» 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...
» New Director Hired for South Dakota Humanities Council
12/12/18 14:17 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The South Dakota Humanities Council has hired a new executive director.
» Deadline Approaching for 2019 SDHC Scholar Applications
07/12/18 22:05 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The 2019 South Dakota Humanities scholar application deadline is approaching.
» 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...
» Visit SDHC Office in Brookings, Select from the Giving Shelf on Day of Giving, Nov. 27
24/11/18 02:55 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Nov. 27, 2018, is a landmark day for South Dakota, and we’re throwing a party to celebrate.
» South Dakota Stories: Exploring our State's History
17/11/18 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.
» 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...
» Journalism Grant Awards
13/11/18 19:46 from Maine Humanities Council
$1,825 for “All the President’s Men: Discussions on Journalism and Democracy”– Center Theatre for the Performing Arts, Dover-Foxcroft Supports book and film discussions of All The President’s Men for adults and high sc...
» Arts & Humanities Grant Awards
13/11/18 19:01 from Maine Humanities Council
$1,000 for “Content and Context: Connecting Art to Time and Place“– Maine Jewish Film Festival, Portland Speakers will lead discussion on two films at the 2019 Maine Jewish Film Festival, focusing on the relationship o...
» 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 ...
» Grants: Apply now
09/11/18 18:54 from Maine Humanities Council
Mini Grants: up to $1,000 Upcoming Deadlines: November 13, 2018 | March 1, 2019 | June 7, 2019 | October 4, 2019 Support for a wide variety of public humanities projects, such as exhibits, lecture and film series, reading ...
» Celebrate Water/Ways in Florence November 17 through December 30
07/11/18 22:54 from AZ Humanities
Florence has a long-term relationship with the Gila River and its water. The Gila riverbed goes directly through the town’s historic downtown core, which is designated a National Historic District. The town is one of the oldest mun...
» Podcast | Tim Peltason
07/11/18 16:06 from Maine Humanities Council
Professor of English at Wellesley College, Timothy Peltason writes and teaches on nineteenth and twentieth-century British and American literature and Shakespeare. His essays on Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, focuses on i...
» Three New Members Elected to S.D. Humanities Council Board
06/11/18 21:12 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The South Dakota Humanities Council board of directors has elected three new members.
» Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith shares her poems with Lewiston
06/11/18 14:06 from Maine Humanities Council
Originally published on November 1, 2018 in the Sun Journal. By Jon Bolduc, Staff Writer “Smith visited the Lewiston library as part of her project ‘American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities.’ She r...
» Grantee Highlights explore Native American Heritage Month and New Topics in Archaeology
05/11/18 22:46 from AZ Humanities
The Heritage Insights Lecture Series is a component of the Museum of Northern Arizona’s (MNA) Fall Heritage Festivals – Celebraciones de la Gente and Native American Heritage Month. The series feature informative and interact...
» Dr. Tanae Morrison Joins the Board of Directors
02/11/18 22:53 from AZ Humanities
Dr. Tanae Morrison is an Arizona native hailing from Tucson and an educational change agent. Tanae earned a B.A. in Sociology, an M.A. in Educational Psychology, an M.A. in Educational Leadership, and a Doctoral degree in Educational Lea...
» 23 Non-Profits Participating in #BrookingsGives
02/11/18 18:33 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Get ready! South Dakota’s first-ever statewide giving day kicks off at midnight on Giving Tuesday, November 27, 2018 and continues until 11:59 pm that night.
» Letters About Literature
02/11/18 16:08 from Maine Humanities Council
Letters About Literature is an annual, national reading and writing program offered 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 favorite ...
» Mini Grants Now Available – Apply Today!
01/11/18 22:44 from AZ Humanities
Mini Grants are small grants of up to $2,000 that are available year-round to support innovative public programs that increase understanding of the human experience. Mini Grants can be used for capacity-building, program planning, and im...
» U.S. poet laureate to visit Maine
31/10/18 18:56 from Maine Humanities Council
Originally published on October 30, 2018 in the Portland Press Herald By Bob Keyes, Staff Writer “Smith, the 22nd U.S. poet laureate, will visit Maine this week as part of her ongoing project ‘American Conversations: Celebrat...
» Maine Poetry Express
22/10/18 15:20 from Maine Humanities Council
The event will feature readings by: Wes McNair, Stuart Kestanbaum, Kimberly Cloutier-Green, Kathleen Ellis, Paul Corrigan as well as community readers from Augusta, Kittery, Lincoln, and Dover-Foxcroft. Doors and refreshments at 5:30pm, ...
» 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...
» One Book Author Patterson Touring S.D. in October
17/10/18 14:14 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
2018 One Book South Dakota author Thomas Patterson will return to South Dakota this month to discuss his book "Informing the News: The Need for Knowledge-Based Journalism."
