Blog

  1. January 24, 2020
    Are you interested in being a part of an organization that leads statewide advocacy for the humanities and puts on the popular South Dakota Festival of Books?
  2. January 7, 2020
    The South Dakota Humanities Council educated and entertained readers and humanities enthusiasts of all ages in 2019 while providing access to culturally significant literature and moments of real-life connection that exemplify the word “humanities.”
  3. December 22, 2019
    The South Dakota Humanities Council awarded grants for eight humanities-based research and discussion programs that will be launched in the coming months.
  4. December 18, 2019
    The 2020 One Book South Dakota “Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church” has arrived at the South Dakota Humanities Council office and is available for loan!
  5. December 6, 2019
    The South Dakota Humanities Council met its fundraising goal for the South Dakota Day of Giving, gathering more than $5,000 in donations from the Dec. 3 event.
  6. December 4, 2019
    The 2020 One Book South Dakota is a tale of reinvention, of a person who changed her mind and her ways and left her family — her infamous and outspoken family, known nationwide for raucous protests at funerals of U.S. soldiers — for a quiet life in rural South Dakota.
  7. November 29, 2019
    On Dec. 3, readers will have a rare opportunity to meet the One Book author as the selection is announced.
  8. November 19, 2019
    After raising more than $5,000 during the inaugural South Dakota Day of Giving Nov. 27, 2018, the South Dakota Humanities Council is gearing up for the 2019 event.
  9. November 8, 2019
    The 2019 Veterans Story Contest invited past and current service members who live in South Dakota to submit their stories in written or video formats. The resulting entries were memorable.
  10. October 11, 2019
    From gourmet meals to poignant book discussions to Wild West shootouts, Festival fans were treated to a wide variety of events during the 17th annual Festival of Books.