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Grants and Awards

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Event Dates: May 20, 2016 - May 21, 2016
Event Dates: May 7, 2016

Visit the "Cleveland Park Neighborhood Story Project" Open House at the Cleveland Community Center (610 Vernon Winfrey Dr, Nashville, TN 37207) on Saturday, May 7th, from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. 

Event Dates: March 25, 2016

As part of Black History Month and the "Memories of a Massacre: Memphis in 1866" project, Dr. Beverly Bond will present "Women and Post-Civil War Violence" at the University of Memphis (Mitchell Hall, Room 200) on March 25, from 12:45-1:45pm. This event is free and open to the public.

Click here for more information on this and other upcoming events. Humanities Tennessee is a proud sponsor of this project. 

Event Dates: March 17, 2016

Dr. Stephen Ash will lecture on his book, Massacre in Memphis: The Race Riot that Shook the Nation One Year after the Civil WarThe lecture is part of the "Memories of a Massacre: Memphis in 1866" project.  

Event Dates: March 17, 2016

Women Ground Breakers of Chattanooga present the 6th annual celebration of Women's History Month & International Women's Day with a free and public Storytelling Series on four topics: immigration, education, civil rights, and veterans. Humanities Tennessee is a proud presenting sponsor of this series.  

Event Dates: March 11, 2016 - March 12, 2016
Event Dates: May 16, 2015

Humanities Tennessee is pleased to provide partial support to the Knox County Public Library for the annual Children's Festival of Reading, May 16, 10am-3pm.

For a complete list of authors and event information click here.

Nashville Emerging Writers Workshop

The Porch Writers' Collective
Nashville
2400

The Nashville Emerging Writers Workshop will host over a hundred young writers from area high schools for a full day of genre-specific workshops, a keynote address, and an opportunity to present their work before their peers.

The Nashville Emerging Writers Workshop will host over a hundred young writers from area high schools for a full day of genre-specific workshops, a keynote address, and an opportunity to present their work before their peers.

The instructors for the workshop are established writers, and students will participate in discussions of craft, content development, and the exchange of ideas surrounding a variety of literary genres.

Self-Guided Walking Tour of Historic Maynardville

Union County Chamber of Commerce
Union County
2000

Whether a metropolis or a rural town, the built environment changes according to movement of people toward, and away from, a given locale. This self-guided walking tour will examine these changes in Historic Maynardville.

Whether a metropolis or a rural town, the built environment changes according to movement of people toward, and away from, a given locale. This self-guided walking tour will examine these changes in Historic Maynardville.

Working with cultural and architectural historians, the Union County Chamber of Commerce will develope this self-guided walking tour brochure. Points of interest include historic buildings, schools, homes, a cemetery, and the infamous "Thunder Road."

Literacy Program Asks Kids to Reflect on Neighborhood, City
Event Dates: May 18, 2013

Humanities Tennessee is a proud sponsor of the Knox County Public Library’s Children’s Festival of Reading. The Festival features children’s book authors, illustrators, storytellers, and more! This year's events feature Bob Shea, Jarrett Krosoczka, Jim Gill, Sharon Draper, Allan Wolf, Kerry Madden, and Marc Tyler Nobleman.

Past Projects

Decades of work bringing humanities programming to Tennesseans across the state lead to a varied collection of past projects we've undertaken and rich content associated with them. Here is a glimpse of some of our past projects, for your perusal.