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2012-13 Season of Presentations
The humanities are about sharing powerful stories and exploring big ideas. Commonwealth Speakers is one way that PHC reaches out to all Pennsylvanians to share our excitement about this learning experience. Bring your community together to discover something new about history, the arts and the world around you. Commonwealth Speakers is a great opportunity to share conversations and ideas with scholars, artists and storytellers and to raise awareness of your organization as a center for learning in your region.
Our Speakers are experts from a variety of backgrounds—arts and museum educators, folk artists, dancers, musicians, scholars—who offer presentations on a wide range of popular topics. The 2012-13 Commonwealth Speakers line-up features more than 50 Speakers—selected for their demonstrated expertise and their ability to engage an audience. While Speaker presentations are incredibly diverse in terms of topic and format, they all share a common feature—the opportunity for audiences to come together and learn from each other.
How to Apply
- Administration Materials
- Applicant Responsibilities
- Application Form [172K PDF]
- Application Process
- Costs & Eligibility
- Evaluating the Commonwealth Speakers Program
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Key to Presentations
- Presentations by Category
- Presentations by Speaker
- Presentations by Title
- Programming Suggestions
- Speakers' Biographies
Commonwealth Speakers is a program of the Pennsylvania Humanities Council, supported in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities.Also See...