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LTAI: Making Sense of the Civil War

About the Program Making Sense of the American Civil War is a scholar-led reading and discussion program for public audiences, presented by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association’s Public Programs Office. Organizations in 36 states and the District of Columbia have agreed to administer a statewide reading and discussion program for libraries or other programming sites in their states. In South Carolina, the administering organization is The Humanities CouncilSC. Beginning January 2012, The Humanities CouncilSC will make this program available to libraries and non-profit organizations around the state.  At least four programs will take place
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2015 Awarded Grants

The following grants were awarded by SC Humanities in fiscal year 2015 (November 1, 2014 – October 31, 2015). Major Grants Sponsoring Organization: South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Project Title: Fort Frederick Cultural Heritage Preserve Documentary Film Series Project Director: Meg Gaillard Awarded: $8,000; Cost-share: $16,980 The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will produce a series of at least four short documentaries (2- 5 minutes in length) about Fort Frederick Cultural Heritage Preserve in Port Royal, SC. The films will examine the history of the site and will document archaeological excavations and restoration efforts that will be
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Tragic Affairs Abroad – Reading and Discussion Series

The Aiken County Public Library will be presenting an original Let’s Talk About It series titled “Tragic Affairs Abroad” from October 2015 – March 2016. This reading and film discussion series features the timeless intersection of romance and tragedy in great literature. The series will become a part of the permanent Let’s Talk About It collection available to all libraries and nonprofit organizations after it concludes in Aiken. SC Humanities supported this project with a Mini Grant in August 2015. Let’s Talk About It has long been the backbone of library programming offered by SC Humanities as well as councils
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NEW Let’s Talk About It Series Donated by Chapin Memorial Library

SC Humanities is pleased to make a new Let’s Talk About It series available to the public thanks to the generosity of the Chapin Memorial Library in Myrtle Beach. The new series pairs Steven Johnson’s noted book How We Got To Now: Six Innovations that Made the Modern World with the recent PBS documentary of the same name for a unique multi-media investigation of the history of innovation.  Let’s Talk About It is a book discussion series that has long been the backbone of SC Humanities’s library programming in the state. The new series explores the history of innovation over
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Program Resources and Reporting Forms

Let’s Talk About It Planner’s Manual — Download as PDF Let’s Talk About It Scholar Information Sheet— Download as PDF Let’s Talk About It Scholar Evaluation — Download as PDF Let’s Talk About It Project Director Evaluation — Download as PDF Let’s Talk About It  Participant Evaluation — Download as PDF Let’s Talk About It Final Financial Report — Download as PDF
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Application

To host a Let’s Talk About It: Reading and Discussion program, please complete and submit the two-page application. The application should be submitted at least four weeks in advance of the desired program date. Let’s Talk About It Application | pdf file Please return the application to The Humanities Council SC office: Fax: 803-771-2487 Mail: P.O. Box 5287 Columbia, SC 29250 Important information for applicants:  Due to federal regulations implemented on October 1, 2010, SC Humanities now requires all grant applicants to have a DUNS number and provide it on their grant application.  This includes organizations (sponsoring and/or co-sponsoring) applying
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