The Idaho Humanities Council invites grant applications supporting projects involving Idaho citizens that focus on literature, history, philosophy, art history, archaeology and other humanities disciplines.  During this unique and uncertain time, the IHC encourages applications for programs that explore the impact of COVID-19 on Idaho.  The Council further invites applications that encourage participation from all…

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The deadline for applications for funds to support humanities research is fast approaching!  The purpose of the IHC Research Fellowship Program is to stimulate scholarship in the humanities, to provide support for scholars who need time and money for research, and to share the results with academic and public audiences. The IHC will award up…

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The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC), the statewide nonprofit organization devoted to enhancing public awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the humanities in Idaho, recently awarded $57,146 in grants to organizations and individuals.  Twenty-nine awards include fifteen major grants for public humanities programs, four Opportunity Grants, eight Teacher Incentive Grants, and two Museum on Main Street programming…

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Dear Friends, Since many Idahoans are proactively limiting social activities due to COVID-19, we have created a “Humanities in the Home” page on our website that offers suggestions for engaging and thoughtful humanities experiences in your own home. You can access the page HERE. We have also added several virtual programs including Dear Pen Friend…

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The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC), the nonprofit, state-based partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities, recently welcomed two new members to its 19-member Board of Directors. The two new members from Coeur d’Alene and Idaho Falls will serve three-year terms on the board. These two new members were appointed by Governor Brad Little. Governor…

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Idaho teachers of all grades and disciplines are invited to apply to attend the Idaho Humanities Council’s 2020 weeklong summer institute, titled Poetry as Protest:  Dissent through Song and Literature, July 20-25 (Monday through Saturday), on the campus of Boise State University.  Successful applicants will receive lodging and meals, texts, and the opportunity for optional…

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The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC), the statewide nonprofit organization devoted to enhancing public awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the humanities in Idaho, recently awarded $115,122 in grants to organizations and individuals.  Forty-two awards include twenty-five major grants for public humanities programs, two research fellowships, six Opportunity Grants, four Teacher Incentive Grants, three Museum on Main…

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The Board of Directors of the Idaho Humanities Council elected two new members to its 19-member board at their fall meeting in Boise. The new members will serve three-year terms and attend their first meeting in February 2020.   Mary Ann Allison, Idaho Falls, is Professor Emeritus in Media Studies at Hofstra University.  During her…

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