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Press Release: Alabama Humanities Foundation Announces 2017 SUPER Teacher Schedule

For Immediate Release:                   February 8, 2017 Contact: T.C. McLemore; (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 […]

Young Professionals Board presents “Rojo Night”

Join AHF’s Young Professionals Board at “Rojo Night” on Tuesday, Aug. 26 from 5 to 10 pm. Rojo is a Latin American Restaurant, located on 2921 Highland Ave. S, Birmingham, Alabama 35205. Don’t forget to ask for an AHF ticket before placing your order. Rojo is donating 10% of the night’s proceeds to Alabama Humanities Foundation. AHF would […]

2013 Awards Luncheon

[scrollGallery id=4]   Alabama Humanities Foundation Annual Awards Luncheon is shaping up to feature an all-star cast Monday, Oct. 7, at noon at Birmingham’s The Club. Best-selling author and Pulitzer Prize finalist Winston Groom will be keynote speaker, and renowned multi-instrumentalist Bobby Horton will be presented with the 2013 Alabama Humanities Award. AHF will also award […]

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 […]

Scrapbook showcases milestones celebrated

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. […]

Writers Forum honors Priscilla Hancock Cooper

This October, the Alabama Writers’ Forum began its 16th year of Writing Our Stories, the award-winning creative writing program for adjudicated youth in Alabama. As the final event of the season, the AWF and the Department of Youth Services honored teaching writer Priscilla Hancock Cooper, mother of AHF board member Dafina Ward. Priscilla is a teaching writer at […]

AHF honors Nicolosi and Mockingbird stamp

We had a great crowd at the home of Dr. Chandler and Jane Paris Smith to honor Nicolosi and his new USPS pictorial cancellation stamp and cachet envelope commemorating the 50th anniversary of the film classic, To Kill a Mockingbird. Designed exclusively for the USPS by Nicolosi, the stamp and envelope were unveiled on the […]