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North Carolina Humanities Council's E-Newsletter

Greetings from the North Carolina Humanities Council! We are pleased to announce that the Council is now a Bronze Exchange Participant on GuideStar's Website! You can check out up-to-date information on our programs, information on board of trustees, financials, and more.

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Calling All North Carolina K-12 Teachers

 North Carolina Humanities Council, the North Carolina Museum of History, and the North Carolina Civic Education Consortium would like to invite teachers to attend "Hidden Histories: What Your NC History Textbook Left Out," a professional development series to be held throughout the summer at the North Carolina Museum of History. Dates include:

  • Civil War and Reconstruction – July 17–18, 2014
  • Civil Rights in the Modern Era – August 7–8, 2014

For details and to download a registration form, visit here.


Spotlight on Road Scholars

 Ms. Lynn Salsi

Ms. Salsi is a writer, teacher, playwright, storyteller, covering stories on North Carolina's history from the 1600s to the present. She currently has a new program with the Council titled "Confederate Women as Leaders and C.E.O.s. A new Destiny. Read more about her programs here.


 Mr. Scott Mason

For all of those with wanderlust, Scott Mason, a broadcast journalist from WRAL's Tar Heel Traveler, will be speaking on Friday, June 27th in Fayetteville at 1:00 pm, about the off-beaten paths and fascinating people and places he encounters across the great state of North Carolina. For more information on his program "Stories on the Road," visit the Council's calendar.  


Linda Flowers Literary Award Submissions

The Council invites original entries of fiction, nonfiction, or poetry for the 2014 Linda Flowers Literary Award. The postmark deadline for submissions is July 15, 2014. The Council will award the author of the winning entry a cash prize of $500 & support towards a weeklong writer's residency at Weymouth Center for the Arts & Humanities in Southern Pines. There is no entry fee. Read more.


Board of Trustees Nominations

Nominations for Board of Trustees members are welcomed by the Council through self-nomination or from a North Carolinian who supports the work of the Humanities Council. Nominations must be received by August 1, and the election term will begin on November 1, 2014. If you would like more information on the role or have an interest in applying, click here.

June 26, 2014  

In This Issue:


  • Linda Flowers Literary Award: July 15, 2014
  • Board of Trustees Nominations: August 1, 2014
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