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Symposium on Wed. June 26 will honor professor at UA

by the Tuscaloosa News, click here for a direct link The 2013 Whetstone/Seaman Symposium at the University of Alabama next week will honor UA professor of philosophy Rekha Nath, winner of the Whetstone/Seaman Faculty Development Award. The symposium, sponsored by the Alabama Humanities Foundation and the David Mathews Center for Civic Life, is scheduled from […]

The Importance of Humanities Programming In Strengthening Communities

Wayne Flynt, Emeritus professor of history at Auburn University and recipient of the 1991 Alabama Humanities Award, recently published his memoir with the University of Alabama Press titled Keeping the Faith: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Lives. In it he describes Auburn’s work—often through AHF’s vital support—in reaching out to the state’s communities through public programming in […]

New Birmingham-Southern President To Speak at Luncheon

The Alabama Humanities Foundation’s annual awards luncheon is just around the corner! Monday, Sept. 26, 2011, at noon at the Wynfrey Hotel, we hope you will join us to hear our keynote speaker, Gen. Charles C. Krulak, the new president of Birmingham-Southern College. General Krulak served 35 years in the U.S. Marine Corps. His last […]

The Journey

The Alabama Humanities Foundation will sponsor a traveling exhibition called “Journey Stories” in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution beginning June 25 in Jasper. This post is the first in a series that will highlight our own personal journey stories. Our stories may include how our ancestors traveled from far away lands to come to America, […]

The Golden Age of Hitchhiking

The Alabama Humanities Foundation will sponsor a traveling exhibition called “Journey Stories” in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution beginning June 25 in Jasper. This post is the first in a series that will highlight our own personal journey stories. Our stories may include how our ancestors traveled from far away lands to come to America, […]

The Journey Story of Amelia Barton Trowbridge

The Alabama Humanities Foundation will sponsor a traveling exhibition called “Journey Stories” in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution beginning June 25 in Jasper. This post is the first in a series that will highlight our own personal journey stories. Our stories may include how our ancestors traveled from far away lands to come to America, […]

Riding to School

The Alabama Humanities Foundation will sponsor a traveling exhibition called “Journey Stories” in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution beginning June 25 in Jasper. This post is the first in a series that will highlight our own personal journey stories. Our stories may include how our ancestors traveled from far away lands to come to America, […]

MoMS Exhibition: I’m A Travelin’ Man

The Alabama Humanities Foundation will sponsor a traveling exhibition called “Journey Stories” in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution beginning June 25 in Jasper. This post is the first in a series that will highlight our own personal journey stories. Our stories may include how our ancestors traveled from far away lands to come to America, […]

From the Back Seat of a Station Wagon

The Alabama Humanities Foundation will sponsor a traveling exhibition called “Journey Stories” in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution beginning June 25 in Jasper. This post is the first in a series that will highlight our own personal journey stories. Our stories may include how our ancestors traveled from far away lands to come to America, […]

Weather Kid

In November of 2010 when the sixth-grader asks for our email addresses, we all, his grandparents, aunts and uncles, comply with this harmless request. This incident is forgotten until a few weeks later when we suddenly begin receiving frequent email updates of the impending snowstorm threat headed toward central Alabama. A check with local TV […]