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Rebirth Grants are the primary grant program of the LEH and support humanities projects across Louisiana, including public humanities programs with audience participation and discussion, documentary photography and radio projects, digital humanities projects including websites and online documentation of Louisiana history and culture, assistance with publication projects, new and continuing scholarly research about Louisiana, and humanities-based educational initiatives.
The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, with the support of the National Endowment for the Humanities, is offering grant opportunities for disaster mitigation in parishes declared federal disaster areas due to Hurricane Ida and the floods of May 2021. The application will open on November 15 and grants will be awarded on a rolling basis until funds are fully expended.
Multidisciplinary artist Asante Salaam will serve as the inaugural director of The Helis Foundation John Scott Center at the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.Read More
Author, activist and civil rights icon Ruby Bridges has been named the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities’ 2022 Humanist of the Year. The LEH has also announced ten additional Humanities Awards recipients, recognizing documentary filmmakers and photographers, folklorists, literacy and language advocates, and more.Read More
For the first time since 2013, the American Historical Association is holding its annual meeting in New Orleans. The AHA meeting is the world’s largest annual gathering of professional historians.Read More