In the News

New Hampshire Humanities is working in all corners of our state to provide wide-ranging, thought-provoking programs that connect people to culture, history, places, ideas and one another. Here are some recent news articles and videos:

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, July 2020
Racism and pandemics: connections go back centuries NH professors say

The Union Leader, May 2020
New Hampshire Humanities Awards 64 CARES Act grants to cultural organizations across state

NH Magazine, 2019 It List
Anthony Poore: Purpose & Participation

NH Business Review, August 2019
Introducing culture into the workplace: New initiative brings humanities to NH businesses

Portsmouth Herald, July 2019
New Voices shines light on immigrant storytelling

Concord Monitor, June 2019
Prison program encourages reading, storytelling for inmates to engage with their children

Welcome messages from New Hampshire Congressional Representatives on the occasion of National Endowment for the Humanities Chairman Jon Parrish Peede's visit to the Granite State in May:
Congresswoman Ann Kuster
Congressman Chris Pappas

NH Public Radio's "The Exchange," May 2019
NEH Chairman Jon Peede on Building 'Cultural Infrastructure'

Ink Link, Rob Greene, May 2019
Oh, the humanities: Preserving the things that keep us fed, beyond food

The Union Leader, March 2019
Arts & humanities groups partner on workplace programming

Eagle Times, June 2018
Foundation grant supports Connections adult literacy program

WMUR-TV, April 2018
21st U.S. Poet Laureate Shares Work at Currier Museum of Art

NH Public Radio, April 2018
U.S. Poet Laureate Visits New Hampshire to Meet with English Language Learners

NH Public Radio, March 2018
New Hampshire Humanities seeks to bridge gap between culture & business

Nashua Telegraph, April 2018
U.S. Poet Laureate Visits Nashua

Concord Monitor, March 2018
As federal cuts loom, new leader takes helm of New Hampshire Humanities

New Hampshire Public Radio, March 2018
New Hampshire Humanities gets new executive director


(Photo of Anthony Poore courtesy of the Concord Monitor/Geoff Forester)


VETERANS PROJECT: Dialogues on the Experience of War & Homecoming

New Hampshire Public Radio, "The Exchange," November 2017
Revisiting Vietnam: Combat, Controversy, and Lessons Learned

New Hampshire Public Radio, "The Exchange," November 2016
Ancient Tales, Modern Warriors: Veterans Look to The Odyssey for Help Adjusting to Civilian Life

(Voted the #1 show on The Exchange in 2016! The program was also recognized nationally as "Best Call-in Program" by Public Radio News Directors, Inc.)

Portsmouth Herald, August 28
Veterans take "The Odyssey" back home, reading program assists in post-war lives

Reporter's File
, WOKQ Radio, September 2
Dialogues on the Experience of War Interview
With project director, Kathy Mathis, and veterans Brendan O'Byrne and Al Por

Union Leader
, August 20
With Dartmouth professor's push, New Hampshire veterans finding that 'Homer gets it'

Caledonian Record
, August 20
Veterans Reading Program to Launch in Littleton

Radio Interview on WLTN-Littleton:
Kathy Mathis and Lon Weston discuss Troy to Baghdad: Dialogues on the Experience of War



Pulitzer video on Hosting Young Philosophy Enthusiasts (HYPE)
Asking the Big Questions: Why Philosophy Matters article by Felice Belman
A Real Lesson in Freedom of Expression

UNH College of Liberal Arts Publication
HYPE Statewide Conference at UNH

New Hampshire Union Leader
HYPE Focuses on Censorship, Freedom of Expression 



Seacoast Online, January 2018
Oyster River community invites you to join Waking Up White

Seacoast Online, November 2017
Elephant-in-the-Room Series to tackle tough issues


New Hampshire Union Leader, August 23, 2017
Watrous leaving New Hampshire Humanities

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, April 25, 2017
The Complexities of Islam

Humanities Magazine, Spring 2017
In Focus: Executive Function with Deborah Watrous

The Conway Daily Sun, April 6, 2017
Panel Honors the Uphaus Legacy

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript, September 2016
Chautauqua focuses on race and sports

New Hampshire Humanities campaign video, produced by Heartwood Media:
Campaign for the Humanities: Excellence, Innovation, and Access

2016 Annual Dinner Keynote Address
Annette Gordon-Reed, September 22, 2016

Winchester Musical Heritage Project
Town-wide jubilee, August 2016