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Portrait of Ruby Bridges

2022 Humanities Awards Winners

Author, activist and civil rights icon Ruby Bridges has been named the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities’ 2022 Humanist of the Year. In addition to the Humanist of the Year award, the LEH has announced ten Humanities Awards recipients.

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PRIME TIME Launches a Podcast

“Little Voices, Big Ideas,” produced in partnership with WWNO, brings families together for a shared reading and discussion experience that goes beyond the bedtime story.

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Asante Salaam Named Director of The Helis Foundation John Scott Center

Multidisciplinary artist Asante Salaam will serve as the inaugural director of The Helis Foundation John Scott Center at the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities.

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LEH Announces 2022 Humanities Awardees

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.

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American Historical Association Offers Discount to LEH Members for Annual Meeting, Held January 6–9

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.

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