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

    With the 2016 Young Readers One Book SD program, more than 5,000 copies of a special edition are in the hands of elementary students starting in spring.

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

    Murray addresses this year’s 40th Annual Great Plains Writers Conference whose theme is “The Role of the Humanities in the Digital Age: The GPWC at 40 Years.”

  3. 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.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: The Question of J. Robert Oppenheimer in the 21st Century
    February 29, 2016

    Kent Meyers, author and educator, asks the question of 'What if ... ?' after reviewing the Pulitzer Prize-winning biography 'American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer,' by Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: Harper Lee and the South Dakota Connection
    February 23, 2016

    As SDHC celebrates the centennial of the Pulitzer Prize, we also remember the late Nelle Harper Lee and highlight SD’s connections with the Prize winner’s work.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: March Events Launch Pulitzer Centennial in SD
    February 16, 2016

    Three Pulitzer Prize winning authors are coming to South Dakota for the first two events of a statewide celebration of the Prize’s 100th anniversary.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: 2016 One Book South Dakota Ready for Reading Groups
    February 10, 2016

    Readers across South Dakota will read and discuss Jane Smiley’s 2014 novel “Some Luck”, in the 14th year of One Book South Dakota.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: Pulitzer Winner Talks About Researching History, Resilience of the Mandan People
    February 1, 2016

    “For some reason people always said their history could not be written,” Elizabeth Fenn said of the Mandan tribe. “It seemed to me that it could.”

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Author Jane Smiley
    January 18, 2016

    Though you may be familiar with Smiley and some of her works, here are some intriguing facts about the best-selling author that you probably didn’t know.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: Best of 2015 – SDHC Staff Picks Edition
    January 11, 2016

    Staff picks for the best of the South Dakota Humanities Council in 2015 include: 2015 Festival of Books in Deadwood, fundraising challenges and more.

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