Tag Archives: Standing Together

Humanities Happenings: 09/25-09/27

  Enjoy the first weekend of fall by attending one of these great humanities events! North Newton: Kansas City Monarchs Formed in 1920, the Kansas City Monarchs revolutionized baseball: not only were they charter members of the Negro National League … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 09/18-09/20

This has to be some kind of record! This weekend’s calendar is full of nearly a dozen humanities events! North Newton: “From Football to Futbol” The rise of the 2003 Garden City High School soccer team reflected demographic shifts in … 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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Humanities Happenings: 06/26-06/28

Put on your game face and get ready for a Saturday jam-packed with KHC-supported events in Atchison, Clay Center, Blue Rapids, and more. Great Bend: Angels in the Outfield (1994) When a boy prays for a chance to have a family … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 06/19-06/21

Don’t miss the last weekend of the “Hometown Teams” Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition in Greensburg, and read on to find out about unique KHC-supported events in Cottonwood Falls, Lawrence, Lansing, and more.   Great Bend: Dixieland Jazz on the Lawn … Read full article »

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Preservation Workshops Rewarding Experience for All

In January, KHC awarded grants to thirteen organizations as part of Standing Together, a National Endowment for the Humanities initiative to promote understanding of the military experience and to support returning veterans. Each organization received a $300 grant to host public community … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings 3/13-3/15

Warm up to weekend humanities events that will have you thinking, sharing, and cheering. Ellinwood: The Final Inning It’s your last chance to see the Hometown Teams: How Sports Shape America Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibition at the Ellinwood School and … Read full article »

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Give Understanding

When you give to KHC, you give understanding through shared texts and meaningful conversations. Manhattan is one of six communities exploring the experiences of returning veterans through a Big Read one-book community discussion of Tim O’Brien’s novel The Things They … Read full article »

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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 In September 2014, the Kansas Humanities Council will launch a statewide initiative, Standing Together, … Read full article »

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