Event Calendar

July 8, 2020

VIRTUAL PROGRAM!!
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

5 PM Mountain Time!

Scholar: Molly Barari

Sponsored By: Rapid City Public Library

For more information, contact: Aly Albert <aalbert@rcplib.org>

July 17, 2020

Historic Adams House lawn
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presentation about the new tour script for the Historic Adams House.

Scholar: Paul Higbee

Venue Address: 22 Van Buren St, Deadwood

Sponsored By: Deadwood History, Inc.

For more information, contact: Carolyn Weber <carolyn@deadwoodhistory.com>

Author and historian, Paul Higbee, was hired to rewrite the Adams House tour script. He will describe the script-writing process and what visitors can expect when they take a tour of the Adams House. During the presentation, audience members can ask questions about the project, the families, and the house. Please come and share your stories of the Adams House and its occupants. Bring a lunch and enjoy the Historic Adams House lawn; 12:00 noon; free for members and $5 for non-members. Following Higbee's presentation, Deadwood History will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Historic Adams House opening to the public by offering mini cupcakes and lemonade. In case of inclement weather, the lecture will be moved to the Homestake Adams Research and Cultural Center (HARCC).

July 21, 2020

VIRTUAL PROGRAM!!
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sponsored By: Huron Public Library

For more information, contact: Angela Bailey <cataloger@libraryhuronsd.com>

July 23, 2020

VIRTUAL PROGRAM!!
10:00 am - 11:00 am

Scholar: Joanna Jones

Sponsored By: Grace Balloch Memorial Library

For more information, contact: Amber Wilde <amber.wilde@cityofspearfish.com>

VIRTUAL PROGRAM!! - Topic: How do we discuss excessive force by police and civic responsibility for it in schools?
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Scholar: Lawrence Diggs

Sponsored By: South Dakota Humanities Council

For more information, contact: Ryan Woodard <ryan@sdhumanities.org>

 

Details - The South Dakota Humanities Council, in cooperation with longtime SDHC scholar Lawrence Diggs, hosts a weekly discussion series, "Brainstorming: the Human Connection," to foster people peace and unity during these trying and divisive times. Diggs will use his humanities expertise to introduce and connect people with one another to help avoid tragic misunderstandings like the one that occurred in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, when George Floyd, an African-American man, died after police knelt on his back and neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds in Minneapolis, Minn.

VIRTUAL PROGRAM
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Scholar: Lawrence Diggs

Venue Address: Brookings

Sponsored By: South Dakota Humanities Council

For more information, contact: Ryan Woodard <ryan@sdhumanities.org>

VIRTUAL PROGRAM!!
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Scholar: Joanna Jones

Sponsored By: Grace Balloch Memorial Library

For more information, contact: Amber Wilde <amber.wilde@cityofspearfish.com>

VIRTUAL PROGRAM!!
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Scholar: Joanna Jones

Sponsored By: Grace Balloch Memorial Library

For more information, contact: Amber Wilde <amber.wilde@cityofspearfish.com>

VIRTUAL PROGRAM!!
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Scholar: Joanna Jones

Sponsored By: Grace Balloch Memorial Library

For more information, contact: Amber Wilde <amber.wilde@cityofspearfish.com>

July 25, 2020

High Plains Western Heritage Center
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Scholar: Allen & Jill Kirkham

Venue Address: 825 Heritage Dr, Spearfish

Sponsored By: High Plains Western Heritage Center

For more information, contact: Karla Scovell <karla@westernheritagecenter.com>

July 29, 2020

VIRTUAL PROGRAM
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Scholar: Alison McGhee

Sponsored By: Mitchell Public Library

For more information, contact: Jean Patrick <jean@santel.net>

July 30, 2020

VIRTUAL PROGRAM!! - Topic: The Human Element of Policing featuring special guest Aberdeen Police Chief David McNeil
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Scholar: Lawrence Diggs

Sponsored By: South Dakota Humanities Council

For more information, contact: Ryan Woodard <ryan@sdhumanities.org>

 

Details - The South Dakota Humanities Council, in cooperation with longtime SDHC scholar Lawrence Diggs, hosts a weekly discussion series, "Brainstorming: the Human Connection," to foster people peace and unity during these trying and divisive times. Diggs will use his humanities expertise to introduce and connect people with one another to help avoid tragic misunderstandings like the one that occurred in Minneapolis on May 25, 2020, when George Floyd, an African-American man, died after police knelt on his back and neck for 8 minutes and 46 seconds in Minneapolis, Minn.

VIRTUAL PROGRAM
10:30 am - 11:30 am

Scholar: Lawrence Diggs

Venue Address: Brookings

Sponsored By: South Dakota Humanities Council

For more information, contact: Ryan Woodard <ryan@sdhumanities.org>

August 1, 2020

Dahl Arts Center
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Scholar: Molly Barari

Venue Address: Dahl Arts Center, 713 7th St, Rapid City

Sponsored By: Rapid City Arts Council

For more information, contact: Katie Wolff <katie.wolff@thedahl.org>