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Books That Changed Us. What are some books that changed your view of the world, changed the way you think?

The Humanities Montana Festival of the Book. Check out these three new discussions with corresponding events at this year's festival:

Montana Poet Laureate: Sheryl Noethe. Poet and teacher Sheryl Noethe discusses her poetry and welcomes your thoughts, perspectives and questions.

Random Acts of Creativity. Missoula artist and educator Susie Risho moderates this discussion about the function and value of a community's creative spirit.

Off the Trail: Encounters with Montana's Weird and Wild History, a new discussion about history found off the beaten path. Moderated by writer, musician and graphic designer Ednor Therriault.

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Have You Ever Wondered How a Montana Pioneer Spoke?

Started by People's Power League in History Oct 11, 2013.

Jerre Murphy, editor of Montana Lookout and author of Comical History of Montana 1 Reply

Started by People's Power League in History. Last reply by People's Power League Oct 10, 2013.

The Trail Book Club - Canada 4 Replies

Started by Humanities Roundtable in Uncategorized. Last reply by Ken Egan Jul 1, 2013.

The Trail Book Club - Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail 3 Replies

Started by Humanities Roundtable in Uncategorized. Last reply by Kim Anderson Apr 23, 2013.

War Poetry: The Poetry is in the Pity 3 Replies

Started by Lisa Simon in Uncategorized. Last reply by Gary J Cook Feb 28, 2013.

The Trail Book Club - Into the Wild 2 Replies

Started by Humanities Roundtable in Uncategorized. Last reply by Ken Egan Feb 15, 2013.

The Trail Book Club - The Royal Wulff Murders 7 Replies

Started by Humanities Roundtable in Literature. Last reply by Ken Egan Jan 2, 2013.

The Trail Book Club - Meat Eater 2 Replies

Started by Humanities Roundtable in Uncategorized. Last reply by Ken Egan Dec 20, 2012.

Books That Changed Us 9 Replies

Started by Humanities Roundtable in Uncategorized. Last reply by Kim Anderson Oct 12, 2012.

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Announcements

Tobin Shearer Wins UM Teaching Award

Humanities Montana board member Tobin Shearer will receive the 2013 Helen and Winston Cox Educational Excellence Award at UM's 116th Commencement on Saturday, May 18.



Shearer teaches in the Department of History and directs the African American Studies program. His courses include Prayer and Civil Rights; The Black Radical Tradition; and African American Religious Experience: Voodoo, Muslim, Church: Black Religion.



Congratulations, Dr.…

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Posted by Ken Egan on May 13, 2013 at 9:23am

Films, Grants Available for "Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle"

Films, grants available for "Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle," a Bridging Cultures program through the National Endowment for the Humanities. Click on the link below for much more information. This program is ideal for libraries, museums, and historical societies. Application deadline: May 1.…

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Posted by Ken Egan on April 10, 2013 at 9:07am

Great Exhibition Opportunity for Montana Museums



"House & Home," an exhibition organized by the National Building Museum in Washington, DC, has been added to the roster as the newest "NEH on the Road" offering. Featuring a wide array of photographs, domestic objects, toys, architectural models, interactive components, and video resources, it explores and challenges our notions of what it means to be “at home” in America. House & Home is in production now, and will open…

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Posted by Ken Egan on January 23, 2013 at 10:51am

Looking@Democracy Seeks Multimedia Entries

 

Consider participating in Looking@Democracy.



The purpose of this competition is to generate short, provocative digital media content designed to spark a national conversation about how we can all come together to strengthen American democr...acy. A total of $100,000 in prize money in 5 categories will be awarded.…
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Posted by Ken Egan on January 2, 2013 at 2:34pm

 
 
 

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