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Browse our calendar of events for upcoming humanities programming at LEH's The Helis Foundation John Scott Center and around the state.

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2023 Humanities Awards Winners

Chef John Folse has been named the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities’ 2023 Humanist of the Year. In addition to the Humanist of the Year award, the LEH has announced eight Humanities Awards recipients.

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Open Now: Nominations for the 2024 Humanities Awards

LEH is now accepting public nominations for the 2024 Humanities Awards, an annual program honoring Louisianans who have made outstanding contributions to the understanding of the state’s culture and history. 

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Celebrating the First Anniversary of the John Scott Center

Be a part of the celebration! The Helis Foundation John Scott Center is marking our first full year of being open to the public this month with unique programs throughout September. See the full schedule below, and be sure to mark your calendars!

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Inaugural Reading with Louisiana Poet Laureate Alison Pelegrin

Join the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities in welcoming Louisiana’s newest poet laureate, Alison Pelegrin, at her inaugural reading in the post on October 4, 2023.

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