» We’re seeking a communications consultant
18/06/18 17:59 from Maine Humanities Council
In this complex world the Maine Humanities Council uses old-school tools – books, poetry, history, big ideas – to foster meaningful connection and positive change in communities throughout Maine. It is work that takes the long view, that...
» South Dakota Humanities Council Executive Director to Retire
15/06/18 15:06 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The Board of Directors of the South Dakota Humanities Council announced today that Executive Director Sherry DeBoer will retire in December 2018.
» SDHC Board Awards $40K in Statewide Grants
13/06/18 14:08 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Ten major grants were approved for funding during the South Dakota Humanities Council spring grant cycle.
» What are the Best Book Club Books?
06/06/18 20:38 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
A literary discussion is held at the 2014 South Dakota Festival of Books in Sioux Falls. The South Dakota Humanities Council offers a packaged reading program, "Book Club to Go," featuring numerous…
» 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...
» How can we know?
05/06/18 18:05 from Maine Humanities Council
Each year, on the third Saturday of October, the Dorothy Schwartz Forum (link) brings people together with expert guides to grapple with a basic question so big it’s everyone’s. In 2017, we asked the question “How can we know?” Now, in 2...
» 2018 Letters About Literature awards
05/06/18 13:12 from Maine Humanities Council
2018 Awards Level 1 (grades 4-6) First Place: Jasmine Lockwood, SeDoMoCha Middle School, about Too Tought to Hurt Second Place: Aelia Russell, Center for Teaching and Learning, about Because of Mr. Terupt Semifinalists: Olivia Bean, Dani...
» 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...
» Book Registry
30/05/18 17:33 from Maine Humanities Council
Each MHC Let’s Talk About It series needs book replacements—for damaged books or out-of-date books (or books that just don’t work with the series anymore). In fact, some of our series can’t be offered because the amount of damaged or out...
» 'The Lovely Bones' Author Appearing at 2018 Festival of Books
22/05/18 00:45 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
“The Lovely Bones” author Alice Sebold is coming to the South Dakota Festival of Books.
» Level 3 First Place: Sylvette Dupé-Vété-Congolo
18/05/18 18:35 from Maine Humanities Council
Entry from the 2018 Letters About Literature competition Dear Ms. Angie Thomas, I am a fourteen-year-old Maine ninth grader. Since elementary school, I have heard comments about who I am intrinsically: “Can I touch yo...
» Level 2 First Place: Olivia Martin
18/05/18 18:07 from Maine Humanities Council
Entry from the 2018 Letters About Literature competition Dear Shannon Hale, Reading the book Dangerous was like riding a roller coaster of emotions. One book allowed me to pursue dreams, survive danger, have hope, grieve lo...
» Level 1 First Place: Jasmine Lockwood
18/05/18 18:05 from Maine Humanities Council
Entry from the 2018 Letters About Literature competition Dear Mary Lou Carney, “She must hate me. Really hate me.” I have parent problems, just like Garren. If you are anything like me you know life can be hard ...
» 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...
» SDHC Offers Reflective Conversation Training
15/05/18 14:52 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
As part of the 2018 "Democracy and the Informed Citizen" initiative, SDHC will host two Reflective Conversation Facilitation Training sessions.
» Arts & Humanities Grants | Spring 2018
14/05/18 16:23 from Maine Humanities Council
$750 for “Bridgton at 250: Music of the Times“– Bridgton Historical Society, Bridgton As part of its season long commemoration of the 250th anniversary of Bridgton’s settlement, the Bridgton HIstorical Society is partn...
» Grappling with basic questions
08/05/18 12:57 from Maine Humanities Council
Each year, on the third Saturday of October, the Schwartz Forum brings people together with expert guides to grapple with a basic question. In 2017, we asked the question “How can we know?” Now, in 2018, we’re starting to ask the next qu...
» Baron Appearance Kicks Off Democracy & Informed Citizen Initiative
27/04/18 16:04 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The USD campus buzzed with excitement this week as one of the nation’s most famous journalists spoke to students, staff and members of the public about the importance of journalism.
» Workshop, institute planned for SUPER Teacher program
23/04/18 18:37 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
A one-day workshop and a multi-day institute partnering with the Florida Humanities Council are planned as part of AHF’s SUPER Teacher program. On May 10 at the University of Alabama, New Views on the Spanish Conquest of Alabama and the ...
» Alabama History Day winners going to national competition
23/04/18 18:18 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Winning middle and high school students in Alabama History Day from Mobile, Harvest, Madison, Huntsville and Montgomery are heading to national competition in June at the University of Maryland at College Park. They were part of the annu...
» Bicentennial Exhibit takes center stage across state
23/04/18 17:52 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
All these many months, years actually, Alabama Humanities Foundation had been building to this month when Making Alabama. A Bicentennial Traveling Exhibit actually hit the road en route to an 18-month tour of the state. Leading up to the...
» Exhibit to remain in Capitol through August
23/04/18 17:28 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
After making its long-awaited debut in Montgomery in March, officials at the capitol have decided to keep the exhibit on display through the summer. Thousands of people from around the world have already toured the exhibit in Montgomery....
» 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.
» 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...
» 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...
» 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...
» 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...
» 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...
» 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 ...
» 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...
» 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...
» 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 ...
» 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...
» 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...
» 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...