Programs

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#HumCitizen: The Anatomy of Change

New York

New York City, NY – [panel] A four-part series of public programs that presents a “forensic” approach to the examination of Pulitzer Prize works of non-fiction with author panels organized around provocative themes: migration & housing, climate change, racial discrimination, & truth and lies in politics. (Public)

PROGRAM: NY Reading and Discussion

New York

Select Locations, NY – [reading and discussion] Participants read a series of thematically-linked texts over the course of four, five, or six sessions. Topics include, race, gender, American history, and more. At each session participants discuss the text facilitated by a trained scholar. (Public)

PROGRAM: WAMC’s Ideas Matter

New York

Ongoing – [radio] Tune in to WAMC every other Friday at 10:35 am to hear “Ideas Matter: Checking In with the Public Humanities,” segment on “The Roundtable” featuring guests and host Joe Donahue discussing important ideas and why they matter. (Radio)

PROGRAM: Disaster Prepardness

New York

Ongoing – [statewide] Following Hurricane Sandy, the council cut its first disaster relief check in just 13 days by streamlining processes & making it easier for cultural institutions to focus on rebuilding. (Resource)

PROGRAM: Humanities Centers Initiative

New York

Ongoing – [statewide] A partnership between the council, university humanities centers, and graduate students to integrate the public and academic humanities. Grants available (Training, Grant Opportunity)

PROGRAM: Democracy in Dialogue

New York

Ongoing – [online videos] This initiative featured Town-Hall conversations that linked local realities to national issues including migration, race, segregation, and gender equality. (Resource)

RESOURCE: Facilitator Training

New York

Ongoing – [statewide] Webinars and in-person trainings available for facilitators through the Humanities NY website and staff. (Training/Workshop)

PROGRAM: NY Public Scholars

New York

Ongoing – [statewide] The Public Scholars program provides organizations an opportunity to apply to have scholars engage current and new audiences. Presentations explore topics with historical content and contemporary relevance. (Lecture)

PROGRAM: NY Community Conversations

New York

Ongoing – [statewide] Community Conversations bring people together for short, thoughtful discussions on themes central to American life. Micro-grants available. (Conversation)

GRANT: NY Action Grants

New York

Ongoing – [statewide] HNY Action Grants are matching funds for project implementation with funds up to $5,000 available. (Grant Opportunity)

GRANT: NY Vision Grants

New York

Ongoing – [statewide] HNY Vision Grants are used to seed funding for project development. Funds up to $1,500 available. (Grant Opportunity)

OVERVIEW: NY Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

New York

2016 – [Archived] A three-part series dedicated to the celebration of the Pulitzer Prizes centennial featuring Pulitzer Prize winners and educational resources. Videos available. (Resource, Lecture)

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