Programs

Current Initiatives
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Audiences
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PROGRAM: Next Indiana Campfires

Indiana

Statewide, IN – [hiking, adventure] Next Indiana Campfires pairs literature with the outdoors to ignite conversations about Indiana’s future. This program was created in 2016 as part of the Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires initiative, received a Schwartz Prize in 2017, and was granted funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation as part of the Federation’s “Democracy and the Informed Citizen” initiative. (Public)

PROGRAM: Quantum Leap – Sound Bites

Indiana

Statewide, IN – [podcast] Sound Bites — a bi-weekly series of five-minute-long audio stories that share moments of scientific discovery, creation, and innovation in Indiana’s past and present. This program is part of Quantum Leap, an Indiana Humanities initiative that encourages Hoosiers to explore the bridge between the humanities, science, STEM, and medicine. (Public)

#HumCitizen: Next Indiana Campfires: Using Environmental Writing to Better Inform Hoosiers

Indiana

Statewide, IN – [hikes, discussion] Indiana Humanities will use nature and literature to help Hoosiers connect to the land and discuss how to be informed and active citizens. A special trek for journalists will also take place. (Public)

PROGRAM: Quantum Leap – The Quest

Indiana

Statewide, IN – [reading and discussion] This program is part of Quantum Leap, an Indiana Humanities initiative that encourages Hoosiers to explore the bridge between the humanities, science, STEM and medicine.

PROGRAM: One State/One Story Frankenstein

Indiana

Statewide, IN – A yearlong initiative commemorating the 200 anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. This program is apart of Quantum Leap, an Indiana Humanities initiative that encourages Hoosiers to explore the bridge between the humanities, science, STEM, and medicine. (Varies)

PROGRAM: Next Indiana Bicentennial Programs

Indiana

2017 – [statewide] A series of programs celebrating the state’s bicentennial, including podcasts, literature hikes, toolkits, reading and discussion groups, and a new documentary; among others. (Podcasts, Documentary Film, Hikes, Book Discussion)

GRANT OPPORTUNITY: IN Humanities Initiative

Indiana

July 2017 – [deadline] Learn more about Indiana Humanities’ Humanities Initiative grants (funding up to $2,000) for humanities-related public programs. (Grant Opportunity)

PROGRAM: Quantum Leap

Indiana

Statewide, IN – Quantum Leap is an Indiana Humanities initiative that encourages Hoosiers to explore the bridge between the humanities, science, STEM, and medicine. Current programs of this initiative include, Books, Booze, & Brains, Frankenstein, Inconversation, The Quest, and Sound Bites. (Various)

GRANT: Next Indiana Examining Ethics Podcast Series

Indiana

Ongoing – [resource] A three-part series examining the history of Indiana and the ethical questions that helped build the state today. Topics include incarceration, immigration, and infrastructure. (Podcasts)

PROGRAM: Next Indiana Bookshelf

Indiana

Ongoing – [statewide] 55 organizations are partnering with the council to host the Next Indiana Bookshelf, a collection of 13 titles connected to Indiana. (Reading and Discussion)

PROGRAM: ALL-IN

Indiana

Ongoing – [statewide] A first-of-its-kind digitally based program and tool for community engagement. (Resource, Community Conversations)

PROGRAM: INconversation

Indiana

Ongoing – [Indianapolis, IN] A small, intimate group engaging in insightful conversations with some of the nation’s most intriguing thought leaders. (Q&A, Discussion)

PROGRAM: Novel Conversations

Indiana

Ongoing – [statewide] A free statewide lending library for Indiana organizations and individuals. (Resource, Reading and Discussion)

GRANT: Hoosiers: The Story of Indiana

Indiana

Ongoing – [resource] A four-part documentary series that traces the development of the state of Indiana from its birth through the 21st Century. (Documentary Film)

GRANT: INCommon

Indiana

February 2017 – [statewide] Grantees will be notified of their award for the NEH Humanities and the Legacy of Race and Ethnicity grant program. (Grant Opportunity)

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