The Humanities Council recognizes lifetime and creative achievement, innovation, and public humanities scholarship through the Celebration of the Humanities a fully accessible virtual event and small, purposeful gatherings, which provide humanities experiences that raises vital funds through sponsorships and donations to support the Council’s work with communities across the state. To date, the Council has honored more than 40 humanities leaders. Proceeds from the event support culture, history, education, and civic engagement in our state.
The 2022 Celebration of the Humanities features our signature awards, roundtable discussion with honorees moderated by Ana González of New York Public Radio (WNYC) and co-founder of The Public’s Radio’s Mosaic podcast, and a keynote address by Mónica Guzmán. The program aired on YouTube September 22, 2022 at 7:00pm EST. Watch the recording below if you missed the show.
2022 Honorees include the following. Click here to learn more about the 2022 honorees and keynote speaker.
Joan Abrams, Honorary Chairs’ Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Humanities
Josh Short, Tom Roberts Prize for Creative Achievement in the Humanities
Haus of Glitter and The Historical Fantasy of Esek Hopkins, Innovation in the Humanities Award
The Dorr Rebellion Project Website, Public Humanities Scholar Award
Sponsorship of the 2022 Celebration of the Humanities has closed, however if this program inspired you to support the Humanities Council’s work, donations can be made at: rihumanities.org/get-involved/donate/
If you would like a copy of Mónica Guzmán’s book I Never Thought of It That Way: How to Have Fearlessly Curious Conversations in Dangerously Divided Times contact Rachael Jeffers at firstname.lastname@example.org. Limited copies still available.
Please look in the digital program book for a full listing of sponsors and consider supporting the businesses and organizations who support the Council’s work. Thank you!