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  1. thumbnail image for blog post: Virtual Festival Proves the Written Word Can Still Unite Us
    October 26, 2020

    It’s been an unusual year, and an unusual South Dakota Festival of Books. The event, like everything else in 2020, has been turned on its ear by the coronavirus pandemic.

  2. thumbnail image for blog post: Humanities Program Grant Deadline is Oct. 15
    October 7, 2020

    From hosting famous authors and facilitating intriguing conversations to researching historical topics, the South Dakota Humanities Council’s major grant recipients represent a variety of entertaining, educational and inspirational humanities projects.

  3. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC's Distinguished Achievement in the Humanities Award Winners Announced
    September 29, 2020

    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.

  4. thumbnail image for blog post: Museums, Other Cultural Organizations Buying Time with CARES Act Grants from Statewide Humanities Council
  5. thumbnail image for blog post: Celebrating National Book Lovers Day: Turning Point Books
    August 7, 2020

    Journalist and author Lee Shippey said, “The right book at the right time, may mean more in a person’s life than anything else.”

  6. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Opens Second Funding Round for South Dakota COVID-19 Emergency Support
    July 20, 2020

    The South Dakota Humanities Council has opened a second round of grant funding to assist South Dakota cultural organizations struggling to maintain operations during the coronavirus pandemic.

  7. thumbnail image for blog post: South Dakota Humanities Council Announces Brainstorming Program to Discuss Civic Unrest
    July 17, 2020

    The South Dakota Humanities Council, in cooperation with longtime SDHC scholar Lawrence Diggs, has developed a weekly discussion program to address civic unrest and racial bias in the wake of the George Floyd incident in Minneapolis.

  8. thumbnail image for blog post: Statewide Humanities Organization Awards Nearly $100K in COVID-19 Relief to Cultural Organizations
    July 2, 2020

    The statewide South Dakota Humanities Council has awarded $99,568 to cultural organizations struggling to maintain operations during the coronavirus pandemic.

  9. thumbnail image for blog post: SDHC Announces 2020 Veterans Story Contest
    June 19, 2020

    The South Dakota Humanities Council is sponsoring a storytelling contest for veterans that will culminate with an awards ceremony at the South Dakota Festival of Books Oct. 2-4 in Brookings.

  10. thumbnail image for blog post: Speakers Bureau Programs Now Available Virtually
    June 14, 2020

    We previously announced our pivot to virtual book club discussions; now, our Speakers Bureau events will be held online as well.

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