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Archives for March, 2016

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Pulitzer winners tell history of the Father of the Atom Bomb, the Mandan People
    March 31, 2016

    Pulitzer Prize winners Elizabeth Fenn (history, 2015) and Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin (biography, 2006) visited South Dakota in March with the SD Humanities Council's events celebrating the Pulitzer Prize's centennial.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Introducing: Andy Shane and the 2016 Young Readers One Book SD
    March 16, 2016

    Second graders in select schools around South Dakota meet the lovable, low-key hero Andy Shane this spring. With the 2016 Young Readers One Book South Dakota program, more than 5,000 copies of a…

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: The Role of the Humanities in the Digital Age: The GPWC at 40 Years
    March 14, 2016

    “I find myself anticipating a new kind of storyteller,” writes author and Professor Janet H. Murray in her book Hamlet on the Holodeck, “I am drawn to imagining a cyberdrama of the future by the same…

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: The nurses who were the Angels of Bataan
    March 8, 2016

    We Band of Angels tells the first-hand accounts of the 99 nurses who were the first American women to see combat while serving their posts in the Philippines.