» 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.
» Alabama Humanities awards event unveils new concept
15/08/17 21:23 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
In a groundbreaking concept for Alabama Humanities Foundation’s annual event, an inaugural class of fellows will be inducted, featuring a best-selling author, a financial executive and historical novelist, host of CNN’s American document...
» 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...
» Celebrating Every Voice Workshop in Vail August 26th
14/08/17 17:57 from AZ Humanities
Join the Vail Preservation Society and Odyssey Storytelling for a free storytelling workshop. Celebrating Every Voice will explore ways to share and preserve personal stories, gain new storytelling tools, practice performing in a safe a...
» 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.
» FRANK Talks Calendar Highlights
12/08/17 21:02 from AZ Humanities
Explore thought-provoking topics this month at local libraries with FRANK Talks! Programs are interactive, participatory, and designed to engage people in conversation about contemporary issues. Energy in an Uncertain World Saturday, Aug...
» 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...
» Welcome Karl Kendall to the Board of Directors
11/08/17 16:46 from AZ Humanities
Karl Kendall has worked for the Phoenix Public Library for the past 17 years. In his current role as the Deputy Director of Collections and Programming, Karl oversees the coordination of programs, services, and the purchasing of library ...
» Grantee Highlight: Mining Uranium Memories Exhibit
10/08/17 20:42 from AZ Humanities
The Northern Arizona University Sustainable Communities Program was awarded an $8,000 project grant to develop the Mining Uranium Memories exhibit . Based on oral history interviews and documentary research, the exhibit explores the tang...
» 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.
» On the road for Water/Ways
07/08/17 20:38 from AZ Humanities
Preparations for the Smithsonian’sWater/Ways exhibition are well under way! While the exhibition does not officially arrive until June 2018, host sites and Arizona Humanities staff are busy prepping for the exhibit and community pr...
» 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...
» Humanities Council Honors Four for Contributions to S.D.
02/08/17 15:42 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Four honorees have been selected by the South Dakota Humanities Council for 2017 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities awards.
» 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...
» Need a Humanities Scholar? We have a scholar database!
31/07/17 20:26 from AZ Humanities
Do you need a humanities scholar for a grant project? Are you looking for more information on a particular research topic? The Arizona Humanities Scholar Database is a resource for prospective grant-seekers and community partners. The d...
» Register for Winter Weekend 2018: “The Way We Live Now”
28/07/17 13:02 from Maine Humanities Council
Join the MHC for its 21st annual Winter Weekend, March 9 – 10, 2018 at Bowdoin College. Join other literary enthusiasts for a deep dive into this classic novel, led by noted scholars and critics. Money, corruption, and greed are the chie...
» Think & Drink Bangor 2017
25/07/17 18:11 from Maine Humanities Council
Join us for a third season of Think & Drink in Bangor as we tackle policing in Maine, its intersection with race, and how our local experience connects with what we see across the rest of the United States. How does society define cr...
» Register for the Schwartz Forum: “How Can We Know?”
24/07/17 19:02 from Maine Humanities Council
Each fall at the Schwartz Forum we bring people together to wrestle with a big idea. Each time, we invite leaders from a range of relevant fields and devise a schedule for the day that is particularly appropriate to the topic at hand. Th...
» Ellis-Shackelford House available for your next event
20/07/17 20:24 from AZ Humanities
Are you looking for a unique space to host your next event? The Ellis-Shackelford House has been home to Arizona Humanities for 30 years, and we have the opportunity to share our space with the community. Built in 1917 and completely res...
» 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 ...
» “Marguerite Zorach: An Art-Filled Life” at the Farnsworth
19/07/17 18:37 from Maine Humanities Council
Marguerite Zorach—An Art-Filled Life is an exhibition that brings together sixty paintings and textiles by Marguerite Thompson Zorach made between 1910 and 1965. In highlighting her contributions as a modernist who helped changed the cou...
» Author to visit library as part of ReadME
19/07/17 14:10 from Maine Humanities Council
Originally published in South Portland-Cape Elizabeth Sentry on July 14, 2017 “Debra Spark, author of “Unknown Caller,” will visit South Portland Public Library’s main location for a book talk on Thursday, July 20 at 6:30 p.m…...
» New FRANK Talks topics now available
17/07/17 20:23 from AZ Humanities
FRANK Talks e ngage Arizona communities with ‘in the news’ topics for discussion at local libraries. Check out the topics below and request to host them at your local library. FRANK Talks are free for libraries and made possi...
» Grantee Highlight: The Loft Cinema and Rolling Reels
14/07/17 20:22 from AZ Humanities
The Loft Cinema brings Rolling Reels to southern Arizona rural communities Rolling Reels: Bringing Movies to You is a project of Tucson’s renowned The Loft Cinema. The community-building program takes carefully curated family-frien...
» J. Ryan Stradal Draws Inspiration from S.D. in 2017 One Book
12/07/17 14:06 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
J. Ryan Stradal's hit debut novel features an ambitious "foodie" named Eva Thorvald who grows up in the Midwest and later finds fame and fortune as a traveling chef. Her cuisine is second to none.
» 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...
» One Book Author Stradal Touring SD in July
30/06/17 20:29 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
The “foodie” heroine of the 2017 One Book journeys the Midwest leaving satisfied diners in her wake. The creator of her character will soon be doing the same.
» 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.
» How Do You Start a Book Club?
23/06/17 18:17 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Do you want to be in a book club but don't know where to start? What are the best book club books, and how do you recruit members?
» 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...
» The 'Firm' Handshake of a Famous Author
06/06/17 19:07 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
Not many authors are truly household names these days, a fact which tends to disappoint book lovers like me. John Grisham, however, is one who rises to that level.
» 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...
» Why the Humanities: 'Hardwired for Story'
31/05/17 16:45 from South Dakota Humanities Council Blog
As far as we know, human beings are the only creatures that tell stories. Think about that for a minute. Let it sink in.
» 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 .
» The Washington State Poet Laureate: What I Know
25/04/17 22:58 from Humanities Washington
Tod Marshall does not lead a life of poetic contemplation—he races across the state in a blur of readings and workshops. For the end of National Poetry Month, here's a sample of what he's learned. The post The Washington State Poet Laure...
» WATER/WAYS traveling exhibit coming to Alabama
07/04/17 21:01 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Six Alabama cities – Eufaula, Decatur, Alexander City, Spanish Fort, Jasper and Selma – will examine water as an environmental necessity and a key element of history, culture and everyday life as they host Water/Ways, a traveling exhibit...
» New leaders in office, on board at AHF
30/03/17 18:10 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Alabama Humanities Foundation elected a Montgomery lawyer to chair the organization in 2017, named its new slate of officers and four new members to its board of directors. Chair of the board is Jimmy McLemore, who has served in leadersh...
» Honda donates official Bicentennial vehicles
30/03/17 17:11 from Alabama Humanities Foundation
Alabama’s Bicentennial celebration will be traveling in style thanks to the generosity of Honda Manufacturing of Alabama. HMA donated a 2017 Honda Ridgeline and a 2016 Honda Pilot – both with less than 500 miles – to Alabama 200 Tuesday....
» The Philosopher and the Football
29/03/17 22:34 from Humanities Washington
Fairness, ethics, morality---deep issues are equally at home on the sports field as in the pages of Plato, says Mike VanQuickenborne. The post The Philosopher and the Football appeared first on Humanities Washington .