Connecticut Humanities (CTH) is seeking an Executive Director who will advance our mission of promoting intellectual curiosity, understanding, critical thinking and lifelong learning through partnerships, collaborative programming and grants.
Since 1974, the Connecticut Humanities Council, Inc. has been the chief advocate in support of the state’s museums and historical societies, promoting the need for scholarship and intellectual integrity. Public engagement with literature, specifically library-based reading programs, has been a core offering in our promotion of general literacy in Connecticut. Please pass along to colleagues and friends. Referrals are an excellent way to attract candidates. Click here to view full profile and details on applying.
For Written and Spoken Word Lovers
Looking for some relevant and timely reading? How about The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin,Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, or maybe Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi? And while you are at it, don’t miss Yaa Gyasi’s upcoming CTH co-sponsored author talk at Connecticut College onSeptember 27.
2017 Connecticut Book Awards finalists will be announced next week! In the meantime, early registrations are being accepted for the awards ceremony with a keynote by New York Times bestselling author Beatriz Williams who is a resident of Connecticut. More…
For History Lovers
The American Historical Association has compiled over 100 op-eds, interviews, and other statements by historians on Charlottesville and the confederate monument debate. Excellent source of historical context and perspective. More…
Selected Events: August 25-September 10, 2017
The complete events calendar (sortable by date and location) can be found on CTHumanities.org/events.