» 2018 Young Readers Author Kara Lareau - Teaching Lessons with Books for Kids
17/04/18 21:24 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
This fall, Kara LaReau will address thousands of elementary students. Some of those young faces will light up with recognition as they follow along; other listeners will drift into daydreams.

» New Mini Grants | Spring 2018
13/04/18 19:27 from Maine Humanities Council
$500 for “Beholdings: Making Connections with Collections” – Mount Desert Island Historical Society, Mount Desert Through an assortment of objects representing different eras, events, and personae in the island’s histor...

» War Literature for Book Clubs in the SDHC Lending Library
12/04/18 21:21 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
War is a perennially popular theme for authors, readers and book clubs, and the SDHC Lending Library features a variety of military fiction and non fiction.

» Poetry Express
12/04/18 15:40 from Maine Humanities Council
What is it? The Maine Poetry Express, originally designed by poet Wesley McNair during his time as the Maine State Poet Laureate, connects libraries and local poets in sharing Maine’s poetry with their community. The landscape of Maine’s...

» 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...

» Midcoast Veterans Book Group
09/04/18 20:44 from Maine Humanities Council
Preceding the presentation by the author, all Veterans are invited to join a free, facilitated book discussion of Fearful Odds: A Memoir of Vietnam and its Aftermath by Charles W. Newhall. Copies of the book and supper will be available ...

» SDHC Grantee Feature: Siouxland Reads Kicks Off in Sioux Falls
07/04/18 17:02 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The new Siouxland Reads community reading program, supported by an SDHC grant, kicked off in Sioux Falls April 3 with a screening of "A Man Called Ove."

» 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...

» Pulitzer Prize Authors Featured in SDHC Lending Library
02/04/18 19:47 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
SDHC’s Book Club to Go lending library is full of selections by authors who’ve earned top honors and awards in their field, including the iconic Pulitzer Prize.

» 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...

» Voices outside the mainstream share their stories at Portland poetry reading
26/03/18 13:46 from Maine Humanities Council
Originally published on March 25, 2018 by Portland Press Herald By Bob Keyes, Staff Writer “Gary Lawless, a poet, owner of Gulf of Maine Books in Brunswick and hero of the humanities, will host the event with poets whose work he ha...

» SDHC Program Catalog Available Online
24/03/18 15:25 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The 2018 South Dakota Humanities Council Program Catalog is available for download.

» 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...

» 2018 Major Grant Awards
20/03/18 19:08 from Maine Humanities Council
$2,300 for “Community Conversations“– Center for Small Town Jewish Life, Waterville “Community Conversations” will  bring together Waterville’s faith and community leaders with Colby College faculty and stud...

» Reception welcomes lawmakers to exhibit
19/03/18 19:09 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
As part of the Montgomery debut of Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit presented by Alabama Humanities Foundation, in the capitol, AHF hosted a reception to give legislators a special viewing. The Alabama Legislature helped ...

» Bicentennial Traveling exhibit opens in Montgomery
19/03/18 18:55 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit presented by Alabama Humanities Foundation made its long-awaited debut in Montgomery Mach 5, displaying 200 years of Alabama history and beyond. The exhibit opened in the capitol in the Ol...

» War veterans use ancient epics to cope
15/03/18 15:53 from Maine Humanities Council
Originally published on March 14, 2018 by the Associated Press By Wilson Ring “Homer isn’t just for student veterans. Discussion groups are also being offered at veterans centers in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. The Maine Humani...

» DiCamillo Shares Inspiring Festival Tale
14/03/18 18:57 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The South Dakota Festival of Books is an excellent place to make connections.

» 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...

» Veterans Book Group 2018
02/03/18 20:45 from Maine Humanities Council
We are offering several book groups to all Maine Veterans / Former Service Members in this spring. Groups may focus on one longer text, like the Odyssey, or instead read selected short stories, novels, memoirs, historical texts, essays, ...

» 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 ...

» AHF tops $200,000 mark in grants awarded in 2017
21/02/18 01:49 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
In the latest round of grant giving in September, AHF awarded 22 grants totaling $72,753.27. For 2017, that brought AHF’s total of major and mini grants to 62 for $208,713 awarded to organizations in 24 counties. In the September round, ...

» SDHC Announces One Book, Partnership with SDNA on Democracy & Informed Citizen Initiative
20/02/18 19:48 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
In 2018, the South Dakota Humanities Council and its partners will explore the rapidly-changing media environment and its impact on democracy.

» Read ME 2018
14/02/18 16:48 from Maine Humanities Council
Read ME is a statewide program presented in partnership with Maine State Library that gets Maine’s adults all reading the same books—by Maine authors and recommended by a Maine author. View this year’s participating libraries...

