Author Archives: LNoel

64 Parishes Offering Marketing and Publications Internship

Are you highly organized and detail-oriented, passionate about writing, history, and/or culture, and eager to build publications and marketing skills? Then apply now for 64 Parishes‘ first Marketing and Publications Internship! The position will focus on social media, outreach, and the editorial process, providing interns with an overview of magazine and web publishing practices. Job responsibilities Work with marketing coordinator to ...

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Introducing Louisiana Musical Legends

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is proud to announce a new initiative developing and showcasing new and engaging tools for teaching core curriculum concepts through the lens of Louisiana’s culture. “Aunt Dorothy’s Teacher Toolkits” are made possible through the generous support of Dorothy Hanna, who as a retired schoolteacher herself knows the value of top-notch materials for the classroom. ...

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The 2020 Humanities Awards winners

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, in partnership with Lieutenant Governor of Louisiana Billy Nungesser, has selected musician, composer and educator Terence Blanchard as the 2020 Humanist of the Year. The award, which has been given annually since 1985, is part of the state humanities council’s effort to honor individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to the study ...

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Submit nominations for Humanities Awards now

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is accepting nominations for the 2019 Humanities Awards! Since 1985, the LEH has honored Louisianans who have made outstanding contributions to the study and understanding of the humanities. Public submissions are sought for the following categories: Lifetime Contributions to the Humanities, Michael P. Smith Documentary Photography, Light Up for Literacy, and Museum Exhibition of ...

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Inaugural reading with new Louisiana Poet Laureate October 9

Louisiana’s new Poet Laureate, John Warner Smith, will give his inaugural reading in the post Wednesday, October 9, from 6:30–7:30 p.m., at the Louisiana Humanities Center, 938 Lafayette Street in New Orleans. Admission to the event is free. Chosen by Governor John Bel Edwards, Smith teaches English at Southern University in Baton Rouge, in addition to regularly publishing new works ...

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LEH Requests Nominations for New Board Members

LEH Board Chair Brad Adams with Jessie Haynes and David Kerstein of The Helis Foundation

LEH is seeking nominations for its Board of Directors. As the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the LEH maintains a singular presence throughout Louisiana as the only private nonprofit dedicated to making an impact in the cultural and education sectors in all sixty-four Louisiana parishes. Our mission is to partner with communities, institutions, and individuals to explore Louisiana’s past, reflect on ...

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