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Aug 28
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Bountiful Harvest: The Heritage of Haying in Wabaunsee County Event Image Details
Alma   Bountiful Harvest: The Heritage of Haying in Wabaunsee County
Sep
1-30
September Humanities Hotline Event Image Details
Phone   September Humanities Hotline
Sep
21
Online Program - The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck Event Image Details
Baldwin City   Online Program - The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Sep
21
The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien Event Image Details
Overland Park   The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
Sep
21
Insight Art Talk: Ghosts of Segregation Event Image Details
Lawrence   Insight Art Talk: Ghosts of Segregation
Sep
22
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson Event Image Details
Basehor   The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
Sep
23
The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty Event Image Details
Newton   The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty
Sep
23
Insight Art Talk: Ghosts of Segregation Event Image Details
Lawrence   Insight Art Talk: Ghosts of Segregation
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Words of a Feather

Words of a Feather is a new poetry chapbook that connects and engages Kansans with the beauty of local birds and thoughtful humanities questions guided by poetry.

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Sep
24
The Santa Fe Trail: Commerce, Conflict and Cultural Convergence - KCPT Screening Event Image Details
Kansas City   The Santa Fe Trail: Commerce, Conflict and Cultural Convergence - KCPT Screening
Sep
25
Insight Art Talk: Ghosts of Segregation Event Image Details
Lawrence   Insight Art Talk: Ghosts of Segregation
Sep
29
Children of the Promised Land Event Image Details
Olathe   Children of the Promised Land
Sep
30
Online Program - Gilead by Marilynne Robinson Event Image Details
Tonganoxie   Online Program - Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
Oct
2
Five Skies by Ron Carlson Event Image Details
Augusta   Five Skies by Ron Carlson
Oct
2
Petroglyphs of the Kansas Smoky Hills Event Image Details
Mcpherson   Petroglyphs of the Kansas Smoky Hills
Oct
2
Wakonda Indian Festival: Gather at the Springs Event Image Details
Glen Elder   Wakonda Indian Festival: Gather at the Springs
Oct
3
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Wakeeney   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
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Humanities Hotline

Call 1-888-416-2018 for interesting Kansas short stories anytime, day or night.