» 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...

» Longtime Speakers Bureau Member, Beloved Character Actor Passes Away
09/02/18 16:32 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The 2018 South Dakota Humanities Council Program Catalog will have an empty space.

» Councils Kick Off Democracy and the Informed Citizen Programs in 2018
07/02/18 18:01 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
In partnership with The Pulitzer Prizes and supported by a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, forty-nine councils will launch hundreds of programs and events exploring the importance of being an informed citizen and what that me...

» Podcast | Birds and Citizen Science
06/02/18 20:14 from Maine Humanities Council
Each year, on the third Saturday in October, the Maine Humanities Council Schwartz Forum brings people together with expert guides to grapple with a really big question. In 2017, the question we asked ourselves was ‘How can we know?’ One...

» Register for Portland Seminar
06/02/18 15:52 from Maine Humanities Council
The Past Seeps into the Present: Classics of Latin American Historical Fiction Join Allen Wells, the Roger Howell, Jr. Professor of History at Bowdoin College, as he leads you in a lively exploration of three prize-winning works of Latin...

» 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 ...

» Video: Arts Endowment Challenge Showcases Foundation, Programming
02/02/18 19:50 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Two South Dakota non-profits are excited about the pending impact of a significant match funding initiative.

» INVITATION: The 2018 Congressional Reception
31/01/18 17:59 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
Invitations are now available for the 2018 Humanities on the Hill Congressional Reception. The post INVITATION: The 2018 Congressional Reception appeared first on Federation of State Humanities Councils .

» Announcing the 2018 Arizona Humanities Awards Recipients
29/01/18 21:29 from AZ Humanities
Congratulations to Liz Warren, Dr. Almira Poudrier, Dagoberto Bailon, the Arizona State Library, Archives, and Public Records, and the Shackelford Family Arizona Humanities is delighted to announce the recipients of the 2018 Arizona Huma...

» AHF partners with AUM for Alabama History Day
29/01/18 15:39 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
The Alabama Humanities Foundation announced this week a new partnership with Auburn University at Montgomery to produce Alabama History Day — a statewide history competition for middle and high school students. This year’s contest will b...

» Grant Feature: Studying the Cultural Consequences of Computers
26/01/18 21:34 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Computers are infinitely more powerful than they were 20 years ago, providing instant information at all times. But is there a downside?

» New officers, board take helm at Alabama Humanities
24/01/18 21:11 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Michon Trent Alabama Humanities Foundation elected Mobile’s Michon Trent chair of the board for 2018 along with a new slate of officers and board members. Vice Chair is Dr. Carmen Burkhalter, Florence; Secretary is Velma Tribue, Dothan; ...

» Smithsonian exhibit opens Friday in Jasper
16/01/18 23:37 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
The opening reception for Water/Ways in Jasper will be Friday, Jan. 19, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bankhead House & Heritage Center. It was originally scheduled for Jan. 16, but postponed due to expected bad weather. The Museum on...

» National tour magazine features traveling exhibit
16/01/18 23:28 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Group Tour Media featured Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit in a story, telling all about the exhibit, the 67-county tour and features of the statewide exhibit to commemorate 200 years of Alabama statehood. Group Tour Medi...

» Bicentennial Scholars available for programs in your community
16/01/18 22:59 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
As opening day for Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit approaches, and plans are being made for Bicentennial activities in your community, take advantage of our resources. Our Bicentennial Scholars have been announced, and y...

» March 1 deadline for major teacher institute on Civil Rights Movement
16/01/18 22:04 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Deadline for applications for teachers from around the country for Alabama Humanities Foundation’s “Stony the Road We Trod…”: Exploring Alabama’s Civil Rights Legacy is March 1. Applications must be postmarked by that date. This three-we...

» The humanities help us make sense of it all…the human experience.
22/12/17 17:09 from AZ Humanities
People Matter. In a complicated world, where we face new challenges each and every day, navigating political, economic, and social conflicts like we have not seen before….one thing remains the same…we are people. People matte...

» Call to Artists – AZ Communities Water/Ways Coloring Book
18/12/17 23:28 from AZ Humanities
Call to Artists – AZ Communities Coloring Book Deadline: January 19, 2018 $2,500* Commission Click here to view Water Ways Call to Artist PDF Project Description Arizona Humanities (AH) is seeking an artist to create a coloring book for ...

» Reclaiming History series engages City of Surprise youth and community members
11/12/17 17:57 from AZ Humanities
The Reclaiming History project is a youth-led series of community engagements that explore and celebrate experiences within Latinx & LGBTQ+ culture. All  are welcome to attend free programs, participate in group discussions, document...

» 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...

» 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...

» 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...

» 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.

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