Safe in a Midwife’s Hands
Join Virginia Humanities Fellow and author Linda Janet Holmes for an inspiring author talk on her latest book, Safe in a Midwife’s Hands. As a writer, independent scholar, and long-time …
Beyond Black Radicalism: How America’s Great Migration to New York City Shaped Electoral Politics
Join us for “Beyond Black Radicalism,” a free talk by Janira Teague, historian and member of our 2022–23 Virginia HBCU Scholars Fellowship cohort.
Rage, Resistance & Response in The Infamous Rosalie
Join Ima Hicks, Assistant Professor of Languages and Literature at Virginia Union University, for “Rage, Resistance & Response in The Infamous Rosalie,” a talk highlighting the research she conducted on the novel as a Virginia Humanities HBCU Scholars Fellow.
Announcing Our Class of 2023 K-12 Educator Fellows
We’re pleased to announce our newest cohort of K-12 Educator Fellows, administered to educators from all around Virginia committed to teaching the humanities.
Virginia Health Equity & Justice Fellowship
Are you an artist, scholar, clinician, or writer whose work focuses on health (in)equity in Virginia? A new Health Equity & Justice Fellowship is now available thanks to a partnership …
Announcing a New Online Resource for Humanities Educators
We’re excited to announce the launch of a new website that hosts our K-12 Educator Fellows’ completed work. Our goal is for the website to serve as a hub for humanities instructors looking to strengthen their classroom learning experiences.
Times Too Hard
Join us and the Library of Virginia as Arlisha Norwood, Ph.D., a Virginia Humanities Fellow at the Library, discusses her research exploring the experiences of single African American women in …
More Than Moonshine
Exploring the History of Public Education in Franklin County
William Gibson and his son Abe Gibson are working together on a new Public Humanities Fellowship that promises to shine a light on a neglected part of the history of Franklin County.
Announcing Nineteen New Fellows
We are pleased to announce nineteen new fellowships that have been awarded to individuals across the Commonwealth through three different fellowship opportunities between February and July 2022. “In recent years, …
Garden Clubs Make History
Join Virginia Humanities Fellow Meredith Henne Baker for a free, public Garden Week discussion at the Library of Virginia in Richmond. Garden Week showcases garden club women’s preservation and beautification …
Join historian, author, and Virginia Humanities Fellow Gregory D. Smithers for a discussion of his new book, Reclaiming Two-Spirits: Sexuality, Spiritual Renewal & Sovereignty in Native America in person at the …
Announcing Our New Public Humanities Fellowship Program
Now accepting applications! After a brief hiatus, Virginia Humanities’ flagship fellowship program reemerges with a post-COVID refresh. We’re embracing increased virtual connectivity and the explosion of online platforms, and we’re pleased to introduce our new Public Humanities Fellowship.