Programs

Current Initiatives
National Partners
Local Partners
Subjects
Audiences
Councils

#HumCitizen: Journalism and Media Literacy: Fostering Informed Citizens

North Carolina

Statewide, NC – [varies] This initiative will develop engaging and accessible programs highlighting the role of media and journalism in illuminating historical, social, and ethical issues critical to a flourishing, democratic society. Program elements include a teen conference, summits, workshops, rural outreach, new speaker bureau themes, and webinars, among others. (Youth, Public)

PROGRAM: Linda Flowers Literary Award

North Carolina

Statewide, NC – [award] Annual literary contests whose submissions explore the experiences and culture of North Carolina. (Public)

PROGRAM: John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities

North Carolina

Statewide, NC – [award] For more than 25 years the John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities, the North Carolina Humanities Council’s highest honor, has celebrated individuals who have strengthened the educational, cultural, and civic life of North Carolinians through their life’s work. (Public)

PROGRAM: Museum on Main Street

North Carolina

Statewide, NC – [exhibit] Museum on Main Street (MoMS) is a partnership of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) and state humanities councils nationwide. MoMS offers rural communities and small towns access to nationally-recognized exhibits from the Smithsonian while also allowing each site to showcase their distinct, local traditions. MoMS is funded by the United States Congress and brought to North Carolinians through the North Carolina Humanities Council. (Rural Communities

PROGRAM: Veterans Reading Groups

North Carolina

Statewide, NC – [reading and discussion] A small-group reading and discussion series for NC veterans. (Public)

PROGRAM: Let’s Talk About It

North Carolina

Statewide, NC – [reading and discussion] A reading and discussion program designed for public libraries that bring scholars and community members together to explore how selected books, films, or poetry, illuminate a particular humanities theme. (Public)

GRANT: General Information

North Carolina

North Carolina 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)

ARCHIVED: Journey in the New South

North Carolina

Statewide, NC – [discussion] The North Carolina Humanities Council’s 2017 special initiative Journey in the New South engaged North Carolina communities in conversations that used the state’s cultural heritage (foodways, music, literature, history) and humanities scholarship to create spaces for cross-cultural interactions. (Public

ARCHIVED: North Carolina Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Activities

North Carolina

Ongoing – [resource] The North Carolina Humanities Council launched PulitzerNC, a multifaceted program with events across the state to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Prizes. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires, State Overview)

PROGRAM: Road Scholars

North Carolina

Statewide, NC – [presentation/lecture, discussion] Humanities-based community speaker’s bureau featuring diverse lectures focused on issues of history, literature, philosophy and other disciplines. (Public)

PROGRAM: Literature & Medicine

North Carolina

Ongoing – [statewide] Engaging more than 2,000 healthcare professionals working in hospitals across the nation in reading and discussion groups. (Reading and Discussion)

ARCHIVED: North Carolina The Bill of Rights and You

North Carolina

2016 – [Archived] 15 North Carolina venues hosted copies of the 225th Anniversary of the Bill of Rights pop-up display created by the National Archives. (National Archives, Bill of Rights, Exhibit)

PROGRAM: Harlan Joel Gradin Award for Excellence in the Public Humanities

North Carolina

Statewide, NC – [award] Annual award honoring outstanding humanities-based projects funded by North Carolina Humanities Council that reflect and affirm its mission. (Public)

PROGRAM: Teacher Workshops

North Carolina

Ongoing – [statewide] Professional development opportunities for educators to invigorate their teaching practice. (Workshops)

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