A New K-12 Fellowship Opportunity
We are currently seeking six educators to join a new K-12 Fellowship scheduled to begin in March 2022. All educators committed to teaching the humanities, including media specialists, librarians, curriculum specialists, after-school specialists, and home school teachers, are encouraged to apply.
A New Virginia HBCU Humanities Fellowship Opportunity
This opportunity will fund the humanities research of scholars affiliated with Virginia’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in service of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) heritage, stories, and communities. The fellowships are made possible by a major grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation built on their long record of support for HBCUs.
Announcing a New Fellowship Opportunity
For Scholars Affiliated with Virginia’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities
This fall, Virginia Humanities is launching a new fellowship open to scholars affiliated with Virginia’s HBCUs. These fellowships, made possible through a grant from Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, will provide up to nine months of funding for scholars interested in the humanities and human-related social sciences.
Announcing Five New Fellowships
After a year-long hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions, Virginia Humanities’ Fellowship program is back and proud to introduce five new fellows in residence at the Library of Virginia in Richmond. …
The Historical & Cultural Value of Virginia’s African American Midwives
Linda Janet Holmes is an independent scholar, writer, and women’s health activist with a longstanding interest in the historical and cultural value of traditional African American midwifery. During a recent …
$500k Grant from Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation
To Support Virginia HBCU Humanities Research – Today, Virginia Humanities announced a $500,000 grant from the Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation to help support research by Black and Indigenous scholars, and other scholars of color who are affiliated with Virginia’s historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs), including their alumni outside Virginia and at non-HBCU institutions.
Humanities Fellowships Go Virtual
The Virginia Humanities Fellowship program is operating entirely remotely for the duration of the 2020-2021 academic year. The Fellowship program initially moved online in accordance with the statewide stay-at-home orders …
Witnessing the Dawn of Black Voting
The 15th Amendment became part of the US Constitution 150 years ago on February 3, 1870. In this special election-season Fellows talk, presented on October 27, 2020, Virginia Humanities’ Fellow …
The Age of Astonishment
In this webinar, recorded October 6, 2020, Bill Morris discusses The Age of Astonishment, his forthcoming nonfiction book about his grandfather, John Morris. In the century in which he lived, …
After Virginia Tech
Thomas P. Kapsidelis, a former Virginia Humanities residential fellow, is the author of After Virginia Tech: Guns, Safety, and Healing in the Era of Mass Shootings, published in 2019 by The …
A Biography of the Domestic Slave Trade
While the domestic slave trade is widely acknowledged as a significant force in American history, it is less commonly understood that the trade itself has a history and that it …