2018 Public Humanities Award Recipients Danielle Allen and Mannie L. Jackson

Thank you for supporting and joining us as we honored Danielle Allen and Mannie Jackson on Wednesday, May 30th at the Marriott Marquis. A special thank you to our book donors and Guest Chef Lamar Moore.

2018 Illinois Public Humanities Award Recipients and MC with Angel Ysaguirre
L-R: Angel Ysaguirre, Illinois Humanities Executive Director; Danielle Allen, 2018 Public Humanities Award Recipient; Mannie L. Jackson, 2018 Public Humanities Award Recipient; and Ryan Baker, CBS 2 Chicago Sports Anchor and MC at the 2018 Public Humanities Benefit Awards Luncheon (photo by Eddie Quinones)

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Past Public Humanities Award Recipients

  • 2017 – Jeanne Gang

  • 2016 – Dr. Walter E. Massey

  • 2015 – Howard Tullman

  • 2014 – Jay Franke and David Herro

  • 2013 – Lisa Yun Lee

  • 2012 – Bruce Sagan and Bette Cerf Hill

  • 2011  – John A. Wing

  • 2010 – Anna Eleanor Roosevelt

  • 2008 – Carlos Tortolero

  • 2007 – Barbara Gaines

  • 2006 – Mary A. Dempsey

  • 2005 – The Honorable Abner and Zoe Mikva

  • 1994 – Martin E. Marty, Stanley J. Ikenberry, Richard J. Franke, Chicago Tribune

  • 1993 – Francis J. Pettis

  • 1992 – Nancy Anderson Stevenson

  • 1990 – Bridget Lamont

  • 1989 – Cyrus Colter

  • 1988 – Brena and Lee Freeman

  • 1987 – The Honorable Dawn Clark Netsch and Walter Netsch

  • 1986 – Mary Ward Wolkonsky

  • 1985 – J. Michael Lennon

  • 1984 – John Hope Franklin, Stuart Steuver, The Honorable Jim Edgar, The Honorable Paul Simon, The Honorable Sidney Yates, Louise Año Nuevo Kerr