WASHINGTON — The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) today announced a new grant opportunity that encourages the publication of nonfiction books that apply serious humanities scholarship to subjects of general interest and appeal. The new NEH Public Scholar awards support well-researched books in the humanities conceived and written to reach a broad readership. Books […]
SUPER Teacher programs are shaping up for 2015, and teachers across Alabama are encouraged to get involved in these free institutes that enhance the classroom experience for teachers and students alike. The schedule is: The Trojan War in Western Literature and Culture, June 8-11, 2015 4-day residential Troy University, Troy Lead Scholars: Noel Harold Kaylor, Jr., […]
Red Bay, Ashland, Andalusia, Fairhope, Northport and Wetumpka. No, they aren’t stops along the old Silver Comet’s train route, but they are destination points for an historic traveling exhibit from Washington, D.C. All six Alabama towns and cities have been chosen for The Way We Worked exhibit from the Smithsonian Institution in 2013-14 as part […]
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A reception Jan. 31 at the law offices of Balch and Bingham in Birmingham honored the 2013 officers and board of the Alabama Humanities Foundation. The first board meeting of the year followed the next morning at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. Chairman is John Rochester of Ashland, retired presiding Circuit Judge, Alabama’s 40 Circuit. […]
The Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts celebrated the recent opening of four winter exhibitions that will be on view through March, inviting guests to a delightful evening of art and cocktails. Four was the magic number as patrons of the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts gathered on a recent Thursday night to celebrate the museum’s […]
James “Jim” Noles Jr. likes to say studying the humanities can be a catalyst for going out and doing all kinds of great things. “Whether it is the study of literature, history or philosophy, then I think you have a pretty good chance of being inspired and going out to achieve something,” Noles said. Noles […]
We are proud to share with you the prominent role the National Endowment for the Humanities played in this past weekend’s Inauguration festivities. On Saturday January 19th, the NEH-funded radio program BackStory with the American History Guys held a live, public discussion of Inauguration History at the National Museum of American History. This event was […]