Welcome to the Idaho Humanities Council, celebrating its 40th year in Idaho, connecting you to programs, grant opportunities, and resources that promote greater public awareness, appreciation and understanding of literature, history, philosophy, jurisprudence, and other humanities disciplines.
The IHC seeks to deepen understanding of human experience by connecting people with ideas, by encouraging civility and good citizenship, and by initiating community conversations about ideas that enlighten us about the past and light our way toward wisdom and a meaningful future.
LAST CALL! TEACHERS SIGN UP NOW!!
In commemoration of Idaho's sesquicentennial, IHC will sponsor a series of four two-day regional workshops exploring Idaho territorial history for K-12 teachers starting in June of 2013. The workshops will be held in Boise, Lewiston, Pocatello, and Coeur d'Alene.
There is some space at each site. Please contact Cindy Wang - firstname.lastname@example.org - if you are interested in attending.
Visit our site often to learn about programs and events in your area of the state. Humanities Events Calendar.
Mon, March 4 2013
Last Call for Teachers to Sign up for Workshops Exploring Idaho Territorial History
LAST CALL: The Idaho Humanities Council will continue to accept participants for the two-day regional workshops in Boise, Pocatello, Lewiston, and Coeur d'Alene during the summer of 2013. Sign up now! Read More
Fri, April 19 2013
National Book Award-winning author Nathaniel Philbrick to Speak in Boise September 26
National Book Award-winning author Nathaniel Philbrick will be the speaker at the IHC’s 17th Annual Idaho Distinguished Humanities Lecture and Dinner on Thursday, September 26, 2013, 7 p.m., at the Boise Centre. Read More
Fri, April 19 2013
Prize-winning Historian Douglas Brinkley to Speak in Coeur d'Alene on October 3rd
Prize-winning historian Douglas Brinkley will be the speaker at the IHC’s 10th Annual Northern Idaho Distinguished Humanities Lecture and Dinner on Thursday, October 3rd at 7 p.m., at the Coeur d’Alene Resort.
Mon, June 24 2013 at 7:00 PM
Idaho’s First Territorial Governor to Speak in Boise Monday Night
The IHC will offer a free public lecture by William Wallace, Idaho’s First Territorial Governor and friend of Abraham Lincoln, on Monday, June 24, 7:00 p.m., at the BSU Andrus Center for Public Policy. Read More