Blog

  1. June 9, 2019
    As could be expected from an author who writes books based on his experiences, Kent Nerburn has taken careful notes during his 2019 One Book South Dakota Tour, which began in Watertown June 4.
  2. May 31, 2019
    The South Dakota Humanities Council has created a new program called “I Learned to Read at…” in which our constituents share their first literary steps along with a donation in the amount of their choosing.
  3. May 22, 2019
    Though he won’t be sitting next to Fatback in the back seat of Grover’s beat-up old Buick as he tours South Dakota this summer, Kent Nerburn’s 2019 One Book Tour does bear similarities to the journey that led him to write “Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder.”
  4. May 17, 2019
    Submissions are being accepted through Aug. 15 for the Veterans Story Contest, which is open to veterans or current service members of any branch of the United States military currently living in South Dakota.
  5. May 8, 2019
    The South Dakota State Historical Society Press has printed and delivered the 2019 Young Readers One Book, “Tatanka and Other Legends of the Lakota People,” to the SDHC office for statewide distribution.
  6. April 18, 2019
    Andy Boyle is living proof of his hypothesis: life is a science experiment.
  7. April 12, 2019
    In 2019, SDHC is offering an unprecedented alternate language version of its Young Readers One Book, which coincides nicely with a recent piece of S.D. legislation.
  8. March 26, 2019
    “Since the nineteenth century, the humanities have generally been defined as the disciplines that investigate the expressions of the human mind.”
  9. March 21, 2019
    The South Dakota Festival of Books was honored recently by an entity that knows a thing or two about “honor” – the Van D. and Barbara B. Fishback Honors College at South Dakota State University.
  10. March 16, 2019
    Texas elementary school principal Belinda George has developed a fail-safe tactic for ensuring her students get bedtime stories: she reads to them via Facebook live stream.