AHF Board member Jim Noles has written an article entitled “A fitting tribute: ‘They call this place America’” for the Chicago Tribune. Be sure to read it here. To read more about Jim, visit the AHF website for his bio.
The fall season of literary festivals in the South officially begins each year with the Tennessee Williams Tribute and Tour of Victorian Homes in Columbus, Miss., an official city along the Southern Literary Trail, a project funded by AHF, and birthplace of the playwright. This year’s edition begins on September 7 and continues through September […]
Recently, while browsing the Internet, I stumbled across the website of a very interesting research unit at the University of Virginia. The name of the unit is the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities, and their goal, according to the website, is “to explore and develop information technology as a tool for scholarly humanities […]
The topic of a major 2009 SUPER Teacher Institute is one that SUPER participants have consistently requested the past 7+ years I have served as manager of this program. The Institute, which runs June 28-July 3, will discuss “Slavery in Alabama: Public Amnesia and Historical Memory,” and is a partnership project of the Alabama Humanities […]
The president has nominated Jame Leach as the National Endowment for the Humanities chairman. Some observers may be surprised by the choice (Leach is a Republican)–but I doubt party lines mean much for our small national agency. What we’re most interested in is a chairman who will see the value of our work with the […]