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Healing the Warrior's Heart

Healing the Warrior's Heart

Healing the Warrior’s Heart examines the emotional trauma of war, known as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), through the...

Nebraska Chautauquans

Historic figures talk Free Land for 2014 Nebraska Chautauqua

For the last two weeks in June, Nebraskans have the opportunity to gather together for evenings of entertainment, history, and community-based heritage thanks to Humanities Nebraska’s Chautauqua program.

Proud to Be: Writings by American Warriors, Volume 2.

Veterans' Experience

NEH grants from across the agency support projects examining American veterans' experience of war and homecoming

"Segregation in Schools is Outlawed," The Russell Daily News, May 17, 1954

StoryCorps comes to Topeka, Kansas

The Kansas Humanities Council helps bring StoryCorps to Topeka in honor of the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education ruling. 

John Henry exhibit title panel, West Virginia Humanities Council

West Virginia Humanities Council taps local students to design traveling exhibits

West Virginia University design students help the WVHC design and construct traveling exhibits, benefitting audiences throughout the state.

World premiere of Ken Burns's THE ADDRESS

Vermont Humanities Council announces the world premiere of Ken Burns's "The Address"

Ken Burns's The Address will have its world premiere April 2nd at the Latchis Theatre in Brattleboro, Vermont. This special event will support the Vermont Humanities Council, the Greenwood School, and Latchis Theatre.

Unidos: Charlas de libros para niños y padres, program participants.

The Latino Experience

NEH-supported projects on Latino history, culture, and language.

Frederick Douglass mural, Washington, DC

Celebrating Black History Month with State Humanities Councils

Explore some of the events and programs the state humanities councils offer this February for Black History Month.

Posted: April 15, 2014

General Liability Insurance for State Humanities Councils

Federal/State Partnership provides each of the 56 state humanities councils three basic insurance policies as protection of the National Endowment for the Humanities' investment in the councils.

Posted: January 28, 2014

State Council Assessment and Review: A 5-Year Cycle Explained

Every five years, each state humanities council writes a forward-looking self-assessment report that considers the context in which the Council works, the humanities benefits and services it provides, and the Council's management and organizational effectiveness.

Posted: September 19, 2013

State Council Annual Compliance Reports

Each council submits an annual report on indicating its compliance with the legislated responsibilities of state humanities councils.

Posted: September 19, 2013

Notes from the 2013 Compliance Report

An overview of the report given to the Federal/State Partnership's National Council committee in July 2013.

Posted: January 28, 2013

Office of Grant Management's Guide to General Operating Support Grants for State Councils

General Operating Support grants are the primary way the Office of Federal/State Partnership provides funding to the 56 state and jurisdictional humanities councils.

Posted: January 27, 2013

Managing a State Humanities Council General Operating Support Grant

Budget allocation and general operating support grants: Federal/State Partnership's budget is a line item in the NEH federal allocation.

Posted: January 24, 2013

Notes from the 2012 Compliance Report

This is an overview of the report given to the Federal/State Partnership's National Council committee in July 2012.

Posted: October 23, 2014

California Reads: WHAT IT IS LIKE TO GO TO WAR

As part of Cal Humanities' War Comes Home: California Reads program, Karl Marlantes, New York Times bestselling author and Vietnam veteran, will begin a book tour for his compelling narrative What It Is Like To Go To War. The tour will start in Northern California in October 2014 and wrap up in Southern California in November 2014. The full scheduled is available on the Cal Humanities website.

Posted: October 23, 2014

The Great CT Caper

The Great Connecticut Caper is heating up! Gillette Castle has vanished and now it’s up to a couple of kids to piece together the clues and solve the mystery of its disappearance. Chapter One premieres on January 4, 2015.

Posted: October 23, 2014

Instagram: Images of Self and Society

How does Instagram shape the way we think about identity and image in culture today? What does the explosion of smartphone photography mean for photojournalism and photographic art? How might the platform suggest new forms of public engagement for artists, journalists and citizens? How do you engage with Instagram?

Posted: April 17, 2014

We Are One Inside Out: Utah Humanities Council's high school Clemente course changes peoples' perceptions

We Are One Inside Out is a public art project by 10-graders inspired by their teacher, Jorge Rojas, by a Utah Humanities Council Clemente Course on the history of public art, and by their participation in the national Achievement Via Individiual Determination (AVID) program.

Posted: March 6, 2014

A Day of Discussion and Sharing on Veterans Issues in Arizona

On March 29th in Phoenix, AZ, the general public is invited to the Arizona Veterans Showcase -- a day of sharing and discussion about the unique issues facing veterans, supported in part by the Arizona Humanities Council.

Posted: February 28, 2014

56 Ways to do the Public Humanities

State humanities councils share the enjoyment and study of the humanities around the country in fifty-six different ways.

Posted: February 26, 2014

Oklahoma Humanities Council supports a presentation on Cherokee Chief John Ross by noted author and scholar

The Oklahoma Humanities Council brings author and scholar Dr. Gary Moulton to Tahlequah, OK to discuss the life of Cherokee Chief John Ross.