» U.S. Poet Laureate: Poetry Leads to 'Profound Conversation'
15/10/18 14:21 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
According to legendary playwright/poet Oscar Wilde, memory is “the diary that we all carry about with us."
» Democracy and the Informed Citizen: Join our Efforts to Solidify the Media Presence in our State, Nation
11/10/18 15:03 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
It is hard to imagine losing the editorial checks and balances that protect our First Amendment rights, our freedom of information.
» Podcast | Declan Kiely | The Carnivore’s Appetite
01/10/18 15:26 from Maine Humanities Council
Declan Kiely is the Director of Exhibitions at New York Public Library where he oversees exhibitions at the iconic Stephen A. Schwarzman Building. He was most recently the Robert H. Taylor Curator at the Morgan Library and Museum and Hea...
» Tracy K. Smith visits Maine
28/09/18 12:38 from Maine Humanities Council
U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith visits Maine on November 1, 2018, as part of her project “American Conversations: Celebrating Poems in Rural Communities.” Norway Memorial Library 1pm | Free tickets available at Norway Memor...
» 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...
» Former State Bar executive earns Alabama Humanities service award
24/09/18 23:51 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Alabama Humanities Foundation will honor Reggie Hamner, former secretary and executive director of the Alabama State Bar Association, with the Wayne Greenhaw Service to the Humanities Award Oct. 1 at The Alabama Colloquium. The Colloquiu...
» Brenda Thomson Receives 2018 Women of Achievement Award
12/09/18 18:31 from AZ Humanities
Arizona Humanities Executive Director Brenda Thomson has received a 2018 Women of Achievement Awards presented by In Business Magazine. According to In Business Magazine, the 14 women honored “have proven their involvement in our ...
» Dr. James Blasingame and Vince Lujan Join the Board of Directors
07/09/18 18:36 from AZ Humanities
Welcome to Dr. James Blasingame and Vince Lujan! Dr. James Blasingame Professor, Department of English, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Arizona State University Vince Lujan President and Chief Executive Officer, Salt River Devco ...
» Arizona Humanities Awards Over $71,000 in Project Grants
06/09/18 23:50 from AZ Humanities
Eleven organizations receive grants for humanities projects PHOENIX, AZ – Arizona Humanities is pleased to award $71,203.69 in Project Grants to 11 organizations. Brenda Thomson, Arizona Humanities Executive Director shared, “There are m...
» 2019 Arizona Humanities Awards Nominations Now Open!
22/08/18 17:45 from AZ Humanities
Every year Arizona Humanities honors and celebrates outstanding contributions to the humanities in our state. Since the inaugural awards in 1990, Arizona Humanities has recognized individuals who have advanced the humanities in Arizona t...
» 2018 National Humanities Conference Now Open
16/08/18 19:22 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The Federation of State Humanities Councils and the National Humanities Alliance are pleased to announce that registration for the 2018 National Humanities Conference is now open. The post 2018 National Humanities Conference Now Open app...
» Notice of the 2018 Annual Business Meeting
01/08/18 13:24 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The 2018 Annual Business Meeting of the Federation House of Delegates will take place on Saturday, November 10, from 1:30 to 2:30 pm, at the New Orleans Marriott. The post Notice of the 2018 Annual Business Meeting appeared first on Fede...
» Thirty teachers tour Selma as part of a Civil Rights Summer Institute
26/07/18 19:54 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
By Will Whaley Email the author Published 10:30 pm Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Thirty school teachers from across the country traveled to Alabama this month to study the history and legacy of the civil rights movement in the state. On Monday,...
» Alabama 12-year-old’s lynching documentary acclaimed
26/07/18 19:51 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Lily Hoyle, 12, at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, before the screening of her documentary, “The Lynching That Brought Down the Klan in Alabama.” (Contributed by John Hoyle) By Shelly Haskins shas...
» NHC 2021 and 2022: Detroit and Los Angeles Win Bids to Host National Humanities Conference
26/07/18 18:21 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
Congratulations to the Michigan Humanities Council and California Humanities for their successful bids to host the 2021 and 2022 National Humanities Conferences! The 2021 conference will take place in Detroit, MI and the 2022 in Los Ange...
» NHC 18: Call for “Moving the Needle” Working Group Participants
20/07/18 22:42 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
If you’re considering or have begun equity work that includes targeted hiring or a commitment to diverse board selections, community led collaborations or partnerships, and nontraditional grant guidelines or requirements, you are invited...
» NHC 18: Announcing the 2018 Capps Lecturer!
28/06/18 15:44 from News – Federation of State Humanities Councils
The Federation of State Humanities Councils is pleased to announce that Jesmyn Ward, two-time National Book Award winner and author, will be the National Humanities Conference 2018 Capps Lecturer. The post NHC 18: Announcing the 2018 Cap...
» 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...
» 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...
» 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...