Public Scholars delivered stand-alone presentations for 90 minutes, with 30 minutes reserved for Q & A sessions. Presentations explored topics with historical content and contemporary relevance. Scholars engaged audiences beyond the standard lecture model, with talks that encouraged curiosity and inspired a collaborative learning environment. You can find a printable version of the catalogue here.
Program ending March 31st. Applications for the Public Scholars program are now closed.
Any tax-exempt organization in New York State is eligible to apply.
The application process for this program is competitive. Priority is given to organizations expressing the greatest need for humanities content in their community; diversity in their audience; opportunities for partnerships; and dynamic plans for outreach/publicity. Host organizations are limited to two Public Scholars events per year.
February 15th, 2018 was the last day to book a Public Scholar. HNY's Public Scholars program will cease activity on March 31, 2018.