Humanities

New CT Culture Fund Operating Support Grants to Provide $ 16 Million to State’s Culture Sector – Connecticut by the Numbers

Scholarship amounts will be determined based on an organization’s operating expenses, income and deficits for the current fiscal year and the three preceding fiscal years. The minimum grant amount will be $ 5,000 and the maximum grant amount will be $ 500,000. Entries will be accepted until 11:59 pm on …

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Indiana humanities groups receive $ 830,000 in pandemic relief

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Nearly 80 humanities groups around Indiana are receiving a boost with a share of more than $ 800,000 in federal pandemic relief funding. Grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities will provide approximately $ 833,000 to humanities-focused nonprofit groups in 45 communities across Indiana. Seventy-eight organizations …

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Disability advocate Eli Clare to speak out on COVID-19

Disability justice advocate Eli Clare has been selected as a Distinguished Guest Fellow in the Central New York Humanities Corridor, and he will be hosted for two virtual lectures by the Cornell Society for the Humanities in partnership with the Syracuse University Humanities Center. “Eli Clare is a traveling writer, …

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Get your free tickets to the Writers’ Festival: SPlog: Smile Politely

The University of Illinois Humanities Research Institute is hosting Tracy K. Smith, Jericho Brown and Roxane Gay on Friday November 12 and Saturday November 13. The events are free and open to the public, but you must purchase tickets (each event is linked below). Festival of Writers to feature leading …

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Nominations sent to the Senate

APPOINTMENTS SENT TO THE SENATE: Mari Carmen Aponte, of Puerto Rico, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Panama. Joseph Donnelly, of Indiana, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Holy See. Douglas T. Hickey, of Idaho, Ambassador …

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Funding available for Indigenous cultural institutions

Details Through Indigenous News Online Staff October 18, 2021 The Association for Tribal Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM) plans to present 175 awards to Indigenous cultural institutions and their partners, ranging from $ 5,000 to $ 50,000, to help them recover from the pandemic of COVID-19. The funding is the …

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Gold tripod winners announced ahead of ceremony

By Sherry Hsiao / Journalist The Culture Ministry announced on Friday the recipients of this year’s Golden Tripod Awards, the highest honor in Taiwan’s publishing industry. Among the recipients was Chu An-min (初 安民) of Ink Publishing, who will be honored for winning the Special Contribution category at an awards …

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UCSB fires assistant faculty member, then asks him to continue teaching pro-bono seminar

Last February, Jason Prystowsky, a former assistant faculty member and local emergency physician, was preparing for his seminar on underserved medicine – a seminar he had been teaching since 2011 – when he was fired from his post by the Acting Dean Mary Hancock. Luca Disbrow / Daily Nexus Hancock …

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company publishes newspaper | Campus and community

Humanities Honors Society recently published its fifth issue of “Pensée libre / Pensamiento Libre” featuring student essays and artwork from fall 2019 through spring 2021. The coordinator of the learning center, Joseph Pascale, co-advisor of the Humanities Honor Society, said their goal was to publish an issue each spring semester, …

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Schrödinger’s students | Times Higher Education (THE)

There is a strange mixture of self-loathing and self-preservation in the endless debates over access to higher education, what needs to be investigated and by whom. It often appears that senior positions are filled with Oxbridge humanities graduates despairing that Oxbridge humanities graduates occupy so many positions of power. This …

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