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. Shearer--so deserved!See More
"Well, I finished Wild last night. I promise, no spoilers, although so far it appears I'm even more alone here on the Roundtable than Strayed was hiking the the Pacific Crest Trail. Still, I'm glad I read the book, I enjoyed it. I can even…"
"Hi Ken! I agree with you about Strayed's decision to hike the PCT. In the abstract it makes sense and it echos many contemporary wilderness memoirs (is that a genre?) where a long solo communion with nature brings about some sort of spiritual…"
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.http://www.neh.gov/news/press-release/2013-03-19See More