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Idaho Humanities Council Awards $60,255 in Grants

The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC), the statewide nonprofit organization devoted to enhancing public awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the humanities in Idaho, recently awarded $60,255 in grants to organizations and individuals.  Thirty-four awards include fourteen major grants for public humanities programs, one planning grant, twelve Opportunity Grants, six Teacher Incentive Grants, and one other funded…

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Idaho Humanities Council Offers Three Public Programs Exploring “Are Women People?” The Journey for Voting Rights

As the nation prepares to commemorate the centennial of the 19th Amendment, the Idaho Humanities Council will offer three special evening programs exploring the topic “Are Women People?” The Journey for Voting Rights on July 15th, 16th, and 18th at Boise State University’s Student Union Bishop Barnwell Room. The public programs are part of a…

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Idaho Teachers Invited to Attend Summer Institute on Women’s Suffrage

Idaho teachers of all grades and disciplines are invited to apply to attend the Idaho Humanities Council’s 2019 weeklong summer institute, titled “Are Women People?” The Journey for Voting Rights, July 15-20 (Monday through Saturday), on the campus of Boise State University. Successful applicants will receive lodging and meals, texts, and the opportunity for optional college…

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Idaho Humanities Council Welcomes Two New Board Members

 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 Boise and Twin Falls will serve three-year terms on the board.  Eve Chandler, Boise, is the author of two books, Building Bogus Basin and Brundage Mountain: Best Snow…

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Idaho Humanities Council Awards $115,489 in Grants

The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC), the statewide nonprofit organization devoted to enhancing public awareness, appreciation, and understanding of the humanities in Idaho, awarded $115,489 in grants to organizations and individuals.  Thirty-four awards include twenty-eight grants for public humanities programs, three Research Fellowships, three Teacher Incentive Grants, and three other funded programs.  The grants were supported in part…

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