» 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...

» Hemingway and O’Brien: Plunging Through Prose
11/10/17 21:09 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
One night this past January, I decided to re-read "The Things They Carried" and a book of short stories by Ernest Hemingway.

» 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...

» 2017 Festival Wrap Up: Celebrating 15 Years of the Festival of Books
02/10/17 18:44 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The state’s premier literary event, the South Dakota Festival of Books, celebrated its 15th year Sept. 20-21 in Rapid City and Sept. 22-24 in Deadwood.

» 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...

» Internationally Published Romance Novelist Featured at Festival of Books
20/09/17 19:49 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The heroines in Susan Elizabeth Phillips' books are known for their various journeys in life. This week, an internationally-published romance novelist journeys to the Black Hills to entertain Festival of Books fans.

» Robert Olen Butler's Vietnam
18/09/17 17:58 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Robert Olen Butler’s military service in Vietnam informs much of his most recognized writing.

» Festival of Books Preview: Authors from All Genres to Converge in Deadwood
14/09/17 01:20 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
From iconic war writers to talented illustrators and a quirky “foodie” author, the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books lineup is packed with talent.

» 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...

» Alison McGhee: 'Every Writer is First a Reader'
06/09/17 20:51 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
From an early age, Alison McGhee always knew she wanted to be a writer. For her, literature was her savior and she was never lonely if she had a book.

» 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...

» Explore justice and equality in health, law, housing & employment
29/08/17 20:59 from AZ Humanities
Health, Law & the Humanities is a three-part community conversation series in downtown Phoenix. Location: Arizona Humanities 1242 N. Central Avenue Phoenix, AZ 85004 Thursday, September 21 / 6:00-8:00 p.m. Medicine and the Humanities...

» Writing for History - Bausum Brings Non-Fiction Expertise to Festival of Books
28/08/17 13:40 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
"Keep writing" is an adage you’ll probably hear at the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books. Taken at face value, it's useful - if not particularly profound - advice.

» 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...

» Storytelling workshop comes to Rangeley
17/08/17 18:34 from Maine Humanities Council
Originally published on August 16, 2017 in the Daily Bulldog “…events are part of Western Maine Storytelling’s ‘A Community Celebration of Stories!’ – a series of workshops and informal storytelling gatherings in ...

» Save-the-Date! “Find Your Nose” Book Launch September 17th
16/08/17 20:04 from AZ Humanities
Save the date! Join Arizona Humanities for the launch of award-winning local children’s author Rodo Sofranac’s sixth educational, colorful, and fun children’s book, Find Your Nose. Enjoy a free and fun afternoon celebra...

» Tim O'Brien: 'Trust the Story'
16/08/17 12:07 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
In August of 1969, a year after leaving his home in Worthington, Minn. for basic training and life-threatening duty in war-torn Vietnam, Tim O’Brien was finally sent to the rear.

» 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...

» CANCELED – Celebrating Every Voice Workshop in Vail August 26th
14/08/17 17:57 from AZ Humanities
Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Storying Arizona Workshop will be rescheduled. Stay tuned for further details.  Join the Vail Preservation Society and Odyssey Storytelling for a free storytelling workshop.  Celebrating Every Voice w...

» Poet Heid Erdrich Finds Motivation from Fellow Authors, Fans
13/08/17 16:23 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
When you attend the South Dakota Festival of Books, you expect to learn from the authors.

» Panel discussion on women’s rights in Maine
11/08/17 18:40 from Maine Humanities Council
Originally published on August 10, 2017 on Seacoast Online “The presentation will include a discussion of Maine women’s rights history and a panel discussion on women’s ongoing equality battle in the state, with three women of vary...

» Abdo: More Understanding Needed of Life in the Middle East
09/08/17 21:45 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Geneive Abdo will put her encyclopedic knowledge of the Middle East to good use at the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books.

» 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.

» New Mini Grants | Summer 2017
07/08/17 16:13 from Maine Humanities Council
$1,000 for “American Studies Lectures” – York County Community College, Kittery Point The grant will help support guest lecture events which enhance the YCCC’s new emphasis on American Studies under their Associat...

» 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...

» Sculptors Arrive for Maine Coast Stone Symposium
02/08/17 15:04 from Maine Humanities Council
Originally published in The Lincoln County News on August 2, 2017 “At the heart of the Maine Coast Stone Symposium is a 10-day sculpture symposium. The participating artists will be arriving soon and are scheduled to begin work at ...

» Celebrating Maine’s stone foundation
01/08/17 19:50 from Maine Humanities Council
Originally published in the Boothbay Register on July 25, 2017 By Margaret Hoffman, Staff Writer “The Maine Coast Stone Symposium is funded in part by an Arts & Humanities Grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent st...

» 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 ...

» The AHF Board Member Experience by Crissy Nettles
05/07/17 16:03 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
As the summer comes to a close, so too does my time with the Alabama Humanities Foundation (AHF) board. I’ve been so lucky and proud to be a member of this organization, especially as we have committed to becoming a transformative entity...

» 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...

» Call for 2017 Schwartz Prize Nominations
26/06/17 17:38 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
Calling all outstanding work in the public humanities! The Schwartz Prize nominations call is now out. Please submit nominations by Wednesday, August 23, 2017. The winner(s) will be announced at the 2017 National Humanities Conference.

» Mellon Awards FSHC $1.7 Million for “Democracy and the Informed Citizen”
19/06/17 15:22 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The Federation of State Humanities Councils has been awarded $1.7 million by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation for a new national grant program, Democracy and the Informed Citizen, which will examine the critical role of journalism and the...

» Mellon Foundation Awards FSHC with $150,000 for “The Humanities in American Life”
05/06/17 11:58 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
This two-part initiative will collect data and impact stories from councils to create an easily accessible archive of images, content, and videos for long-term public use.

» 2017 Witness Testimony
01/06/17 14:38 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
On May 16, 2017, Valerie Walters, executive officer for the Division of the Chickasaw Cultural Center, Chickasaw Nation and board member, Oklahoma Humanities Council, gave testimony on behalf of the Oklahoma Humanities Council and the Na...

» A History of Washington Literature in Fourteen Books
11/05/17 17:25 from Humanities Washington
A list of prominent works that could only have emerged from our state's history, culture, and spirit. The post A History of Washington Literature in Fourteen Books appeared first on Humanities Washington .

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