Programs

Current Initiatives
National Partners
Local Partners
Subjects
Audiences
Councils

PROGRAM: Danger Close

Alaska

Anchorage, AK – [workshop, discussion] Danger Close is a joint project of 49 Writers and the Alaska Humanities Forum to build community and forge connections between military and civilian participants through writing workshops. (Veterans, Public)

PROGRAM: Kindling Conversation

Alaska

Select Locations, AK – [reading and discussion] Kindling Conversation is an opportunity to bring people together in communities for short, thoughtful discussions on themes central to Alaskan life. (Public)

#HumCitizen: Attention Matters

Alaska

Anchorage & Utqlagvick, AK – [workshops, conversation] In partnership with the Alaska Press Club, the Forum will kick off a series of workshops at the Press Club Conference in Anchorage, which will be followed by two more community workshops. The Forum will develop a toolkit and encourage additional community conversations through micro-grants. (Public)

PROGRAM: Alaska State Writer Laureate

Alaska

2016 to 2018 – [statewide] Congratulations to Ernestine Hayes, current Writer Laureate. Her project is “Container of Stories,” a writing workshop available across the state. (Workshop, Award)

PROGRAM: Educator Cross Cultural Immersion

Alaska

May to Sept. 2017 – [Kake] A program to help public school educators in Alaska better serve their Alaska Native students. (Training)

GRANT: General Information

Alaska

The Alaska Humanities Forum 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)

PROGRAM: Leadership Anchorage

Alaska

Sept. 7, 2017 – [Anchorage] A leadership program working through the lens of the humanities.
(Workshop)

PROGRAM: Take Wing Alaska

Alaska

2017 – [Anchorage, Fairbanks] Take Wing Alaska works with juniors and seniors to pursue further education after high school.(Workshop)

PROGRAM: Alaska Salmon Fellows

Alaska

2017 to 2018 – [statewide] A program bringing Alaskans together to focus on the dwindling salmon population and its’ importance in the states economy and culture. (Reading & Discussion, Workshop)

PROGRAM: Sister School Exchange

Alaska

Ongoing – [statewide] A program that promotes understanding through cross-cultural exchanges for teenage students. (Workshop)

PROGRAM: Governor’s Awards for the Arts and Humanities

Alaska

Statewide, AK – [award] An annual partnership between the Alaska Humanities Forum, the Alaska State Council on the Arts, the Alaska Arts and Culture Foundation, and the Office of the Governor to recognize and honor noteworthy contributions to the arts and humanities in Alaska. Nominations are open for the 2019 awards. (Public)

RESOURCE: FORUM Magazine

Alaska

Ongoing – [online] A magazine focused on Alaskan stories and important topics. (Magazine)

PROGRAM: Creating Cultural Competence (C3)

Alaska

June 2017 – [statewide] A program for rural community teachers to better explore and understand the environment and culture around them. (Workshop)

PROGRAM: AK The Bill of Rights and You

Alaska

2016 – [Archived] 30 Alaskan schools 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)

OVERVIEW: Alaska Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Activities

Alaska

2016 – [Archived] The Alaska Humanities Forum created a number of events in conjunction with the 2016 Alaska Press Club Conference featuring NYT Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Cliff Levy, as well as a series of events featuring Pulitzer Prize-winning composer John Luther Adams. (Pulitzer Prizes Campfires, State Overview)

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