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  1. thumbnail image for blog post: The Story Behind Ken Burns’ Newest Documentary: ‘Hemingway’
    February 26, 2021

    Good news for literature enthusiasts: America’s most famous documentary filmmaker is tackling the life of one of its most famous authors. Hemingway debuts on PBS April 5.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Gives 1,300 Books to South Dakota Schools, Libraries
    February 21, 2021

    During an ongoing pandemic and a frigid South Dakota winter, the South Dakota Humanities Council is providing extra ways to get reading material into the hands of people who would enjoy it.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: Women’s Rights Pioneers Gloria Steinem, Sally Roesch Wagner Featured in SDHC Program Feb. 18
    February 12, 2021

    For more than half a century, American icon Gloria Steinem has led the fight for women’s rights. Now, she brings her stories from the front lines of the movement to South Dakota Humanities Council audiences during an exclusive virtual event.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Get a Free Copy of the 2021 South Dakota Humanities Council Program Catalog
    February 4, 2021

    The 2021 guide to all things South Dakota Humanities Council has been released.

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: One Book South Dakota Arrives at South Dakota Humanities Council Office
    January 29, 2021

    The 2021 One Book South Dakota “The Children’s Blizzard” has arrived: gather your book club and plan to find a cozy place to immerse yourselves in a story that unfolded during a South Dakota winter.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: Spring Grant Deadline Is Feb. 28
    January 22, 2021

    As the nation continues to navigate the tumult of a public health crisis and civil unrest, humanities programs are as vital as they've ever been.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: Melanie Benjamin’s ‘The Children's Blizzard’ Announced as 2021 One Book South Dakota
    January 16, 2021

    Inspired by a ferocious storm that struck Dakota Territory in 1888, the 2021 One Book South Dakota is a historical novel that hits close to home.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: ‘We are not feminists: We are the law’
    January 10, 2021

    “My grandmother would say, “We’re not feminists, we’re the law.”

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: The Year of COVID-19 – South Dakota Humanities Council Celebrates End of Year Highlights After a Difficult Year
    January 3, 2021

    While most people would agree that 2020 presented more than its share of challenges, it also provided positive moments.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: Voting: Why It Matters Kickoff Brings Crowd of Engaged Participants to Discussion of Powerful Indigenous Women
    December 18, 2020

    SDHC drew a large, enthusiastic virtual crowd for the first “Voting: Why It Matters” statewide discussion on the importance of civic participation.

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