Six-part documentary chronicles the full sweep of African-American history, from the origins of slavery on the African continent through more than four centuries of remarkable historic events up to the present day.
The first documentary to examine the evolution of the heroes who leapt from the pages of comic books over the last 75 years, this three-part miniseries chronicles how disposable diversions that once cost a dime became the foundation for a multi-billion-dollar industry from 1938 to 2010.
The first major television documentary series to chronicle the rich and varied history of Latinos, who have for the past 500-plus years helped shape what is today the United States and have become the country’s largest minority group.
Exhibition supported by the Hawai’i Council for the Humanities brings together seven Hawai‘i-produced manga and explores the varied cross-cultural sources that influenced the narratives and artistic styles of these works.
The story of how African, European, and indigenous cultural traditions have interacted over a period of more than 500 years to form the distinctive culture of this fascinating area of the largest country in South America.
This traveling exhibition examines how President Lincoln used the Constitution to confront three intertwined crises of the Civil War—the secession of Southern states, slavery and wartime civil liberties.
Traveling exhibit on the dramatic history of the King James Bible, what we know about the scholars who translated it, and how it has continued to influence literature, culture, and society for over 400 years.
Does the Constitution have what it takes to keep up with modern America? Join Peter Sagal, host of NPR’s Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! as he hits the road to find out. Traveling across the country by motorcycle, Sagal is in search of where the U.S. Constitution lives, how it works and how it doesn’t… how it unites us as a nation and how it has nearly torn us apart.
This five-part series chronicles the unprecedented international movement of citizen activists who fought for three decades to bring down the brutal, racist system of apartheid in South Africa when their governments would not.
Humanities Texas and the Harry Ransom Center will present MYSTERY! a conversation with two New York Times bestselling mystery authors David Lindsey and Archer Mayor, moderated by Karen Olsson, author of Waterloo and a contributing editor for Texas Monthly.
Documentary explores the little-known story of the post-Emancipation era and the labor practices and laws that effectively created a new form of slavery in the South that persisted well into the 20th century.
Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War, a traveling exhibition, examines how President Abraham Lincoln used the Constitution to confront three intertwined crises of the Civil War – the secession of Southern states, slavery, and wartime civil liberties.
Wari’s capital is one of the largest archaeological sites in South America. From AD 600 and 1000, its denizens created an exhilarating episode in the history of the Americas by forging a society now widely regarded as one of the western hemisphere’s first empires.
Manifold Greatness: The Creation and Afterlife of the King James Bible celebrates the 400th anniversary of the first printing of the King James Bible in 1611 and examines its fascinating and complex history.
Join the Delaware Humanities Forum for the premiere of Strokes of Justice: the Simmie Knox Story about the life and work of artist Simmie Knox and meet the artist at a reception following the film screening.
Freedom Riders looks at six months in 1961 when more than 400 courageous Americans - old and young, black and white, men and women, Northern and Southern - risked their lives to challenge segregated facilities in the South.
In the early decades of the Twentieth Century, a storm of modernism swept through the art worlds of the West, uprooting centuries of tradition in the visual arts, music, literature, dance, theater and beyond.
Revealing the African Presence in Renaissance Europe invites visitors to explore the roles of Africans and their descendents in Renaissance Europe as revealed in compelling paintings, drawings, sculpture and printed books of the period.