Mississippi Humanities Council
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The Mississippi Humanities Council is a private not-for-profit corporation funded by the United States Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities. Its mission is "to provide public programs in traditional liberal arts disciplines to serve nonprofit groups in Mississippi." The Mississippi Humanities Council belongs to a group of 55 other such state and territorial humanities councils that receive Federal support. The MHC was founded in 1972.
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The Mississippi Humanities Council sponsors a number of programs annually. These include awards recognizing post-secondary educators in the humanities. Other "public humanities" awards recognize citizens who advance the study and understanding of humanities among the citizens of Mississippi.
The MHC also supports adult and family literacy programs.
- Zainaldin, Jamil (February 2013). "Public Works: NEH, Congress, and the State Humanities Councils" (PDF). The Public Historian (The Regents of the University of California and the National Council on Public History) 35 (1): 32. doi:10.1525/tph.2013.35.1.28. ISSN 0272-3433.
- "About us" Mississippi Humanities Council Accessed Dec. 26, 2015
- MHC Public Awards
- http://hottytoddy.com/2015/12/15/mississippi-humanities-council-honors-oxford-author-alysia-burton-steele/ "Mississippi Humanities Council Honors Oxford Author Alysia Burton Steele" Hottytoddy.com Dec. 15, 2015
- Family Literacy Program