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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
Bicyclists in Portland
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Rolling Through the Future of Media in Oregon

With hundreds of newspapers disappearing in the last decade, how and where will Americans get local news?

Posted: June 7, 2012
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Kansas Humanities Council receives an award from the Library of Congress

In January 2012, the Boeing Company announced plans to close Wichita's aircraft manufacturing plant after 85 years of operation, leaving many Kansans to wonder: What will happen to the "Air Capital of the World" without the Boeing plant?

Posted: May 22, 2012