Formally known as the Speakers Bureau, the Florida Humanities Speaker Series provides funding, promotional support, audience-building and capacity-building opportunities for organizations interested in hosting a series of public humanities programs.
To eligible organizations, the council will provide:
- $5,000 to host four public programs
- A roster of high-quality humanities presenters to choose from
- A comprehensive press kit, including banners, sample press releases, posters, postcards and other promotional items to help promote and brand the Florida Humanities Speaker Series
- Statewide promotion of the organizations’ programming through the various Florida Humanities Council channels
In February, the council is providing the following programs focused on Black History Month, including:
- Feb 16, 28 – The African Diaspora Experience in Florida (Lincolnville Museum and Cultural Center)
- Feb 16, 25 – Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Comes to Life (Hendry Glades Center of Florida – SW State College)
- Feb 16 – An Evening of Jazz and Multicolored Memories (The Thomas Center)
- Feb 17 – Race and Change Across Cultures and Generations: Florida Stories (Reitz Student Union)
(As pulled from the Florida Humanities Council website)
Questions? Check out the council’s FAQ page on the series.