Call for Speakers & Book Discussion Leaders

For Standing Together, a statewide initiative about the homecoming experiences of combat veterans.

Deadline: 5:00 PM Thursday, July 10, 2014
Click here to download the RFP

standing togetherIn September 2014, the Kansas Humanities Council will launch a statewide initiative, Standing Together, that explores the homecoming experiences of combat veterans. The initiative will begin with a series of book discussions and events focused on The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien in partnership with the NEA Big Read program.

KHC is looking for TALK book discussion leaders to facilitate community conversations focused on the book, and Speakers Bureau topics that explore the homecoming experiences of veterans. Discussion leaders and speakers receive an honorarium for each presentation event.

Click here for more information or contact Leslie Von Holten, director of programs, at leslie(at) or (785) 357-0359.

Image: Statue of the Three Servicemen – Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington, D.C. Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.