Maryland Humanities Executive Director Lindsey Baker talks about the importance of providing general operating grants and what it means for equity.
October 28, 2022
Jacquelyn Lucy is a lifelong Marylander: born in Baltimore and raised in Glen Burnie, she currently resides in Catonsville. Currently retired, the Maryland Humanities donor has had an eclectic career. Lucy served as a former English and Journalism teacher at Severna Park Senior High School, a Public Information Coordinator/ Director of Alumni and Public Affairs for Dean’s Office at University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, and the Media Relations Coordinator at the Community College of Baltimore County. She also owned her own marketing and communications business, Image Matters. Lucy spoke with us about the need for the humanities to address today’s issues in an open way.
August 8, 2022
Keith Stone serves as Vice Chair of Maryland Humanities’ Board of Directors, as well as Chair of the organization’s Grants Committee. He talks with us about Maryland Humanities’ shift from providing project-based support to general operating funding. By day, Stone is as a partner and private equity portfolio manager at Brown Advisory.
July 27, 2022
With a group, Labor Historian Bill Barry sponsors our Maryland History Day Special Prizes Awarded for Excellence in Labor History (Junior and Senior Divisions). We spoke to Barry about the Maryland History Day's impact.
May 3, 2022
Devin Page of Northern Middle School and Michael Yuscavage of of Arundel High School were named this year’s Maryland History Day Statewide Middle and High School Teacher of the Year, respectively. The teachers discuss the impact of Maryland History Day program on students.
April 21, 2022
Last fall, the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources program awarded us $82,188 to support a Maryland History Day for English Learners Curriculum, featuring a collection of lesson plans and worksheets. We’re in the creation stage of this project, and we recently spoke about it with Lia Atanat, our Maryland History Day Outreach & Professional Development Coordinator.
March 31, 2022
Our Executive Director, Lindsey Baker, writes about her time starting out as our Executive Director, when we were all remote, getting to know people invested the organization, and how we've incorporated that into our programming.
March 15, 2022
Saima Sitwat, author of "American Muslim: An Immigrant’s Journey," sits on our Board of Directors. She has curated a panel called “Becoming American” for CityLit Festival: Maryland Center for the Book at Maryland Humanities serves as one of the festival’s partners this year. The panel consists of Maryland women who’ve immigrated to America. We spoke to her about the event, her experience writing as an immigrant, and more.
February 22, 2022
Eden Etzel, our Program Assistant for Maryland Center for the Book, delves into our top three contenders for One Maryland One Book 2022. This year's theme is "New Beginnings."
February 3, 2022
We announce our top ten contenders for One Maryland One Book 2022! The theme this year is "New Beginnings."
January 7, 2022