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Humanities Happenings: 10/16-10/18

  Did you know October is National Arts & Humanities Month? There’s never been a more perfect time to attend a weekend humanities event in Kansas! Junction City: Mythical Creatures Johnny Kaw shaped Kansas’ landscape with his oversized scythe. Lonesome … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 10/09-10/11

From cornhusking in Oakley to a film festival in Overland Park, there are plenty of humanities events to keep you busy this weekend! North Newton: Title IX & College Athletics: Individual Journeys Allison McFarland, Professor of Business and Economics at … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 10/02-10/04

Show your hometown spirit for the sixth and final “Hometown Teams” host site and explore this weekend’s other other eight humanities events! Humboldt: “Hometown Teams” Exhibit Opening Experience the story of sports-the athletes, the coaches, and the fans who cheer … Read full article »

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A Tale of Two Players: Baseball Legends in Humboldt

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, currently touring Kansas. Most small towns will never produce even one famous athlete. Humboldt, Kansas, can claim two. The southeast Kansas community of about 2000 people … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 08/24-08/28

  From west to east: Dodge City, Cedar Point, Perry, and Lawrence host this weekend’s Humanities Happenings events. Lawrence: “Four Days in Cornville” Cornhusking – now a relatively unknown sport – was once considered the next big wave in athletic … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 08/21-08/23

Lawrence, Perry, & Wamego are the stars of this weekend’s Humanities Happenings! Lawrence: “Kansas Fish Markets” Barbara Higgins-Dover, Director of the Kansas Riverkings Museum, presents public programs in Leavenworth, Kansas City, Topeka, and Lawrence that explore the history of commercial … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 08/14-08/16

Perry, Wamego, Colby, and four other Kansas communities are ready to help you savor the final weeks of summer! Cottonwood Falls: Baseball and the Big Picture John Dreifort, professor of History at Wichita State University, explores baseball’s influences outside the field … Read full article »

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Bloomers and Beyond: The Evolution of Women’s Basketball in Perry

This year, KHC features weekly posts related to the Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition Hometown Teams, currently touring Kansas. We often talk about sports like they’re unchanging, but the truth is that they’re constantly evolving. New sports grow. Old sports fade. Even … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 08/07-08/09

  In addition to the Humanities Happenings events listed below, don’t forget it’s your last weekend to visit Atchison’s “Hometown Teams” Smithsonian and companion exhibits, and Blue Rapids’ partner site exhibit! Wamego: A Medley of Mascots They come in all shapes, … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 07/31-08/02

A sweet treat in Lawrence, and “Hometown Teams” exhibits in Atchison, Wichita, Larned, & Eudora. Lawrence: Sweet Remedies Relive the glory days of the soda fountain where tonics and curatives evolved into refreshments like the Brown Cow, the Mudslide, and … Read full article »

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