Learn to Learn

The Alabama Humanities Alliance fosters learning, understanding, and appreciation of our people, communities and cultures through seminars, workshops, lectures, exhibitions, documentary films, and more. We enrich the lives of Alabamians with humanities-centered programming tailored to address specific community needs. Check out our programs, and find your AHA moments.

AHA! Moments in Education

Subject matter experts in education share their knowledge and experience navigating in-person and virtual classroom environments via podcasts.

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Alabama History Day

Alabama History Day is the state affiliate contest of National History Day, a history competition that engages 6th-12th grade students in robust historical research.

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Democracy and the Informed Citizen

Humanities and the Future of Journalism in Rural Alabama is an initiative exploring connections between democracy and an informed citizenry administered by the Federation of State Humanities Councils and funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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Humanities and Healthcare

Since 2012, AHA has partnered with Hospitals, Veterans Administration centers, and Community Organizations in Alabama to offer the Humanities and Health Care program.

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Jenice Riley Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship competition for $1,000 scholarships is open to current Alabama educators of grades K-8, in public and private Alabama schools.

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Museum on Main Street

Museum on Main Street (MoMS) is part of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, representing access to the Smithsonian for small communities via exhibitions, research, educational resources and programming.

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Prime Time Family Reading Time

Prime Time Family Reading Time® is a six-week reading, discussion and storytelling program. AHA facilitates the program at Alabama public libraries, schools and community centers.

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Road Scholars Speakers Bureau

Alabama’s most illuminating and engaging university and independent scholars educate and entertain as part of AHA’s Road Scholars Speakers Bureau.

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Stony the Road

Exploring Alabama’s Civil Rights Legacy is a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Institute for K-12 School Teachers presented by Dr. Martha Bouyer and AHA.

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SUPER Teacher

The aim of SUPER is to increase participants’ subject knowledge and, in turn, their confidence, enthusiasm and effectiveness as educators.

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Why It Matters

Black Alabamians and the Vote is a program and podcast series exploring electoral engagement administered by the Federation of State Humanities Councils and funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

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