Call for Speakers for the Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud Program

SC Humanities is issuing a call for speakers to join our Speakers Bureau: Humanities Out Loud program roster. The Speakers Bureau is one of the oldest programs of SC Humanities and one of the most beloved. Through the Speakers Bureau, some of South Carolina’s finest scholars travel throughout the state to share their interests and knowledge of … Read more

2022 Governor’s Awards & Fresh Voices in the Humanities Recipients Announced

South Carolina Humanities is pleased to announce the 2022 recipients of the Governor’s Awards in the Humanities and the Fresh Voices in the Humanities Awards. Established in 1991, the Governor’s Awards recognize outstanding achievement in humanities research, teaching, and scholarship; institutional and individual participation in helping communities in South Carolina better understand our cultural heritage … Read more

SC Humanities Receives a Grant from Dominion Energy in support of “Voices & Votes”

South Carolina Humanities has been awarded a $25,000 social justice grant from Dominion Energy to support travel and programming for the Smithsonian traveling exhibition “Voices and Votes: Democracy in America.” As a statewide sponsor of the exhibit, Dominion Energy is voicing its support of the importance of democracy in American life in the past, present, … Read more

Now Accepting Board of Directors Nominations

South Carolina Humanities is accepting nominations to become a member of our Board of Directors. New members will begin three-year terms in November 2022. Board members initiate and develop projects, seek to make the humanities accessible statewide, and take active roles in fundraising. SC Humanities, now in its 50th year of service as our state’s humanities … Read more

SC Humanities Announces its 2022 Student Scholarship Recipients

South Carolina Humanities offers an annual scholarship for one undergraduate and one graduate student who have declared a major or are enrolled in a Master’s degree program in the humanities. After careful consideration, the Board of Directors of SC Humanities chose Jordan Green, an English major at Clemson University, as the recipient of the Undergraduate Student … Read more