find-a-council-2

What Are The Public Humanities?

We’d like to show you!

Below is a searchable database featuring council programs and grant opportunities. If you see a program you like, click on it to learn more. Check out some of our recent initiatives, such as the Bill of Rights partnership with the National Archives or The Campfires Initiative, a partnership with The Pulitzer Prizes to celebrate its 100th anniversary. You can also filter the database by audience, subject, and council.

Slider_PulitzerLogo_10.2015

The Pulitzer Prizes Centennial

Campfires Initiative

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prizes, the state humanities councils partnered with The Pulitzer Prizes to launch a series of "Campfires" across the nation. These events brought more than 200 Pulitzer Prize-winning individuals in person to more than 700 public events, with hundreds of thousands more tuning in digitally.

VIEW THE PROGRAMS

Current Initiatives
National Partners
Local Partners
Subjects
Audiences
Councils

SPOTLIGHT: The Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Partnership

2016 – [nationwide] The Federation and The Pulitzer Prizes partnered to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Prizes in 2016 with more than 700 live public events, radio and television programming, and other council programs nationwide featuring over 350 Pulitzer Prize winners and their works and addressing topics from investigative reporting to editorial cartooning to literature, music, and theater. (Pulitzer Prizes, Campfires)

OVERVIEW: California Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

California

2016 – [Archived] To celebrate the Pulitzer Prizes centennial, California Humanities created a series of events, On the Road with California Humanities, featuring six Pulitzer-prize winners in conversation with notable thinkers about contemporary issues. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires Initiative, State Overview)

OVERVIEW: Alaska Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Activities

Alaska

2016 – [Archived] The Alaska Humanities Forum created a number of events in conjunction with the 2016 Alaska Press Club Conference featuring NYT Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Cliff Levy, as well as a series of events featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Luther Adams. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires, State Overview)

OVERVIEW: Texas Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

Texas

June- Sept. 2016 – [Archived] To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prizes, Humanities Texas hosted five public lectures across the state featuring Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires, State Overview)

OVERVIEW: South Dakota Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

South Dakota

2016 – [Archived] A combination of 13 in-person Prize winners at events and several blogs, broadcast interviews, and essays published about Prize winners visiting the state, the South Dakota Humanities Council saturated 2016 with programs to celebrate the Pulitzer centennial. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires, State Overview)

OVERVIEW: New Hampshire Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Activities

New Hampshire

2016 – [Archived] To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prizes, NH Humanities invited two Prize-winning editorial cartoonists to present at a number of events, including a panel discussion, conference, and radio program. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires, State Overview)

OVERVIEW: New Mexico Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

New Mexico

2016 – [Archived] The New Mexico Humanities Council developed a reading and discussion group for libraries that focused on five Pulitzer Prize winning works and that encouraged readers to complete the series within five months. A blog was developed to complement the series. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires, State Overview)

OVERVIEW: Utah Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

Utah

2016 – [Archived] To celebrate Pulitzer’s Centennial, Utah Humanities partnered with The Salt Lake Tribune and two public radio stations to offer a diverse array of public programs and events. (Pulitzer Prize Campfires, State Overview)

OVERVIEW: North Dakota Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

North Dakota

Jan. – Dec. 2016 – [Archived] To celebrate the Pulitzer Prizes centennial, the North Dakota Humanities Council incorporated the Pulitzer Prize Centennial into all of their programming for 2016, including a capstone event with their annual GameChanger conference. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires Initiative)

OVERVIEW: Wyoming Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

Wyoming

2017 – [online] Archived articles that feature important journalistic events, achievements, and people of Wyoming (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires, State Overview)

OVERVIEW: Nevada Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

Nevada

2016-17 – [Archived] Nevada Humanities produced 24 events and one radio program that featured 13 Pulitzer Prize-recognized authors, journalists, and individuals. Events occurred throughout the state. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires, State Overview)

OVERVIEW: Montana Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

Montana

Jan. – Sept. 2016 – [Archived] Humanities Montana conducted a series of programs, from writers workshops in schools to lectures at the state book festival, on Pulitzer Prize winning poetry from Montana writers to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer prizes. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires Initiative)

OVERVIEW: Oklahoma Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

Oklahoma

2016-17 – [Archived] To celebrate the Pulitzer centennial, OK Humanities enlisted three scholars to develop Pulitzer-themed “Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma” reading and discussion series for libraries and other nonprofits. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires, State Overview)

OVERVIEW: Mississippi Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

Mississippi

Jan. – Dec. 2016 – [Jackson, Oxford, Hattiesburg, Natchez, Clarksdale] To celebrate the Pulitzer Prizes centennial, the Mississippi Humanities Council produced three series of Pulitzer related programs, focusing on journalism, drama, and literature. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires Initiative)

OVERVIEW: South Carolina Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

South Carolina

2016 – [Archived] To commemorate the Pulitzer Prize centennial, SC Humanities partnered with SCETV, SC Public Radio and the University of South Carolina to present, “From the Jazz Age to the Digital Age: Pulitzer Prize Winners in South Carolina.” (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires, State Overview)