Click on the title for time, locations, and other event details. The humanities events listed here are free and open to the public. Please note that times and venues may change. Contact the sponsoring organization to confirm event details.

Upcoming Events – 2016

October 1, 2016 Dodge City The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton by Jane Smiley
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October 3, 2016 Haysville The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
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October 4, 2016 Oberlin Under the Feet of Jesus by Helena Maria Viramontes
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October 4, 2016 Independence Distant View of a Minaret and Other Stories by Alifa Rifaat
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October 5, 2016 Topeka In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
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October 5, 2016 Kansas City My Prison, My Home: One Woman's Story of Capitivity in Iran by Haleh Esfandian
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October 6, 2016 Goodland The Ghost Walker by Margaret Coel
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October 7, 2016 Lenexa The Namesake by Jhunpa Lahiri
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October 7, 2016 Basehor Bel Canto by Anne Patchett
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October 8, 2016 Meade The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
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October 11, 2016 Kinsley The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty
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October 11, 2016 Council Grove March by Geraldine Brooks
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October 13, 2016 Lansing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
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October 13, 2016 Topeka Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
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October 13, 2016 Nickerson Until They Bring the Streetcars Back by Stanley Gordon West
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October 13, 2016 Atchison The Mammy by Brendan O'Carroll
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October 15, 2016 Augusta Charming Billy by Alice McDermott
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October 17, 2016 Parsons Standing in the Rainbow by Fannie Flagg
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October 17, 2016 Haysville Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor
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October 18, 2016 Chanute The Learning Tree by Gordon Parks
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October 18, 2016 Baldwin City Reservation Blues by Sherman Alexie
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October 18, 2016 Wamego I Hear the Reaper's Song by Sara Stambaugh
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October 18, 2016 Hutchinson China Men by Maxine Hong Kingston
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October 18, 2016 Overland Park A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella L. Bird
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October 20, 2016 Topeka Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin
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October 22, 2016 Dodge City Waterlily by Ella Cara Deloria
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October 24, 2016 Newton Mules and Men by Zora Neale Hurston
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October 24, 2016 Junction City Dancing at the Rascal Fair by Ivan Doig
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October 25, 2016 Hill City My Last Days as Roy Rogers by Pat Cunningham Devoto
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October 26, 2016 Topeka Brand New Memory by Elias Miguel Munoz
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October 26, 2016 El Dorado Tender at the Bone by Ruth Reichl
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October 29, 2016 Garden City Brooklyn Heights by Miral al-Tahawy
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November 1, 2016 Chanute Picnic by William Inge
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November 2, 2016 Kansas City Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi
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November 3, 2016 Atchison The Egg and I by Betty MacDonald
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November 4, 2016 Topeka O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
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November 4, 2016 Basehor People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
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November 5, 2016 Augusta Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
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November 7, 2016 Haysville The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
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November 14, 2016 Parsons Walking Across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton
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November 15, 2016 Kinsley Not Without Laughter by Langston Hughes
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November 15, 2016 Baldwin City Tracks by Louise Erdrich
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November 15, 2016 Wamego A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
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November 15, 2016 Hill City The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
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November 17, 2016 Independence The Romance Reader by Pearl Abraham
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November 17, 2016 Topeka Nectar in a Sieve by Kamala Markandaya
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November 19, 2016 Garden City The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu
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November 22, 2016 Overland Park A Scattered People: An American Family Moves West by Gerald McFarland
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November 28, 2016 Junction City The Ox-Bow Incident by Walter Van Tilburg Clark
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December 1, 2016 El Dorado Sag Harbor by Colson Whitehead
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December 2, 2016 Lenexa The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon
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– 2017
January 12, 2017 Lansing A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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April 13, 2017 Lansing The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
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Ongoing Events