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Oct
5
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson Event Image Details
Oberlin   Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
Oct
5
Dirt, Grit, and Jell-O Salad – How We Survived the Great Depression  Event Image Details
El Dorado   Dirt, Grit, and Jell-O Salad – How We Survived the Great Depression
Oct
6
Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine Event Image Details
Kansas City   Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine
Oct
6
Ruralpreneurs: Tumbleweeds and Talents in Kansas Communities Event Image Details
Wichita   Ruralpreneurs: Tumbleweeds and Talents in Kansas Communities
Oct
7
Bone Game by Louis Owens Event Image Details
Atchison   Bone Game by Louis Owens
Oct
7
Nathan Coulter by Wendell Berry Event Image Details
Topeka   Nathan Coulter by Wendell Berry
Oct
7
The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck Event Image Details
Goodland   The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
Oct
7
The Learning Tree Film Scene Location Trolley Tour  Event Image Details
Fort Scott   The Learning Tree Film Scene Location Trolley Tour
Oct
7
Gordon Parks: Fort Scott and The Learning Tree Revisited Lunch & Learn Event Image Details
Fort Scott   Gordon Parks: Fort Scott and The Learning Tree Revisited Lunch & Learn
Oct
7-9
2021 Gordon Parks Celebration Event Image Details
Fort Scott   2021 Gordon Parks Celebration
Oct
8
Children of the Promised Land Event Image Details
Fort Scott   Children of the Promised Land
Oct
8
"African American Suffragists: Kansas Heroes for Equality" Exhibit Opening Event Image Details
Fort Scott   "African American Suffragists: Kansas Heroes for Equality" Exhibit Opening
Oct
9
The Dockum Drugstore Sit-In Event Image Details
Garnett   The Dockum Drugstore Sit-In
Oct
9
Petroglyphs of the Kansas Smoky Hills Event Image Details
Paola   Petroglyphs of the Kansas Smoky Hills
Oct
11
If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals Event Image Details
Wamego   If These Walls Could Talk: Kansas Murals
Oct
12
The Romance Reader by Pearl Abraham Event Image Details
Kinsley   The Romance Reader by Pearl Abraham
Oct
12
Secrets of the Tsil Cafe by Thomas Fox Averill Event Image Details
Council Grove   Secrets of the Tsil Cafe by Thomas Fox Averill
Oct
12
Grimm for Grownups Event Image Details
Hays   Grimm for Grownups
Oct
13
The Woman in Black by Susan Hill Event Image Details
Basehor   The Woman in Black by Susan Hill
Oct
13
Flour Power Event Image Details
Kansas City   Flour Power
Oct
13
Online Program - The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Danticat Event Image Details
El Dorado   Online Program - The Farming of Bones by Edwidge Danticat
Oct
14
John Brown: The Legend Revisited by Merrill D. Peterson Event Image Details
Hutchinson   John Brown: The Legend Revisited by Merrill D. Peterson
Oct
14
Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen  Event Image Details
Goodland   Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen
Oct
14
The Santa Fe Trail: Commerce, Conflict and Cultural Convergence - Outdoor Screening Event Image Details
Manhattan   The Santa Fe Trail: Commerce, Conflict and Cultural Convergence - Outdoor Screening
Oct
16
Children of the Promised Land Event Image Details
Derby   Children of the Promised Land
Oct
17
Oral Histories from 1960-2010:  How the Legislative Culture Changed Event Image Details
Topeka   Oral Histories from 1960-2010: How the Legislative Culture Changed
Oct
17
Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out Event Image Details
Marysville   Head 'Em Up & Move 'Em Out
Oct
18
Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There Event Image Details
Wellington   Researching Your Home and the People Who Lived There
Oct
18
Online Program - The Last Cattle Drive by Robert Day Event Image Details
Baldwin City   Online Program - The Last Cattle Drive by Robert Day
Oct
19
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel Event Image Details
Overland Park   Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Oct
20
Online Program - Medicine Walk by Richard Wagamese Event Image Details
Topeka   Online Program - Medicine Walk by Richard Wagamese
Oct
21
Petroglyphs of the Kansas Smoky Hills Event Image Details
Concordia   Petroglyphs of the Kansas Smoky Hills
Oct
21
Walking Across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton Event Image Details
Leavenworth   Walking Across Egypt by Clyde Edgerton
Oct
21
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame Event Image Details
Junction City   The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
Oct
21
Online Program - Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier Event Image Details
Tonganoxie   Online Program - Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
Oct
22
Tasting the Past: Exploring Kansas Food Memories Event Image Details
Wamego   Tasting the Past: Exploring Kansas Food Memories
Oct
24
Red State: Socialism and the Free Press in Kansas Event Image Details
Franklin   Red State: Socialism and the Free Press in Kansas
Oct
24
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Marysville   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Oct
25
The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout Event Image Details
Parsons   The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout
Oct
26
The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown Event Image Details
Tonganoxie   The Kansas City Monarchs in Our Hometown
Oct
27
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
De Soto   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Oct
28
The Light Between Oceans by M.L Stedman Event Image Details
Newton   The Light Between Oceans by M.L Stedman
Oct
28
Petroglyphs of the Kansas Smoky Hills Event Image Details
Holton   Petroglyphs of the Kansas Smoky Hills
Nov
3
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander Event Image Details
Kansas City   The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
Nov
4
The Grass Dancer by Susan Power Event Image Details
Atchison   The Grass Dancer by Susan Power
Nov
4
Winter Wheat by Mildred Walker Event Image Details
Topeka   Winter Wheat by Mildred Walker
Nov
6
The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu Event Image Details
Augusta   The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu
Nov
9
Miriam's Kitchen by Elizabeth Ehrlich Event Image Details
Council Grove   Miriam's Kitchen by Elizabeth Ehrlich
Nov
9
The Murder of Emmett Till Event Image Details
Leawood   The Murder of Emmett Till
Nov
10
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman Event Image Details
Basehor   The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Nov
11
Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriett Beecher Stowe Event Image Details
Hutchinson   Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriett Beecher Stowe
Nov
11
2Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives: Kansas Quilts  Event Image Details
Wamego   2Sharing Patterns, Sharing Lives: Kansas Quilts
Nov
11
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead Event Image Details
El Dorado   The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
Nov
14
The Harlem Renaissance Event Image Details
Franklin   The Harlem Renaissance
Nov
14
Ruralpreneurs: Tumbleweeds and Talents in Kansas Communities Event Image Details
Marysville   Ruralpreneurs: Tumbleweeds and Talents in Kansas Communities
Nov
15
Family Man by Elinor Lipman Event Image Details
Parsons   Family Man by Elinor Lipman
Nov
16
Distant View of a Minaret and Other Stories by Alifa Rifaat Event Image Details
Kinsley   Distant View of a Minaret and Other Stories by Alifa Rifaat
Nov
16
Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas Event Image Details
Garden City   Railroaded: The Industry That Shaped Kansas
Nov
16
Online Program - Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart Event Image Details
Baldwin City   Online Program - Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart
Nov
17
Online Program - Being Mortal:Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande Event Image Details
Topeka   Online Program - Being Mortal:Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande
Nov
18
Charlotte's Web by E.B. White Event Image Details
Junction City   Charlotte's Web by E.B. White
Nov
18
Online Program - Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem Event Image Details
Tonganoxie   Online Program - Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem
Nov
30
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas Event Image Details
Overland Park   The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Dec
9
A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline Event Image Details
El Dorado   A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline
Dec
11
The Harvey Girls Event Image Details
Topeka   The Harvey Girls
Dec
12
The Amazon Army Event Image Details
Franklin   The Amazon Army

 

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