Tag Archives: Civil War

Humanities Happenings 3/4-3/6

Need some weekend plans?  Attend a film festival, ponder the future of farming, learn about the Plains Indian Wars, read and discuss a “Bleeding Kansas”-era work in Stafford and a children’s classic in Topeka, or visit exhibitions in Colby, North Newton, … Read full article »

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Two Wars and a Trail In Between

This summer, KHC features daily posts about the speakers and topics in the Humanities catalog. Today’s featured presentation is “The Santa Fe Trail and the Civil War” by Leo E. Oliva. Everyone knows that there were conflicts between the Bushwhackers and … Read full article »

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A Battle After the War

This summer, KHC features daily posts about the speakers and topics in the Humanities catalog. Today’s featured presentation is “The Challenges of Civil War Disability” by Brian Craig Miller. Injured and disabled combat veterans return home after every war, but over … Read full article »

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New Humanities Catalog Available

Just a click connects you with Kansas speakers presenting over 50 new topics in KHC’s new Humanities catalog. The catalog showcases both traditional and innovative lectures and civic engagement opportunities available free to Kansas nonprofits, as funding allows. These Speakers … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings (7/6 & 7/7)

This weekend, make interesting discussions, hidden histories, and new thoughts and ideas part of your plans with KHC-supported events happening around the state. Here are a few highlights: Lawrence: Meet the Riverkings Babara Higgins-Dover, curator of the “Kansas Riverkings: Life … Read full article »

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Life Amid Conflict

Each day, KHC features the hot topics and great speakers in the Speakers Bureau catalog. Today’s featured presentation is “Bushwhackin’ the Jayhawks along a Civil War Border” by Brian Craig Miller. As the nation commemorates the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War, … Read full article »

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