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

    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 recognized as the voice of the Vietnam generation has joined the lineup for the 2017 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

    My parents introduced me to the humanities well before I was aware that there was such a thing. They didn’t set out to do it. It just happened.

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

    The 2017 Young Readers One Book is “Tales from Deckawoo Drive”, a bind-in of three series books written by Kate DiCamillo and illustrated by Chris Van Dusen.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: 2017 One Book SD Combines Food, Family
    February 7, 2017

    Food and family intertwine in the 2017 One Book South Dakota selection, Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal.

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

    Major grant applications must involve humanities professionals and include the humanities as a central focus of the program for which funding is sought.

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

    The project advances the Council's mission to promote civil conversation, accomplished by engaging populations within our state through community discussions.

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