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Bright Lights Online: Conversations with 2020 Humanities Awards Winners

This fall and winter, the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities will host Bright Lights Online, a series of online conversations with recipients of the 2020 Humanities Awards.

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Submit nominations now for the 2021 Humanities Awards

The LEH 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.

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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…

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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…

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Bright Lights to be Held on April 4 at University of Louisiana at Lafayette

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH), in partnership with Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser, has selected former Louisiana poet laureate Darrell Bourque as the 2019 Humanist of the Year. The award, which has been…

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LEH Announces 2018 Humanities Awards

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH), in partnership with Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser, has selected culinary giant and civil rights icon Leah Chase as its 2018 Humanist of the Year. The award is given annually by the state’s humanities council as part…

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LEH Calls for Nominations for 2018 Humanities Awards

Awards include Lifetime Achievement, Documentary Film of the Year, Museum Exhibit, and more.

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LEH Accepting Public Nominations for Humanities Awards

The LEH is now accepting public nominations for the 2017 Humanities Awards.

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Call for Nominations for 2017 Humanities Awards

The LEH is now accepting public nominations for the 2017 Humanities Awards.

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LEH Requests Nominations for 2015 Humanities Awards

The LEH is now accepting nominations for the 2015 Humanities Awards for outstanding achievement in and contributions to the humanities.

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