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An Evening with Said Salah Ahmed: Somali Storytelling

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An Evening of Somali Storytelling with the Minnesota Humanities Center

The Minnesota Humanities Center invites you to spend an evening with Said Salah Ahmed and learn about Somali Storytelling.

Posted: October 25, 2013
Catherine Hogarth Dickens (left) and Lillian Nayder (right)

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A Dickensian Event in Maine

The Maine Humanities Council's 2013 Winter Weekend on Charles Dickens' Great Expectations inspires a spinoff book club program.

Posted: October 23, 2013
Rhode Island 2013 Celebration of the Humanities

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Celebrate 40 Years of Engaging & Inspiring Rhode Island

This October, the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities will celebrate the Council's 40th anniversary as Rhode Island's supporter of the public humanities.

Posted: September 25, 2013
"Sandy was here." Arm-of-the-Sea Productions, Inc., Malden on Hudson, NY

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New York focuses on recovery After Sandy

The New York Council for the Humanities has just announced the creation of an AfterSandy Network: a resource-sharing network for those affected by natural disasters.

Posted: September 5, 2013
East facade, The Royall House & Slave Quarters

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Mass Humanities grantee shines in the spotlight

Wide recognition comes to the Royall House & Slave Quarters for their efforts to bring the history of slavery in Massachusetts to light.

Posted: September 5, 2013
View of the crowd from the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington

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Let Freedom Ring: State Councils celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington

On the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, state humanities councils across the country celebrate Dr. King's vision for the Civil Rights movement with a variety of events.

Posted: August 27, 2013
The Way We Worked in Kansas Infographic

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The Kansas Humanities Council at Work

The statewide impact of The Way We Worked in Kansas.

Posted: August 22, 2013
TEDxIndianapolis

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Indiana Humanities to help bring TEDx to Indianapolis

Indiana Humanities will partner with other area organizations to bring a TEDx event to Indianapolis.

Posted: August 7, 2013
What makes a Hero?

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What Makes a Hero?

This August, The Remembering Project will host Community Conversations on the various ways enslaved African Americans fought for their freedom.  

Posted: July 23, 2013
West Virginia State Capitol Dome

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Emancipating West Virginia

This October, the West Virginia Humanities Council welcomes Harold Holzer, one of the nation's leading Abraham Lincoln scholars for the 2013 McCreight Lecture in the Humanities.

Posted: July 23, 2013