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Why Your Library May Soon Have Laser Cutters and 3-D Printers

Little Histories

An Ode to the Library

The Great Historic House Museum Debate

How a Potawatomi Tribe Lost its Culture and What it Takes to Bring it Back

The Questions We Share

Don't Dismiss the Humanities

Michigan Communities to explore racial, cultural issues and history with $1.7M grant

William "Bro" Adams Confirmed as Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities

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Transition Announced in Executive Director Role

The Michigan Humanities Council has initiated a search for a new executive director. Its current director, Erik Nordberg, has accepted a new position as director of the Walter P. Reuther Library of Labor and Urban Affairs at Wayne State University in Detroit. His last day in the office will be Oct. 17. Janice Fedewa will begin service as an interim executive director on Oct. 20 and continue until a permanent hire is made. Fedewa previously worked for MHC for 13 years, eight as the executive director, before retiring in 2012.

Touring Grants to Open in November

Touring Grants to Open in November

The Arts & Humanities Touring Grants, which help offset the cost of bringing quality performers, storytellers and more into your community, will open next month. These grants cover up to 40% of a performer's fees and travel; grantees are responsible for the remainder. To learn more information about these grants, visit the Touring Grants page here. Money is awarded on a first-come, first-serve basis and may run out quickly. Apply early to ensure funding for your event. All events must occur between Dec. 1, 2014 and August 2015.

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