Movies help us experience and understand each other and the world around us. They educate and enlighten us. And, they can lead to meaningful and much-needed discourse. Lights, Camera, Civics! hopes to be a catalyst for such conversations.

Funded in part by New Hampshire Humanities, the Black Heritage Trail of NH will host two additional programs in the Elinor Williams Hooker Tea Talk series.

What was your first impression of New Hampshire Humanities?

Who may tell Native American stories – and when may the stories be told? How did (and does) storytelling affect the lives of Native Americans? Can stories told by anyone in Native communities - or only by special medicine men and women?

Dr. Tricia Peone, Program Manager, Humanities to Go

When I was in college, I had a professor whose words and deeds continue to inspire me to this day. Professor Beverly Smith taught me to believe in myself and my abilities when my humble beginnings and previous academic performance said otherwise.

Bolstered by a generous $1 million gift from Bob and Beverly Grappone, Saint Anselm College has founded the Gregory J. Grappone Humanities Institute, named in honor of Bob and Beverly’s son Greg, a 2004 graduate of Saint Anselm.

New Hampshire Humanities extends its deep gratitude to the following board members who finished their terms on our Board of Directors last month: Steve Barba, Kathy Gillett, Inez McDermott, and Dan Will.

New Hampshire Humanities is pleased to announce the 2018 recipients of our New Hampshire Humanities High School Book Awards, awarded annually to high school juniors who have demonstrated genuine curiosity about history, literature, languages, or philosophy and who hope to deepen that knowledge in college.

Join us on September 21 at 6:30 pm at the Dana Center at Saint Anselm College for the William Treat Lecture for a conversation with U.S. Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) and Virginia Prescott of Georgia Public Broadcasting in "Civility, Cooperation, & Compromise: Why Our Constitutional Republic Requires Them." 

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