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Aug
15
Grants Chat Event Image Details
  Grants Chat
Aug
15
Brown v. Board Mural Project: Legacy & Vision - Dedication Ceremony Event Image Details
Topeka   Brown v. Board Mural Project: Legacy & Vision - Dedication Ceremony
Aug
19
Racism and Prejudice - Community Workshop Event Image Details
Wichita   Racism and Prejudice - Community Workshop
Aug
20
Remember Vietnam in Harvey County - Community Discussion Event Image Details
Newton   Remember Vietnam in Harvey County - Community Discussion
Aug
23
Distant View of a Minaret and Other Stories by Alifa Rifaat Event Image Details
Goodland   Distant View of a Minaret and Other Stories by Alifa Rifaat
Aug
24
Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives: Kansas Quilt Workshop Event Image Details
Fredonia   Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives: Kansas Quilt Workshop
Aug 24
- Oct 31
Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War Oral History Project - Display Event Image Details
Jetmore   Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War Oral History Project - Display
Aug
24
Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War Oral History Project - Honor Flight Discussion Event Image Details
Jetmore   Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War Oral History Project - Honor Flight Discussion
Man and woman talking in front of mural depicting Mexican American history in Topeka

Latino Stories of Kansas/Historias Latinas de Kansas

A statewide initiative to deepen the public's understanding and appreciation of the vital connections between democracy, journalism, and an informed citizenry through Latino immigration to Kansas.

Dates & Details  
Aug
25
The Murder of Emmett Till Event Image Details
Park City   The Murder of Emmett Till
Aug
25
Afro-Latino Culture - Community Workshop Event Image Details
Wichita   Afro-Latino Culture - Community Workshop
Aug
26
Cowboys and Clerics Event Image Details
Fredonia   Cowboys and Clerics
Aug
27
Esperanza's Box of Saints by Maria Amparo Escandon Event Image Details
Newton   Esperanza's Box of Saints by Maria Amparo Escandon
Aug
27
Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives: Kansas Quilt Workshop Event Image Details
Kensington   Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives: Kansas Quilt Workshop
Aug
28
The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon Event Image Details
  The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon
Aug
30
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen - Book Discussion Event Image Details
Newton   The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen - Book Discussion
Aug
30
Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart Event Image Details
Hutchinson   Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
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Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War

To commemorate 50 years since the escalation of U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War, Humanities Kansas is launching an oral history project in partnership with the Library of Congress

