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2021 John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities Program

October 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

North Carolina Humanities has selected Alex Albright to receive the 2021 John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities. Albright is being honored for his statewide impact and dedication to creative writing, teaching, and humanities advocacy. Read our award announcement press release to learn more.

The John Tyler Caldwell Award for the Humanities program will air online on Friday, October 29, 2021 starting at 4:00 PM EST.

The program will be available to watch for free on NC Humanities’ Facebook and YouTube pages. All are welcome to join.

As part of the 2021 celebration, southern writer and lecturer John Shelton Reed will give a special address on southern culture, focusing on arguably the region’s most acclaimed food: barbeque.


Q: How do I attend?  
A: Join us for this free, virtual event and award presentation on Friday, Oct. 29 at 4:00 PM EST. Everyone can watch the program for free on our Facebook and YouTube pages. To attend, simply visit these pages at 4:00 PM EST on October 29, and you will see the program playing.

Q: Is there a difference if I watch this on Facebook or on YouTube?
A: Nope! The program will be the same on both platforms.

Q: Do I need to register or have a ticket to attend?
A: No registration and no ticket are required to watch this event.

Q: Is this event free? 
A: This event is free, and no registration is required.



Please consider making a gift in honor of Alex Albright. Those who donate to NC Humanities will receive the premier 1992 issue of North Carolina Literary Review edited by Albright! To donate, visit our online contribution page, or mail your contribution to our office. Thank you.

Thank you North Carolina Literary Review and North Carolina Writers’ Network for sponsoring this year’s Caldwell Award program!

Questions? Email mmoore@nchumanities.org.


October 29
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Event Category:


NC Humanities

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