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North Carolina Humanities Council's E-Newsletter

Greetings! A busy summer awaits the Humanities Council as our wonderful staff members roll out new programs and grant opportunities. Keep an eye out during the next few weeks as we announce our 2015 Caldwell Award recipient!

 

Linda Flowers Literary Award Details

The Council welcomes original entries of fiction, nonfiction, or poetry that draw on North Carolina connections for the 2015 Linda Flowers Award. The winner will receive a cash prize and a stipend for a writer's residency at the Weymouth center. Read more.

 

Hometowns Teams Exhibit Makes Landfall at Waterworks Center

 

Waterworks HTT ExhibitHometown Teams: How Sports Shape America, a Museum on Main Street (MoMS) exhibition presented by the North Carolina Humanities Council, the Smithsonian Institution, and rural communities statewide, is currently making its rounds at the Waterworks Visual Arts Center in Salisbury from June 4th - July 19. If you have not had a chance to enjoy the exhibit yet, there are 3 more stops left this year!

   Core Sound Waterfowl Museum
& Heritage Center
Harkers Island (Jul 25 – Sept 6)
  Transylvania County Library
Brevard (Sept 11 – Oct 24)
  Iredell County Public Library
Statesville (Oct 29 – Dec 12)

Nominations for Board of Trustees

Nominations for Board of Trustees 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 in November. If you would like more information on the role or have an interest in applying, click here.

 

Road Scholar: Kevin Duffus

Kevin Duffus

June 29, 2015  

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Veterans Reading Group

Havelock-Craven County Library and Greenville VA Health Center both have Veterans Reading Groups that run from June to September. The Reading Groups are part of a 13 state pilot program to facilitate humanities discussion amongst veterans. Read more here.

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