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Sep
1
Los Colores de la Montana (The Colors of the Mountain) - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Overland Park   Los Colores de la Montana (The Colors of the Mountain) - Film Discussion
Sep
4
The Bones of Plenty by Lois Hudson Event Image Details
Oberlin   The Bones of Plenty by Lois Hudson
Sep
6
Horizontes - Block Party Event Image Details
Wichita   Horizontes - Block Party
Sep
6
Bronco Bustin' Showmen and Their Spectacular Wild West Shows Event Image Details
Greensburg   Bronco Bustin' Showmen and Their Spectacular Wild West Shows
Sep
7-8
Cocin(ando) Wichita - Film Premiere Event Image Details
Wichita   Cocin(ando) Wichita - Film Premiere
Sep 08
- Jan 7
The Ties that Bind - Exhibition Event Image Details
Lawrence   The Ties that Bind - Exhibition
Sep
8
Cowboys and Clerics Event Image Details
Emporia   Cowboys and Clerics
Sep
8
El Ultimo Traje (The Last Suit) - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Overland Park   El Ultimo Traje (The Last Suit) - Film Discussion
Sep
10
The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan Event Image Details
Abilene   The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
Sep
10
Holes by Louis Sachar Event Image Details
Parsons   Holes by Louis Sachar
Sep
10
Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out Event Image Details
Perry   Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out
Sep
11
Finding Common Ground Event Image Details
El Dorado   Finding Common Ground
Sep
11
How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life by Mameve Medwed Event Image Details
Council Grove   How Elizabeth Barrett Browning Saved My Life by Mameve Medwed
Sep
13
Onward Haskell: The Making of an Indian Nations University Event Image Details
Lenexa   Onward Haskell: The Making of an Indian Nations University
Sep
15
Remembering the Vietnam War in Pottawatomie County - Community Conversation Event Image Details
Onaga   Remembering the Vietnam War in Pottawatomie County - Community Conversation
Sep
15
Sabetha, Kansas: Stories from the Vietnam War - Community Conversation Event Image Details
Sabetha   Sabetha, Kansas: Stories from the Vietnam War - Community Conversation
Sep
15
Onward Haskell: The Making of an Indian Nations University Event Image Details
Garnett   Onward Haskell: The Making of an Indian Nations University
Sep
15
From There to Here: Immigrant Stories of Lawrence Event Image Details
Lawrence   From There to Here: Immigrant Stories of Lawrence
Sep
15
De allá para acá: Historias de inmigrantes en Lawrence Event Image Details
Lawrence   De allá para acá: Historias de inmigrantes en Lawrence
Sep
15
Los Adioses (The Eternal Feminine) - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Overland Park   Los Adioses (The Eternal Feminine) - Film Discussion
Sep
15
Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War Oral History Project - Quilts of Valor Discussion Event Image Details
Jetmore   Kansas Stories of the Vietnam War Oral History Project - Quilts of Valor Discussion
Sep
16
Soda Fountains of Kansas Event Image Details
Independence   Soda Fountains of Kansas
Sep
16
March by Geraldine Brooks Event Image Details
Topeka   March by Geraldine Brooks
Sep
17
Mules and Men by Zora Neale Hurston Event Image Details
Chanute   Mules and Men by Zora Neale Hurston
Sep
17
Cannery Row by John Steinbeck Event Image Details
Junction City   Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
Sep
18
Faith in Fiction:  Christianity Event Image Details
Kinsley   Faith in Fiction: Christianity
Sep
18
Bronco Bustin' Showmen and Their Spectacular Wild West Shows Event Image Details
Newton   Bronco Bustin' Showmen and Their Spectacular Wild West Shows
Sep
19
Brand New Memory by Elias Miguel Munoz Event Image Details
Newton   Brand New Memory by Elias Miguel Munoz
Sep
20
Rendezvous 2018: Death on the Trail Event Image Details
Larned   Rendezvous 2018: Death on the Trail
Sep
20
Charlotte's Web by E. B. White Event Image Details
Manhattan   Charlotte's Web by E. B. White
Sep
20
Harp of Burma by Micheo Takeyama Event Image Details
Goodland   Harp of Burma by Micheo Takeyama
Sep
21
Rendezvous 2018: Death on the Trail Event Image Details
Larned   Rendezvous 2018: Death on the Trail
Sep
22
Rendezvous 2018: Death on the Trail Event Image Details
Larned   Rendezvous 2018: Death on the Trail
Sep
22
Brown v. Board Mural Project: Legacy & Vision - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Topeka   Brown v. Board Mural Project: Legacy & Vision - Film Discussion
Sep
22
Las Herederas (The Heiresses) - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Overland Park   Las Herederas (The Heiresses) - Film Discussion
Sep
25
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck Event Image Details
Hutchinson   The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Sep
25
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri Event Image Details
  The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
Sep
25
Lawbreakers for the Common Good Event Image Details
Tonganoxie   Lawbreakers for the Common Good
Sep
26
Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary Event Image Details
Leavenworth   Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Sep
26
The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown Event Image Details
Liberal   The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Sep
29
Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary Event Image Details
Kansas City   Poet Laureate of Kansas: Finding the Extraordinary in the Ordinary
Sep
29
From There to Here: Immigrant Stories of Kansas City
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Kansas City   From There to Here: Immigrant Stories of Kansas City
