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  1. thumbnail image for blog post: 2019 Was a Year to Remember for the South Dakota Humanities Council
    January 7, 2020

    The South Dakota Humanities Council educated and entertained readers and humanities enthusiasts of all ages in 2019 while providing access to culturally significant literature and moments of real-life connection that exemplify the word “humanities.”

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Funds Eight Grant Projects Totaling $36K
    December 22, 2019

    The South Dakota Humanities Council awarded grants for eight humanities-based research and discussion programs that will be launched in the coming months.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: 2020 One Book South Dakota ‘Unfollow’ has Arrived, Available for Statewide Loan
    December 18, 2019

    The 2020 One Book South Dakota “Unfollow: A Memoir of Loving and Leaving the Westboro Baptist Church” has arrived at the South Dakota Humanities Council office and is available for loan!

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Meets Fundraising Goal for S.D. Day of Giving
    December 6, 2019

    The South Dakota Humanities Council met its fundraising goal for the South Dakota Day of Giving, gathering more than $5,000 in donations from the Dec. 3 event.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: South Dakota Humanities Council Unveils 2020 Common Read Selections
    December 4, 2019

    The 2020 One Book South Dakota is a tale of reinvention, of a person who changed her mind and her ways and left her family — her infamous and outspoken family, known nationwide for raucous protests at funerals of U.S. soldiers — for a quiet life in rural South Dakota.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: One Book Reveal Dec. 3: Learn the Title, Meet the Author at our Office in Brookings!
    November 29, 2019

    On Dec. 3, readers will have a rare opportunity to meet the One Book author as the selection is announced.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Participating in Second Annual South Dakota Gives Campaign
    November 19, 2019

    After raising more than $5,000 during the inaugural South Dakota Day of Giving Nov. 27, 2018, the South Dakota Humanities Council is gearing up for the 2019 event.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: 2019 Veterans Story Contest: The Winners
    November 8, 2019

    The 2019 Veterans Story Contest invited past and current service members who live in South Dakota to submit their stories in written or video formats. The resulting entries were memorable.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: Applications Being Accepted for 2020 SDHC Scholars
    October 29, 2019

    The South Dakota Humanities Council’s Speakers Bureau is integral to the organization's mission of bringing humanities programs to all areas of South Dakota.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: Former Westboro Baptist Church Member, S.D. Resident Featured at 2019 Festival of Books, Will Discuss Memoir, Decision to Leave Infamous Church
    September 14, 2019

    As a member of what's been referred to as the "most hated family in America" and granddaughter of infamous religious zealot and Westboro Baptist Church pastor Fred Phelps, Megan Phelps-Roper grew up on raucous picket lines protesting funerals with messages like "God Hates Fags."

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