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Archives for March, 2017

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Why the Humanities: 'The Maps and Tools to Find Your Way Back Home'
    March 23, 2017

    Take an example of something you like to do, that adds value or meaning to your life, and ask yourself: why is this thing that I like important? How do you answer the question? Your answer—whatever it ends up being—is the humanities.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.