Tag Archives: Gordon Parks

Humanities Happenings 5/6-5/8

Traveling on the Kansas Turnpike between Topeka and Wichita this weekend? Be sure to take in one — or all — of three great humanities events along the way. Emporia: La Colonia de Emporia: Stories of the Latino Community The Lyon County … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 2/26-2/27

Engage your mind with cultural opportunities this weekend. From Nicodemus’ connection to a vice president, early Latino American immigrants to the U.S., Title IX legislation and Kansas’ female athletes, the Kansas City Monarchs, and exhibitions exploring race and civil rights, the last … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 2/20-2/21

Dodge City’s Latino Americans: 500 Years of History event is just one of the KHC-supported humanities events exploring cultural heritage, civil rights, and racial identity this weekend in Kansas. Dodge City: Foreigners in Their Own Land A screening and discussion … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings, 10/23-10/25

National Arts and Humanities Month continues with a full lineup of humanities events. Humboldt: Party Like It’s 1885 The Wichita Bull Stockings take on the Olympics of Lincoln, Nebraska, in a vintage rules “base ball” game straight out of the … Read full article »

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Home Grown Connections

This summer, KHC features daily posts about the speakers and topics in the Humanities catalog. Today’s featured presentation is “Writers Growing Up Black in Kansas” by John Edgar Tidwell. “The celebrity that has come to Frank Baum’s The Wizard of Oz … Read full article »

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Work Around the Clock

Over a 24-hour period, on March 14, 2013, photographers documented Fort Scott’s workers for the A Day in the Life of Fort Scott’s Working World photo contest, part of the Gordon Parks Museum’s The Way We Worked in Kansas local … Read full article »

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