Sep
29
De allá para acá: Historias de inmigrantes en Kansas City
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Kansas City   De allá para acá: Historias de inmigrantes en Kansas City
Sep
30
Veterans Memoir Writing Workshop Event Image Details
Jetmore   Veterans Memoir Writing Workshop
Oct
2
O Pioneers! by Willa Cather Event Image Details
Oberlin   O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
Oct
2
William Allen White and the Russian Revolution Event Image Details
Wichita   William Allen White and the Russian Revolution
Oct
2
At Home on the Range Event Image Details
Chanute   At Home on the Range
Oct
4
Think and Drink Featuring Sonia Nazario
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Kansas City   Think and Drink Featuring Sonia Nazario
Oct
5
Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy Event Image Details
Lenexa   Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
Oct
6
Goddard Woman's Club Historical Preservation Project - Open House Event Image Details
Goddard   Goddard Woman's Club Historical Preservation Project - Open House
Oct
6
Remembering Vietnam in Emporia - Book Discussion Event Image Details
Emporia   Remembering Vietnam in Emporia - Book Discussion
Oct
6
At Home on the Range: The Cookbooks of Kansas Women Event Image Details
Hays   At Home on the Range: The Cookbooks of Kansas Women
Oct
6
From There to Here: Immigrant Stories of Wichita Event Image Details
Wichita   From There to Here: Immigrant Stories of Wichita
Oct
6
De allá para acá: Historias de inmigrantes en Wichita Event Image Details
Wichita   De allá para acá: Historias de inmigrantes en Wichita
Oct
9
Quite a Year for Plums Event Image Details
Council Grove   Quite a Year for Plums
Oct
10
All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren Event Image Details
Chanute   All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren
Oct
10
Garden City Works - Film Premiere Event Image Details
Garden City   Garden City Works - Film Premiere
Oct
11
Garden City Works - Film Screening Event Image Details
Garden City   Garden City Works - Film Screening
Oct 12
- Dec 31
Gourd Dance: Indians of Wichita and the Vietnam War -Display Event Image Details
Wichita   Gourd Dance: Indians of Wichita and the Vietnam War -Display
Oct 13
- Dec 31
Gourd Dance and the Vietnam War - Exhibit Event Image Details
Wichita   Gourd Dance and the Vietnam War - Exhibit
Oct
13
Gourd Dance: Indians of Wichita and the Vietnam War - Exhibit Opening Event Image Details
Wichita   Gourd Dance: Indians of Wichita and the Vietnam War - Exhibit Opening
Oct
13
The Irrigation Crusade Event Image Details
Park City   The Irrigation Crusade
Oct
13
I'm a Stranger Here Myself by Bill Bryson Event Image Details
Augusta   I'm a Stranger Here Myself by Bill Bryson
Oct
13
From there to Here: Immigrant Stories of Newton Event Image Details
Newton   From there to Here: Immigrant Stories of Newton
Oct
13
De allá para acá: Historias de inmigrantes en Newton, Kansas  Event Image Details
Newton   De allá para acá: Historias de inmigrantes en Newton, Kansas
Oct
15
Science & Social Justice Event Image Details
Hiawatha   Science & Social Justice
Oct
15
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Event Image Details
Parsons   To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Oct
15
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg Event Image Details
Junction City   Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg
Oct
15
Tasting the Past: Exploring Kansas Food Memories Event Image Details
Lakin   Tasting the Past: Exploring Kansas Food Memories
Oct
16
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving Event Image Details
Kinsley   A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
Oct
18
Women Soldiers of the Civil War Event Image Details
Concordia   Women Soldiers of the Civil War
Oct
18
A Diary From Dixie by Mary Chestnut Event Image Details
Topeka   A Diary From Dixie by Mary Chestnut
Oct
18
Nectar in a Sieve by Kamala Markandaya Event Image Details
Goodland   Nectar in a Sieve by Kamala Markandaya
Oct
20
The Big Well: Unearthed - Film Premiere Event Image Details
Greensburg   The Big Well: Unearthed - Film Premiere
Oct
20
The Ties that Bind - Artist Talk Event Image Details
Lawrence   The Ties that Bind - Artist Talk
Oct
20
Women Soldiers of the Civil War Event Image Details
Derby   Women Soldiers of the Civil War
Oct
22
The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros Event Image Details
Newton   The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros
Oct
23
A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains Event Image Details
Hutchinson   A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains
Oct
23
The Things I've Been Silent About by Azar Nafisi
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  The Things I've Been Silent About by Azar Nafisi
Oct
25
The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis Event Image Details
Manhattan   The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
Oct
27
The Ties that Bind - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
Lawrence   The Ties that Bind - Panel Discussion
Oct
27
Charlie and the Common Good: Big Ideas in a Small Town - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Emporia   Charlie and the Common Good: Big Ideas in a Small Town - Film Discussion
Oct
29
Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out Event Image Details
Parsons   Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out
Nov
1
Foam on the Range Event Image Details
Overland Park   Foam on the Range
Nov
2
The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot Event Image Details
Lenexa   The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot
Nov
3
