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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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Major Grant Funds New Institute for Louisiana Culture and History

The LEH, thanks to a major grant from the Patrick F. Taylor Foundation, is establishing a statewide educational hub providing reliable, accessible Louisiana social studies resources to students and their teachers.

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Announcing the 2023 Humanities Awards Winners

Chef John Folse—culinary professional, food historian, tv personality, restauranteur, and Louisiana culture bearer—has been named the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities’ 2023 Humanist of the Year.

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New Grant Opportunity Supporting Emergency Planning for Cultural Organizations

LEH, with the support of the State of Louisiana, is offering $5,000 grants to humanities-based organizations for the creation, updating and implementation of written emergency plans. Applications open January 16.

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Nominations Sought for New Louisiana Poet Laureate

The LEH, authorized by the Governor and State of Louisiana, is seeking nominations for Louisiana’s next Poet Laureate. The public is welcome to submit recommendations now through February 16, 2023.

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