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Virtual Book Club launches June 1

Alabama Humanities’ Virtual Book Club premiers June 1 and continues every Monday in June at 4 p.m. on Zoom and Facebook Live. Kevin Lee will lead the discussion of Colin Woodard’s best-selling 2011 book American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email […]

Road Scholar, SUPER Teacher Workshop together June 22

In a dynamic presentation for the Virtual Road Scholars and SUPER Teacher series, find out how Alabama got its shape June 22 at 11 a.m. on Zoom and Alabama Humanities Facebook Live. Ever wondered why Alabama looks like Mississippi and Georgia, instead of Tennessee?  Charles Tait is the reason.  From his wooden leg to being […]

Mosaic Magazine has arrived

The spring issue of Mosaic Magazine arrived in mailboxes this week across Alabama. The magazine’s cover story is about Alabama Humanities Foundation Fellow Peggy Wallace Kennedy and her new memoir, The Broken Road: George Wallace and a Daughter’s Journey to Reconciliation. It is a powerful story of understanding the Wallace era, and Kennedy’s book is […]

Coming May 11: Virtual Road Scholars Series

Alabama Humanities’ Road Scholars program is going virtual with its first ever series of presentations on Zoom. As part of our effort to deliver greater access of our programs, AHF will launch the series with “Pen Strokes of Justice: Judge Horton and the Scottsboro Boys.” It will be followed by a book discussion by Peggy […]

Alabama Humanities opens applications for $500K in CARES relief grants

BIRMINGHAM – Alabama Humanities Foundation opened the application process today on $500,000 in CARES Act relief grant funding in support of Alabama nonprofits that have demonstrated a commitment to public humanities programming. Applications are online at: alabamahumanities.org/ahf-cares/. Applications will be open for a first round through May 15. Additional applications will be taken on a […]

Alabama Humanities names new executive director

Alabama Humanities Foundation named Dr. Lynn Clark, former head of the Northeast Louisiana Children’s Coalition, as executive director of Alabama Humanities Foundation. She officially took the post April 1 in the midst of a statewide quarantine in Louisiana and Alabama and has been directing the Alabama operation through virtual meetings, telephone conferences and electronic correspondence. […]