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Blog

  1. As could be expected from an author who writes books based on his experiences, Kent Nerburn has taken careful notes during his 2019 One Book South Dakota Tour, which began in Watertown June 4. Continue Reading

  2. The South Dakota Humanities Council has created a new program called “I Learned to Read at…” in which our constituents share their first literary steps along with a donation in the amount of their choosing. Continue Reading

  3. Though he won’t be sitting next to Fatback in the back seat of Grover’s beat-up old Buick as he tours South Dakota this summer, Kent Nerburn’s 2019 One Book Tour does bear similarities to the journey that led him to write “Neither Wolf nor Dog: On Forgotten Roads with an Indian Elder.” Continue Reading

  4. Submissions are being accepted through Aug. 15 for the Veterans Story Contest, which is open to veterans or current service members of any branch of the United States military currently living in South Dakota. Continue Reading

Event Calendar

17
Jun
11:00 am | Yankton Community Library
25
Jun
12:00 pm | Karl Mundt Library, DSU
27
Jun
7:00 pm | Elkton Community Library
28
Jun
9:30 am | Wicoti Tiwahe (camp family) Lakota Youth Development
28
Jun
1:00 pm | Dewey County Library
6
Jul
11:00 am | Historic Prairie Village Opera House
9
Jul

South Dakota Humanities Council

The South Dakota Humanities Council (SDHC), founded in 1972 in response to an act of Congress, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and the only cultural organization in the state whose sole mission is to deliver humanities programming to the people of South Dakota. Our vision is to "lead statewide advocacy for the humanities, working with other partners to foster literary and civic engagement." This programming vision forms the core mission:

The South Dakota Humanities Council celebrates literature, promotes civil conversation, and tells the stories that define our state.

Want to read more about what the humanities are? Check out our definition of the humanities and examples of various humanities disciplines explored by our programs. 

It’s technology married with liberal arts, humanities, that yields us the result that makes our heart sing.
- Steve Jobs (the late founder and CEO, Apple)