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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Awarded $100K for Young Readers Initiative
    December 14, 2016

    The SDHC will use the funds to promote literacy to elementary students on SD American Indian reservations and to Spanish-speaking English Language Learners.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: Festival of Books Sees Record Attendance
    December 1, 2016

    SDHC brought the 2016 Festival to new host town Brookings in September. More than 10,000 attendees met more than 70 authors and illustrators at the events.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: Four Win 2016 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities
    October 21, 2016

    Three people and one bank were recognized with the 2016 Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities award for their contributions to humanities in the state.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: Up Close & Pulitzer: A Conversation with Jane Smiley
    October 18, 2016

    South Dakota Public Broadcasting's Lori Walsh talks with Jane Smiley in front of a live audience at the South Dakota Festival of Books in Brookings.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: Essays: Pulitzer Prize Winners in South Dakota
    October 10, 2016

    A collection of essays from scholars, educators, authors and journalists on the value of works by the Pulitzer Prize winners who have presented in SD in 2016.

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