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A photo of 2020 Humanist Award Winner, Terence Blanchard

2020 Humanities Awards Winners

We are excited to announce the 2020 Humanist of the Year: Terence Blanchard. These awards are part of our effort to highlight those making significant contributions to the study and understanding of the humanities.

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Image of the Black Republican newspaper from 1865

Split Press Initiative

We have been awarded $34,793 for “Split Press: Democracy, Race, and Media Outlets in Black and White,” a project exploring the relationship between the media and African American experiences of civil rights in Louisiana.

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Submit nominations now for the 2021 Humanities Awards

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is now accepting public nominations for the 2021 Humanities Awards, an annual program honoring Louisianans who have made outstanding contributions to the understanding of the state’s culture and history. Since 1985, LEH has…

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LEH hosting two free grants information sessions

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) is holding two free grants info sessions for individuals and nonprofit organizations interested in applying for either a Rebirth Grant or a Rebirth PL Grant. Rebirth PL grants are for public libraries only. The LEH, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for…

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LEH Announces Application Open Date for 2020 Rebirth Grants and new Rebirth PL Grants

The LEH’s Rebirth Grants program supports projects that provide access to the humanities for Louisiana residents. See below for information on two separate grant programs, including one designated for Louisiana…

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