Eight state humanities councils received a total of more than $1.4 million from NEH’s Humanities in the Public Square to conduct programs across the nation.
Through the use of documentary films, councils across the country are reaching new audiences and sharing previously untold stories of our nation in ways that challenge our understanding of history while promoting community engagement.
See what councils across the country are doing to celebrate poetry!
More than 20 councils are hosting 68 Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires events through more than 35 programs around the country.
Across the country, council are running programs related to women’s history including sponsoring documentary films, performing living history presentation, recording oral histories and connecting communities to its history.
From mountain sports, adventure journalism, war, political cartoons, incarceration and poetry, to reading, discussion, listening and understanding, council programs touch upon a diverse set of topics for this month’s Pulitzer Campfires programming.
Pulitzer and the Federation of State Humanities Councils kick-off the 2016 launch of the Pulitzer Centennial and Campfires Initiative
The 2015 Schwartz Prize winners include California Humanities, Maryland Humanities Council and Humanities Montana.
Forty-Six State Humanities Councils Awarded Funding for Pulitzer Prizes Centennial Campfires Initiative
Awards total more than $1.5 million for grassroots programming in celebration of the Pulitzer’s Centennial.
For more than thirty years, the Federation of State Humanities Councils and its members have worked closely with NEH to increase the impact of the humanities in public life.
Celebrating our partner, their work and how the humanities bring us together in a social media thunderstorm that reached more than 3 million people!