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Content about 2018

January 10, 2018

Visit the Parthenon's latest exhibition to discover perspectives on ancient Greek architecture, culture and warfare.

Humanites Tennessee is pleased to provide partial support for the Parthenon's latest exhibition and related public programs.  In An Archaeologist's Eye, artist Schwab interprets details of the Parthenon in Athens through various stages of decay and restoration.

The exhibition is on loan from Fairfield University.

January 10, 2018

Visit the Parthenon's latest exhibition and join this discussion using art to compare and contract the ancient and modern worlds.

Join Dr. Katherine A. Schwab, Fairfield University, and Dr. Brian Rose, University of Pennsylvania, for a public discussion in conjunction with the Parthenon's latest exhibition, An Archaeologist's Eye: The Parthenon Drawings of Katherine A. Schwab.

Tuesday, March 20, 6pm-8pm, including a reception following the program.

Humanities Tennessee is pleased to provide partial support to the Conservancy for the Parthenon for the exhibition and public pgrograms.

January 10, 2018

Visit the Parthenon's latest exhibition and join the public conversation about the life and styles of ancient Athenians.

Join Dr. Mireille Lee, Vanderbilt University, and Dr. Katherine A. Schwab, Fairfield University for a public discussion in conjunction with the Parthenon's latest exhibition, An Archaeologist's Eye: The Parthenon Drawings of Katherine A. Schwab.

Tuesday, February 20, 6pm-8pm, including a reception following the program.

Humanities Tennessee is pleased to provide partial support to the Conservancy for the Parthenon for the exhibition and public pgrograms.

January 10, 2018

Join a monthly discussion series exploring the career of Lincoln's and the nature of civic participation.

Join the Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum for the fifth in a monthly series of six discussions that explores the concept of citizenship through primary soucrces related to Lincoln's life.  In the fifth session participants will discuss primary sources related to Lincoln's handling of the Emancipation Proclamation and the issues surrounding the separation of powers today.

Sessions are free and open to high school students and the general public.

January 10, 2018

Join in a monthly discussion that explores Lincoln's career and the nature of civic participation.

Join the Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum for the fourth in a monthly series of six discussions that explores the concept of citizenship through primary soucrces related to Lincoln's life.  In the fourth session participants will discuss primary sources related to Lincoln's time as an Illinois Representative, and current divisiveness of the topic of TN charter schools,

Sessions are free and open to high school students and the general public.

January 10, 2018

Join a monthly discussion series exploring Lincoln't career and the nature of civic participation.

Join the Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum for the last in a monthly series of six discussions that explores the concept of citizenship through primary soucrces related to Lincoln's life.  In the final session participants chart Lincoln's time and thoughts as a public servant through primary sources, and discuss their thoughts on expectation of public service in the modern day.

Sessions are free and open to high school students and the general public.

January 10, 2018

Visit the Parthenon and join the discussion of important art history issues.

Join Dr. Vivien Green Fryd, Vanderbilt Art Department, for a public discussion in conjunction with the Parthenon's latest exhibition, An Archaeologist's Eye: The Parthenon Drawings of Katherine A. Schwab.

Thursday, January 25, 6pm-8pm, including a reception following the program.

Humanities Tennessee is pleased to provide partial support to the Conservancy for the Parthenon for the exhibition and public pgrograms.

January 10, 2018

View this Smithsonian exhibit and consider your relationship with water.

Water|Ways, a Smithsonian exhibit about humans' relationship with water, will be open February 24-April 1, at Meeman-Shelby Forest State Park in Millington. Join us at the park to see the exhibit and enjoy a public program.

 

January 8, 2018

Join the Clarence Brown Theater, the Knox County Public Library, and the Knoxville YWCA in welcoming renowned playwright Kenneth Jones for a public discussion in conjunction with the staging of his play, "Alabama Story."

Humanities Tennessee is pleased to support a public conversation with Kenneth Jones, spnsored by the Clarence Brown Theater alongside their production of his play "Alabama Story," Jan. 31-Feb. 18.

Jones will discuss his use of historical events to address current issues and the dangers of censorship.

February 4, 2pm, Lawson McGhee Public Library, Knoxville

As part of the project, the Clarence Brown Theater will also provide tickets to a performance of the play and host a workshop for the clientele of the YWCA.

January 8, 2018

Renowned filmmaker Renzo Devia joins the Global Education Center for a screening and discussion of his documentary exploring the cultural legacy of the enslaved Africans who arrived to Latin America.

Humanities Tennessee is pleased to support the Global Education Center's continuing project, The Third Root of Mexico.  The film, Afro Latinos: An Untaught History explores the cultural legacy alive in the 150 million descendants of enslaved Africans in the Carribean, Central and South America.  Join filmmaker Renzo Devia for a screening and discussion.

Saturday, February 3, 7:00pm, Global Education Center, Nashville

January 8, 2018

The art exhibition explores the career and legacy of local artist Rhea Wells (1891-1962), and includes an opening reception and public program.

Humanities Tennessee is pleased to provide support to the Heritage Alliance of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia for an exhibition showcasing the art and literature of Jonesborough native Rhea Wells, including illustrations from is children's books, selections from his art school porfolio, and an exploration of his local advocacy for arts and literature.

Opening Reception, Saturday, January 26, 6:30-8:30pm

The opening day reception includes a public discussion with co-curator, Randy Sanders, "Rhea Wells in the Age of Art Deco."

January 4, 2018

Join Reelfoot Lake State Park for a public discussion about the history and traditions of our state's rivers, lakes and and other coastlines.

Folklife of Tennessee Waterways is presented by Dr. Robert "Roby" Cogswell, former Tennessee State Folklorist at Reelfoot Lake State Park, Tiptonville.

Saturday, January 13, 2-3pm