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Pulitzer Prize winning author to discuss new documentary in Birmingham

Douglas Blackmon, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Slavery By Another Name, will discuss his new documentary film, The Harvest, in Birmingham on Thursday, July 12, 6pm @ Ramsay High School in Birmingham. AHF would like to thank our media partner WBHM for their support. Their News Director Gigi Douban will moderate the event. This event, presented by Alabama […]

Press Release: Alabama Humanities Foundation Announces 2017 SUPER Teacher Schedule

For Immediate Release:                   February 8, 2017 Contact: T.C. McLemore tcmclemore@alabamahumanities.org; (205) 558-3999 Birmingham, Ala.—Registration is now live for our 2017 SUPER Teacher Workshops and Institutes. For over 25 years, AHF has partnered with archivists, scholars, higher education institutions, and historic sites to deliver unique and engaging professional […]

“Journey Proud” highlights the people, customs and traditions of Alabama

Journey Proud highlights the people, customs and traditions of Alabama. Alabama citizens if all ages will enjoy the experience of viewing and learning about the rich, diverse cultural traditions that make Alabama a special place! Gourd Houses, Decoration Day, Camp Fasola. Journey Proud will air on Alabama Public Television. The series is funded, in part, by a grant from Alabama Humanities […]

National Arts and Humanities Month

There are two weeks left in October, two weeks more of National Arts and Humanities Month. As the president said in 2009, “Throughout our nation’s history, the power of the arts and humanities to move people has built bridges and enriched lives, bringing individuals and communities together through the resonance of creative expression. It is […]

Family Gives Us Holiday Comedy

In honor of the holidays, AHF will explore contributions to literature, film, art and other humanities disciplines in the name of holiday spirit! Or, through the art of storytelling, we will tell you our favorite Christmas memories. Today’s post is a guest submission by Lida Stewart, wife of Executive Director Robert Stewart. These events would […]

A White Christmas for All

In honor of the holidays, AHF will explore contributions to literature, film, art and other humanities disciplines in the name of holiday spirit! Or, through the art of storytelling, we will tell you our favorite Christmas memories. It’s that time of year again! The malls have been decorated for close to a month now, Christmas […]

Monroeville Musings

Driving into Monroeville, Ala., is a little like stepping back in time. The grand courthouse that sits in the center of the town’s square is so beautiful, and so picturesque, it’s no wonder Hollywood came here when preparing to film “To Kill a Mockingbird” to see Harper Lee’s inspiration for themselves. The courtroom inside the […]

SUPER Emerging Scholars Explore Philly’s Soul

How film and movie scores transport audiences This post is written in honor of National Arts and Humanities Month. We are highlighting different humanities topics that we are passionate about and hope you’ll share your passions with us too! Students that attended AHF’s SUPER Emerging Scholars institute at the University of Alabama last summer recently […]