April 13, 2014 • Prophet—Rhode Island School of Design’s first black graduate— states in her journal that she had a “dogged determination to conquer.” The Providence Journal reports on events being held in her honor this month.
The Rhode Island Council for the Humanities is accepting nominations for the 2014 Tom Roberts Prize for Creative Achievement in the Humanities. Established in 2001 to honor the Council’s founding director, the Tom Roberts Prize is awarded annually to an individual or group whose work is distinguished by an innovative approach to the humanities. The […]
During a press conference at the State House on Wednesday, February 26, the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities announced its Major Grant Awards for 2014. A total of $131,212 was awarded to 18 humanities projects across the State of Rhode Island.
Executive Director Elizabeth Francis writes about Rhode Island’s historical assets and diverse narratives in an op-ed that appeared in The Providence Journal on May 12, 2013.