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City of Literature documentary premieres in Iowa City

How did Iowa City become a hub for creative writing? The documentary City of Literature answers that question.

Posted: July 19, 2012
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Utah Humanities Council honored by the American Association for State and Local History for Museum Interpretation Initiative

Each year, the American Association for State and Local History honors individuals and institutions that have achieved a high standard of excellence in the collection, preservation, and interpretation of state and local history.

Posted: July 16, 2012
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Alaska Humanities Forum selects new President/CEO

The Alaska Humanities Forum Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Nina Kemppel will be the new President/CEO of the Forum.

Posted: July 9, 2012
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Maine Humanities Council selects new Executive Director

The Board of Directors for the Maine Humanities Council selected Hayden W. Anderson, Ph.D of Portland as its new Executive Director.

Posted: July 8, 2012
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Kansas Humanities Council Announces New Partnership with the Eisenhower Presidential Library and the Kansas Town Hall Program

Inspired by President Dwight D. Eisenhower's interest in the promotion of the ideals of our nation, the Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum's Kansas Town Hall program is dedicated to finding ways to encourage citizens to engage in and learn more about issues facing Americans today.

Posted: June 27, 2012
One Evening in Maine: A Celebration of Robert McCloskey
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Join the Maine Humanities Council for One Evening in Maine: A Celebration of Robert McCloskey

One Evening in Maine is a benefit dinner to support the MHC's programs for educators and at-risk populations on the 60th anniversary of McCloskey's book.

Posted: June 27, 2012
Reading Frederick Douglass event, Boston, MA
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Reading Frederick Douglass in Massachusetts

"What, to the American slave, is your Fourth of July?" --Frederick Douglass, 1852 Posted: June 25, 2012
Federal/State Partnership: NEH & State Councils Working Together
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Big Tent Chautauquas. Teacher Professional Development. Book Festivals. MoMS Exhibits. Program Officers Meeting.

See some of the things state humanities councils are up to this summer.

Posted: June 18, 2012
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Four Souls: Stories from America’s Borders

The North Dakota Humanities Council honors writer Louis Erdrich with a symposium August 23 and 24. She will be joined by former Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky, poet Naomi Shahib Nye, and writer Luis Alberto Urrea.

Posted: June 14, 2012
First Marianas History Conference: One Archipelago, Many Stories
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The First Marianas History Conference coming June 14-16, 2012

The Northern Marianas Humanities Councils sponsors the first ever Marianas History Conference, spotlighting the islands' local history.

Posted: June 7, 2012