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#HumCitizen: Democracy and the Future of Journalism

Nebraska

Statewide, NE – [community conversations] Humanities Nebraska will organize six community conversations with a moderated panel of journalists in urban, suburban, and rural areas to consider the state of modern-day journalism and its impact on the lives of Nebraskans and their communities. (Public)

PROGRAM: Nebraska Warrior Writers

Nebraska

Feb. 25 to May 6, 2017 – [Omaha, NE] Six biweekly sessions focused on developing writing strategies and skills for veterans. (Workshop)

PROGRAM: Capitol Forum on America’s Future

Nebraska

March 27, 2017 – [statewide] A program empowering students to get involved with the American democratic process and examine issues facing the nation. (Discussion)

PROGRAM: National History Day

Nebraska

April 18, 2017 – [Lincoln, NE] The 2017 Nebraska State Contest will be held in April. National History Day is a year-long statewide education program that engages students grades 6-12 in the discovery of history. (National History Day, Competition)

GRANT OPPORTUNITY: Mini Grants

Nebraska

May 1, 2017 – [Deadline] Learn more about Humanities Nebraska’s Mini Grants, funding up to $2,000. (Grant Opportunity)

GRANT OPPORTUNITY: Media Grants

Nebraska

June 15, 2017 – [Deadline] Learn more about Humanities Nebraska’s Media Grants. (Grant Opportunity)

PROGRAM: Chautauqua

Nebraska

June 15-18, 21-24, 2017 – [Seward & Nebraska City, NE] Scholarly portrayals of historical figures for public programs and presentations focused on the Great War. (Performance, Presentation, Workshops)

GRANT OPPORTUNITY: Major Grants

Nebraska

August 1, 2017 – [Deadline] Learn more about Humanities Nebraska’s Major Grants. (Grant Opportunity)

PROGRAM: Governor’s Lecture in the Humanities

Nebraska

September 2017 – [Omaha, NE] An annual lecture featuring a renowned speaker and preceded by a benefits dinner that is free and open to the public. (Lecture)

PROGRAM: Nebraska State Poet

Nebraska

2013-2018 – [statewide] A five-year renewable term as an advocate for poetry, literacy, and literature in Nebraska. (Award)

PROGRAM: Sower Award in Humanities

Nebraska

Ongoing – [statewide] An award for those that have made a contribution to public understanding of the humanities. (Award)

PROGRAM: PRIME TIME Family Reading Time

Nebraska

Ongoing – [statewide] A program for underserved children and families to connect together through reading and discussing books. (Reading & Discussion)

PROGRAM: Humanities Nebraska Speakers Bureau

Nebraska

Ongoing – [statewide] Experts offer nearly 300 humanities programs through the Speakers Bureau. (Resource, Presentations/Lectures)

PROGRAM: Nebraska Literary Tour

Nebraska

Ongoing – [online] A free downloadable app that provides a tour of the authors, corresponding places, and information related to Nebraska. (App)

PROGRAM: NE The Bill of Rights and You

Nebraska

2017 – [Archived] 186 Nebraska locations responded to the council’s invitation to host copies of the 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights pop-up display created by the National Archives. (National Archives, Bill of Rights, Exhibit)

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