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New Managing Editor joins LEH Staff

Earlier this month, Chris Turner–Neal joined the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities as Managing Editor of 64 Parishes. Before joining the LEH, he was the Arts and Entertainment Editor for Baton Rouge’s Country Roads Magazine, writing about arts, culture, history, and, when he could get away with it, animals. Prior to his time at Country Roads, he worked as a history teacher, writing tutor, and comedy ...

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LEH Awards 2018 Rebirth Grants

Since reconstituting its grants program in 2014, the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities has funded projects that provide access to the humanities to Louisiana residents across the state. In September the LEH received applications for the 2018 Rebirth Grants opportunity. A grants review committee of LEH board members, scholars, and staff selected 17 projects in 10 parishes for a total ...

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Nominations for 2019 Louisiana Humanities Awards Now Open

In order to honor Louisianans who have made outstanding contributions to the understanding of the state’s culture and history, the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Humanities Awards. Awardees will be chosen by committee and recognized for their achievements at the annual Bright Lights Awards dinner this spring. Since 1985, LEH has honored ...

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Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities wins grant to help build John Scott Center

The $250,000 grant will transform the first floor of LEH’s downtown building into an interactive museum and community space.  The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced $43.1 million in awards for 218 humanities projects across the country. The grants include the first awards made under NEH’s new Infrastructure and Capacity-Building Challenge Grant program, supporting infrastructure projects at 29 cultural ...

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