Garden City Works - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Lawrence   Garden City Works - Film Discussion
Nov
3
Indians of Wichita Remembering the Vietnam War - Opening Reception Event Image Details
Wichita   Indians of Wichita Remembering the Vietnam War - Opening Reception
Nov
3
Remembering Vietnam - Community Conversation Event Image Details
Winfield   Remembering Vietnam - Community Conversation
Nov
3
Remembering Vietnam in Emporia - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
Emporia   Remembering Vietnam in Emporia - Panel Discussion
Nov
3
The Harvey Girls Event Image Details
Garnett   The Harvey Girls
Nov
5
Technology & Social Justice Event Image Details
Hiawatha   Technology & Social Justice
Nov
5
The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan Event Image Details
Chanute   The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
Nov
5
Life of Pi by Yann Martel Event Image Details
Parsons   Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Nov
10
Veterans Memoir Writing Workshop Event Image Details
Overland Park   Veterans Memoir Writing Workshop
Nov
10
The Ties that Bind - Gallery Talk Event Image Details
Lawrence   The Ties that Bind - Gallery Talk
Nov
10
KANSAS: An Eclogue - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Wichita   KANSAS: An Eclogue - Film Discussion
Nov
10
Mama Makes Up Her Mind and Other Dangers of Southern Living by Bailey White Event Image Details
Augusta   Mama Makes Up Her Mind and Other Dangers of Southern Living by Bailey White
Nov
11
KANSAS: An Eclogue - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Lawrence   KANSAS: An Eclogue - Film Discussion
Nov
13
I Hear the Reaper's Song by Sara Stambaugh Event Image Details
Kinsley   I Hear the Reaper's Song by Sara Stambaugh
Nov
16
KANSAS: An Eclogue - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Hays   KANSAS: An Eclogue - Film Discussion
Nov
17
Remembering the Vietnam War - Community Conversation Event Image Details
Overland Park   Remembering the Vietnam War - Community Conversation
Nov
17
KANSAS: An Eclogue - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Garden City   KANSAS: An Eclogue - Film Discussion
Nov
18
The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane Event Image Details
Topeka   The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
Nov
19
Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson Event Image Details
Junction City   Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson
Nov
24
Make Art, Not War Event Image Details
Park City   Make Art, Not War
Nov
29
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor Event Image Details
Manhattan   Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor
Dec
1
Garden City Works - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Topeka   Garden City Works - Film Discussion
Dec
4
Lawbreakers for the Common Good Event Image Details
El Dorado   Lawbreakers for the Common Good
Dec
7
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Event Image Details
Lenexa   Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
Dec
8
The Ties that Bind - Senior Session Talk Event Image Details
Lawrence   The Ties that Bind - Senior Session Talk
Jan
12
Garden City Works - Film Discussion Event Image Details
Manhattan   Garden City Works - Film Discussion
Jan
12
Horizontes - Exhibition Presentation Event Image Details
Wichita   Horizontes - Exhibition Presentation
Jan
26
Women Writers on the Santa Fe Trail Event Image Details
Osborne   Women Writers on the Santa Fe Trail
Feb 09
- May 19
Red, Bright, & Shining: Posters from the Chinese Cultural Revolution - Exhibition Event Image Details
North Newton   Red, Bright, & Shining: Posters from the Chinese Cultural Revolution - Exhibition
Feb
9
Red, Bright, & Shining: Posters from the Chinese Cultural Revolution - Exhibit Opening Event Image Details
North Newton   Red, Bright, & Shining: Posters from the Chinese Cultural Revolution - Exhibit Opening
Feb
11
Engineering & Social Justice Event Image Details
Hiawatha   Engineering & Social Justice
Feb
11
The Big Well: Unearthed - Film Screening Event Image Details
St John   The Big Well: Unearthed - Film Screening
Feb
11
The Murder of Emmett Till Event Image Details
Parsons   The Murder of Emmett Till
Mar
2
The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown Event Image Details
Osawatomie   The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Mar
3
Red, Bright, & Shining: Posters from the Chinese Cultural Revolution - Presentation Event Image Details
North Newton   Red, Bright, & Shining: Posters from the Chinese Cultural Revolution - Presentation
Mar
4
Arts & Social Justice Event Image Details
Hiawatha   Arts & Social Justice
Mar
18
Onward Haskell: The Making of an Indian Nations University Event Image Details
Prairie Village   Onward Haskell: The Making of an Indian Nations University
Apr
6
Onward Haskell: The Making of an Indian Nations University Event Image Details
Paola   Onward Haskell: The Making of an Indian Nations University
Apr
7
Red, Bright, & Shining: Posters from the Chinese Cultural Revolution - Panel Discussion Event Image Details
North Newton   Red, Bright, & Shining: Posters from the Chinese Cultural Revolution - Panel Discussion
Apr
8
Math & Social Justice Event Image Details
Hiawatha   Math & Social Justice
May
25
The Big Well: Unearthed - Film Screening Event Image Details
Greensburg   The Big Well: Unearthed - Film Screening
Sep
1-30
Remembering the Vietnam War in Pottawatomie County  - Display Event Image Details
Onaga   Remembering the Vietnam War in Pottawatomie County - Display
Jan
1-31
Horizontes - Exhibition Event Image Details
Wichita   Horizontes - Exhibition

 

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