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Humanities on the Hill 2017

Guest Blog by Crissy Nettles Last week I was lucky enough to travel with AHF Executive Director Armand DeKeyser to Humanities on the Hill, a 3-day whirlwind of sharing ideas with staff and board members from other humanities councils and face-to-face meetings with our Congressional representatives and their staffs. We brought maps and graphics showing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Project Turn the Page

The Alabama Humanities Foundation wants to help public libraries and schools affected by the April tornadoes—and you can help too! Following the devastating tornadoes that ripped through our state in April, the Alabama Humanities Foundation (AHF) was awarded a $30,000 emergency grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to launch Project Turn the […]

AHF Board Member Offers Copy of Book for Donation to Foundation

For a minimum donation of $35 to the Alabama Humanities Foundation, you can request a limited, special edition copy of Cotton Mary, numbered and signed by AHF Board member and author Bob Whetstone. Send a personal check made out to “Alabama Humanities Foundation” and indicate in a letter, along with your mailing address, that you […]

Cotton Mary

AHF Recognizes Women’s History Month During March, we will feature a series of blog posts focusing on Women’s History Month. Please join us in the discussion and comment with your own opinions and tales. The woman came down from a field of red clay, And her cohorts were teeming with cotton and hay; And the […]

Christmas Appreciation

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. Most folks admire roses. Thorns and all. I love to hear “Remember the Rose Bowl, we’ll win then”…tears […]

A Christmas Farewell

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. Dolores Hydock’s one-woman performance of Truman Capote’s A Christmas Memory is a Christmas tradition in Alabama. The young […]