Show Me Missouri: Conversations about Missouri's Past, Present and Future

Presented by the Missouri Humanities Council and The State Historical Society of Missouri

Apply to be a Speaker in 2014

The Show Me Missouri: Conversations about Missouri’s Past, Present and Future Speakers Bureau is seeking speaker applicants for the 2014 program year. A maximum of fifty speakers will be selected, with no more than ten slots reserved for “living history” or Chautauqua-style presenters.

Current Show Me Missouri speakers must reapply to be considered for the 2014 season. All proposals should focus on a topic related to the history, culture, geography, and/or people of Missouri. Applicants may submit no more than two topics for consideration.

Scholars who are selected to participate in this program will be expected to make up to four presentations during the year.  Speakers will receive a $200 honorarium for each presentation, plus reimbursement for up to $150 in travel expenses.

The deadline for submission of applications is October 1, and successful applicants will be notified by December 15.

Apply online.

Questions about the application process should be addressed to Barbara Gill at the Missouri Humanities Council at or (314) 781-9660.