Program Archives

Over the years, the NJCH has sponsored a variety of successful programs. We document a number of them here with pages from the original websites:

Clemente Courses
– Through a partnership with Bard College, the New Jersey Council for the Humanities has offered the Clemente Course in the Humanities. These college-level interdisciplinary courses were designed to give adults whose life circumstances impeded their access to traditional higher education. >More


Environment, Equity & American History
– Learn about the history of NJ’s environments. Footage from this fall 2011 program series and other historical resources are available online. >More

Face to Face: Community Conversations on Environmental Justice paired communities with scholars from a wide range of humanities disciplines and provided them with high-quality resources to explore and discuss the emerging concept of environmental justice and its connections to day-to-day life. >More

Ideas at Work
– The New Jersey Council for the Humanities created Ideas at Work to offer companies and their employees a forum for thought and dialogue on a wide array of humanities subjects. For more than a decade, Ideas at Work turned the ordinary lunch into something extraordinary. >More

Justice: A Dialogue Through Film – was a series of film screenings and discussions at New Jersey public libraries, which ran from January-October 2010 on the theme of justice. >More

Key Ingredients: America By Food
. This Smithsonian Institution exhibit traveled throughout New Jersey from May 2008-March 2009. More than 50,000 people saw the exhibit or learned about New Jersey’s food history through associated programs. >More

New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music tells the story of a nation through the music of its people, and ran from March-December 2011. >More