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#HumCitizen: Democracy and the Informed Citizen

Idaho

Boise, Twin Falls, Idaho Falls, ID – [lectures] A series of three Distinguished Humanities Lectures focused on journalism and what it means to be an informed citizen will feature Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists and will be open to the public. (Public)

PROGRAM: IHC Distinguished Humanities Lectures and Dinners

Idaho

September 2017 – [Coeur d’Alene & Boise] Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham and National Book Award winner and New Yorker staff writer Evan Osnos will present in Coeur d’Alene and Boise. (Lecture)

GRANT: General Information

Idaho

The Idaho Humanities Council offers a variety of grant opportunities. Visit the council’s website to learn more about the types of grants offered, eligibility requirements, and application deadlines. (Public)

RESOURCE: Curriculum Guides and Resources for Idaho Teachers

Idaho

Ongoing – [online] Free resources and curriculum guides for Idaho teachers. (Resource)

RESOURCE: Voces Hispanas – Hispanic Voices of Idaho

Idaho

Ongoing – [resource] A project to preserve, document, and encourage further research on the rich heritage of Idaho’s Hispanic community. (Publication, Oral History)

RESOURCE: Borne on Air

Idaho

Ongoing – [online] Idaho’s best writers were challenged to describe their personal relationship to air – the “holy element.” Part of a series about the elements of water, fire, earth, and air. (Publication)

RESOURCE: Dishrag Soup & Poverty Cake

Idaho

Ongoing – [resource] A collection of essays and recipes by 43 contributors about something everyone has in common – great stories about food. (Publication)

PROGRAM: Outstanding Achievement Awards

Idaho

Ongoing – [statewide] An award for an individual and/or organization for Outstanding Achievement in the Humanities. (Award)

RESOURCE: Nuestros Corridos: Latinos in Idaho

Idaho

Ongoing – [resource] Published in a bilingual edition, Nuestros Corridos features two CDs (27 corridos) and an illustrated spiral-bound book. (Publication)

RESOURCE: Idaho Wilderness Considered Anthology

Idaho

Ongoing – [resource] An anthology of essays, photos, and other reflections in commemoration of the 50th anniversary o fthe Wilderness Act. 25 Idahoans contributed including US Congressman Mike Simpson and Idaho Governor Cecil Andrus. (Publication)

PROGRAM: Let’s Talk About It Library Program

Idaho

Ongoing – [statewide] This program brings together scholars and adult readers in libraries to read and discuss literature. (Reading and Discussion)

PROGRAM: Speakers Bureau

Idaho

Ongoing – [statewide] A group of scholars who are available and willing to travel throughout the state for special events. (Lecture, Resource)

PROGRAM: Summer Teacher Institute

Idaho

Summer 2018 – [Boise, ID] A week-long, summer residential institute for Idaho teachers of all grades and disciplines. (Workshop)

PROGRAM: ID Water/Ways

Idaho

2017 – [Archived] A free traveling exhibit that offers a multi-faceted look into the importance of water: it’s spiritual, cultural and social significance, it’s power to make energy, how it shapes the landscape, why its important to protect this finite resource. (Traveling Exhibit)

OVERVIEW: Idaho Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

Idaho

2016 – [Archived] In commemoration of the Pulitzer Centennial in 2016, the Idaho Humanities Council brought three Pulitzer Prize-winning historians to three regions of the state to speak about their work. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires Initiative, State Overview)

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