PROGRAM: IHC Distinguished Humanities Lectures and Dinners

Presented by:
Idaho Humanities Council
National Partner: The Pulitzer Prizes Subject: African American/Black, History, Journalism, Other, Varies Audience: All

The Idaho Humanities Council has brought nationally recognized historians, journalists, and novelists to Idaho annually since 1997 for the IHC’s Distinguished Humanities Lecture and Dinner, which began in Boise as a way to increase the awareness of the humanities in the Boise Valley. Due to continued and overwhelming success, the IHC board decided to implement regional events in Coeur d’Alene beginning in 2004 and in Idaho Falls in 2008.

Upcoming Speakers:

Past Speakers Included:

  • Isabel Wilkerson, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist in 2014 (Boise, ID)
  • Jess Walter, best-selling author in 2014 (Coeur d’Alene, ID)
  • Diane McWhorter, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer in 2015 (Idaho Falls, ID)