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Posts with Category: Festival of Books

  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Tommy Orange Signs on for 2021 Festival of Books in Deadwood
    May 2, 2021

    Tommy Orange, whose searing debut novel made him one of the most-discussed authors of the past two years, is coming to the 2021 South Dakota Festival of Books in Deadwood.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Voting Program Concludes, Recordings Available for Viewing
    April 16, 2021

    The South Dakota Humanities Council’s popular Voting: Why It Matters program has concluded, but the sessions remain available for viewing online.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC'S Final Voting: Why It Matters Discussion Program to Include State Legislators, Political Experts
    April 1, 2021

    Appropriately, the final panel discussion for Voting: Why It Matters will include two people who were elected to make South Dakota laws.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: South Dakota Organizations: Apply by April 2 to Host One Book SD Author Melanie Benjamin for a Virtual Conversation!
    March 26, 2021

    SDHC is now accepting applications from South Dakota organizations to host virtual conversations with 2021 One Book South Dakota Author Melanie Benjamin. SDHC selected Benjamin’s acclaimed historical novel, The Children’s Blizzard, as the 2021 One Book in January

  5. thumbnail image for blog post: Louise Erdrich Live: SDHC Zoom Program Features Acclaimed Author March 25
    March 18, 2021

    SDHC'S discussion series Voting: Why It Matters adds a literary perspective next week by featuring Louise Erdrich, an author whose brilliant prose has earned her numerous honors, deep respect, and a reputation as one of America's finest writers.

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: Juan Felipe Herrera’s ‘Imagine,’ Illustrated by Caldecott Honoree Lauren Castillo, Chosen as 2021 Young Readers One Book
    March 12, 2021

    The work of two acclaimed creative artists, translated into two languages, equals one extraordinary book for young readers in South Dakota.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: Political Science Experts Will Consider Voting Trends in ‘Voting: Why It Matters’ Event March 9
    March 7, 2021

    Americans were once criticized for their voting apathy, but in 2020 they turned out in record numbers. What made the difference?

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

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