Speakers Bureau

Through its Speakers Bureau Program, the Delaware Humanities Forum offers a wide selection of informal presentations designed to promote a better understanding of the world in which we live. These programs are offered to our member Delaware non-profits and other types of organizations.

The application process for the Speakers Bureau is now online!

Click here to create an account and submit an application!  Not ready to apply?  You can preview the application here.

Need help?  Read the application tutorial and let us know if you have any questions about the process.


To Host a Speakers Bureau Program:

1. Look through the Speakers Bureau Catalog and select a program. The catalog also includes more detailed instructions for requesting and hosting a talk.

2. Contact the speaker directly and arrange a date and time for your program. Be sure to discuss any audio/visual needs with each scholar.

3. Request your presentation at least four weeks before your program date through our online application.

4. You will be emailed if your request is approved and prompted to log-in and digitally sign your grant agreement.

5. Submit the Grant Agreement and payment by check to Delaware Humanities prior to your program.

6. Distribute audience evaluations at the program and return them online via USPS or within one week to the Delaware Humanities Forum. Do NOT fax.

7. After the program, log-in and complete the Program Coordinator evaluation.  Be sure to return your completed audience evaluations!

NEW Programs!
The below programs were added in the Summer of 2016:

Flash Fiction by Mary Pauer

From Here to There: Crossing the Delaware on Ferries and Bridges by Mike Dixon

Hamilton:  More Than A Musical by Eric Mease

Life in the Past Lane:  Countries Roads by Mike Dixon

Predictions and Promises that Proved to Be Wrong by Ed Okonowicz

Nothing to Fear: The Triumph of FDR by Daniel Pritchett

The Humor of Abraham Lincoln by Larry Koch

The Life and Impact of Jackie Robinson by Ron Whittington

The Past is Never Dead: The Bitter Legacy of the Civil War by Daniel Pritchett

Voices of the Outsiders: Rock and Roll’s Unsung Artists by Joel Glazier

Available programs can also be viewed online by category below:


Art & Architecture

Language & Literature

Sound & Stage

Culture & Society

Ethics & Public Policy

Pastimes Old & New



Delmarva History & Native Peoples

Global Issues & World History

Methods & Tools

The African American Experience

United States History

Women’s Lives

Or you can browse by speaker name.  Need a speaker’s email?  Click here.