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A photo of 2020 Humanist Award Winner, Terence Blanchard

2020 Humanities Awards Winners

We are excited to announce the 2020 Humanist of the Year: Terence Blanchard. These awards are part of our effort to highlight those making significant contributions to the study and understanding of the humanities.

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Split Press Initiative

We have been awarded $34,793 for “Split Press: Democracy, Race, and Media Outlets in Black and White,” a project exploring the relationship between the media and African American experiences of civil rights in Louisiana.

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PRIME TIME goes virtual for spring sessions

Looking for something engaging for little ones? All of LEH’s PRIME TIME Family Reading programs—including the Family Reading program for 6-10 year olds and Preschool programs for 3-5 year olds—are virtual this spring.

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LEH to host Martha S. Jones in Conversation with Leslie Harris

On Wednesday, April 21, join the LEH and Leslie Harris for a conversation with Martha Jones on her groundbreaking book “Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All,” as part of Who Gets to Vote?

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Breaking Ground: A Conversation on French Colonial-Era Archaeological Sites in New Orleans

On March 11, archaeologist Ryan Gray and historian Erin Greenwald will discuss the state of colonial-era archaeology in New Orleans in a virtual lecture presented by LEH and the Midlo Center.

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