village in Montenegro, Rodo Sofranac lived in Salzburg, Austria before immigrating to the United States. Having experienced a diversity of cultures and languages from a young age, Sofranac developed a passion for ...
» Roald Dahl Books Replace Happy Meal Toys
25/02/19 17:16 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
An overseas chain of McDonald’s stores is adding a “scrumdiddlyumptious” element to its famous Happy Meals.
» 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...
» 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 ...
» 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...
» 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 ...
» 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...
» 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...
» 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 ...
» 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...