humanities

Six Receive Prestigious Humanities Awards

Oct 30, 2019
2019 SC Humanities Award Winners
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Six people across South Carolina recently joined the ranks of recipients of two prestigious state awards; the SC Governor’s Awards in the Humanities and the Fresh Voices in the Humanities Award.

In 1991, SC Humanities started honoring people who have made a career working in the humanities with the Governor’s award. In 2018, the organization started honoring those, just starting to make an impact in the field, with its Fresh Voices award. Executive Director Randy Akers shares what the organization looks for in each year’s winners.

  The Pulitzer Prize Board has announced an award of $25,823 to The Humanities CouncilSC (THCSC) for From the Jazz Age to the Digital Age: Pulitzer Prize Winners in South Carolina, a program to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Prizes in 2016 through Pulitzer’s Campfires Initiative.  The Humanities CouncilSC and its partners—SCETV and the