Blog

  1. April 18, 2019
    Andy Boyle is living proof of his hypothesis: life is a science experiment.
  2. 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.
  3. March 26, 2019
    “Since the nineteenth century, the humanities have generally been defined as the disciplines that investigate the expressions of the human mind.”
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. February 25, 2019
    An overseas chain of McDonald’s stores is adding a “scrumdiddlyumptious” element to its famous Happy Meals.
  7. January 18, 2019
    Ready to start your first book club discussion of the New Year with a novel you can talk about with everyone else in South Dakota?
  8. January 8, 2019
    The students from St. Joseph’s Indian School who attended this year’s S.D. Festival of Books are all authors in the making.
  9. January 4, 2019
    In 2018, the South Dakota Humanities Council hosted distinguished humanities experts and helped South Dakotans discuss contemporary issues of vital importance to America’s democracy.
  10. December 19, 2018
    The South Dakota Humanities Council has revealed its 2019 common read selections for adults and young readers throughout the state.