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  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Why the Humanities: 'Don't Be Like the Goldfish'
    March 20, 2017

    My dad likes to tell the story of a favorite teacher who told students that goldfish don’t mind living in small fish bowls because their brains are very small, and every time they swim around the bowl, it’s a new experience.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Why the Humanities: 'The Humanities is Fully Half of our Human Existence'
    March 16, 2017

    So what about us as humans? It is our nature to ask that question, and so the humanities exist.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: Why the Humanities: 'Humanities and Education Go Hand in Hand'
    March 14, 2017

    Angela Ostrander, supervisor of the Faith Public/School Library, explains why the humanities are important from the perspective of a librarian/SDHC program coordinator.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: NEH Recognizes SDHC as 'Exemplary" During Site Visit
    March 10, 2017

    NEH representatives visited South Dakota to conclude a five-year review process that included site visit interviews with more than 40 people.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: Award-Winning Vietnam Era Author to Appear at Festival
    March 7, 2017

    An award-winning author who is recognized by many as the voice of the Vietnam generation has joined the lineup for the 2017 South Dakota Festival of Books in Deadwood and Rapid City.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: Spreading Enlightenment to All Corners of the State
    March 3, 2017

    Terry Woster explains what the humanities mean to him.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: Young Readers One Book 2017 Features Unforgettable Illustrator
  8. thumbnail image for blog post: 2017 One Book SD Combines Food, Family
    February 7, 2017

    Rise of the 'Foodie' Culture

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Awards $49K in Statewide Grants
    December 15, 2016

    The South Dakota Humanities Council Board of Directors has awarded $49,000 in major grant funding to organizations around the state. Major grant applications must involve humanities professionals and…

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: Chiesman Center Awarded Major Grant for Conversation series
    December 15, 2016

    The Chiesman Center for Democracy in Rapid City was awarded $15,000 at the South Dakota Humanities Council  November board meeting to hold “Race, Civility and Community Conversations” in South Dakota,…

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