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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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."

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Announces Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities Winners
    August 27, 2019

    The South Dakota Humanities Council, a non-profit that leads statewide advocacy for the humanities, is pleased to announce this year’s winners of the Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities Awards.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: From Nebraska Beauty Pageant Queen to the New York Times Bestseller List: Learn All About Festival Author Tosca Lee
    August 9, 2019

    New York Times bestselling author Tosca Lee has an arc to her life that may even rival some of the characters in her novels.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Supports Another National Poet Laureate Appearance in SD
    August 5, 2019

    The South Dakota Humanities Council is again helping to bring a U.S. Poet Laureate to South Dakota.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: Acclaimed Romance, Mystery Author Graham Making Deadwood Debut
    July 19, 2019

    Not only is bestselling author Heather Graham visiting Deadwood for the first time this October, but she’s also a “combatant” in a shootout staged by Deadwood Alive and hosted in conjunction with the South Dakota Festival of Books.

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