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February 22, 2016

The final installment of the "Let's Talk About War" series is a field trip to the Civil War Contraband Camp in Corinth, MS. Sponsored by the Geneva Miller Historical Society.

The final installment of the public discussion series "Let's Talk About War" is a field trip to the Civil War Contraband Camp in Corinth, MS, and features Dr. Dorothy Granberry as scholar and guide. The series is sponsored by the Geneva Miller Historical Society and is supported in part by a grant from Humanities Tennessee. 

February 22, 2016

Tennessee History Day is the state affiliate of the National History Day competition. History Day is a year-long curriculum enhancement program that engages students in grades 6-12 in the process of discovery and interpretation of historical topics. 

Humanities Tennessee is a proud sponsor of Tennessee History Day

February 4, 2016

The fifth installment in a series of public discussions about war and its aftermath will feature historian Dr. Ronald Bailey, professor of African American Studies at U of Illinois. 

February 4, 2016

Hear the stories of Chattanooga's women veterans: what they achieved in service to their country, where they are now, and why we should pay attention. 

Women Ground Breakers of Chattanooga present the 6th annual celebration of Women's History Month & International Women's Day with a free and public Storytelling Series on four topics: immigration, education, civil rights, and veterans. Humanities Tennessee is a proud presenting sponsor of this series.  

January 28, 2016

This is the second in a series of three feature-length films telling the story of modern Southern Literature, one of the major cultural achievements of our time. 

"Tell About the South: Voices in Black and White" is a series of three feature-length films telling the story of modern Southern Literature, one of the major cultural achievements of our time. The films will be screened at the Bellevue Branch, Nashville Public Library at 4:30 pm on February 2nd, 9th, and 16th. The screenings, part of the library's Black History Month programming, are free and open to the public. 
January 5, 2016

As part of Black History Month and the Memories of a Massacre: Memphis in 1866 project, this presentation by Dr. Susan O'Donovan will occur at the University of Memphis on Feb. 19th. 

As part of Black History Month and the Memories of a Massacre: Memphis in 1866 project, Dr. Susan O'Donovan will present "Reconstruction: The Untold Story" at the University of Memphis (Mitchell Hall, Room 200) on Feb. 19th. This pizza luncheon event is free and open to the public.

October 20, 2015

Join the Geneva Miller Historical Society for a public discussion at the Fredonia Baptist Church in Stanton, 6-8pm.

Join the Geneva Miller Historical Society as they welcome Dr. Bobby Lovett, retired History Professor, TSU, for a public discussion on the intersection of military services and racial equality.

Friday, February 19, 6pm-8pm, Fredonia Baptist Church, Stanton, TN.

The event is the fourth in a six-part series, "Let's Talk About War," funded partially by a grant from Humanities Tennessee.

October 20, 2015

A public discussion hosted by the Delta Heritage Center in Brownsville, 2-4pm.

The third in a six-part series of programs, "Let's Talk About War," this event features the personal recollections of veterans, and explores what can be learned from them.  Facilitators include documentarian Ms. Henri Giles and Mr. John Ashworth. 

Saturday, November 21, 2pm-4pm, Delta Heritage Center, Brownsville, TN.

The series is sponsored by the Geneva Miller Historical Society and partly funded by a grant from Humanities Tennessee.
 

 

September 22, 2015


T
he Faith and Culture Center will present the conference on Saturday, Sept. 26, from 8am-4pm. 

Find registration and program information here

July 31, 2015

The second in the "Let's Talk About War" public discussion series takes place at the Temple Adas Israel in Brownsville on 10/2. 

The second in the "Let's Talk About War" public discussion series takes place at the Temple Adas Israel in Brownsville on October 2nd and features historian/author Dr. Beverly Bond. The series is sponsored by the Geneva Miller Historical Society and is supported by a grant from Humanities Tennessee. 

July 24, 2015

The Mid-South Book Festival will be held at the Playhouse on the Square/Circuit Playhouse in Memphis, September 9-13. 

Sponsored by Literacy Mid-South, the four-day Mid-South Book Festival will be held at the Playhouse on the Square/Circuit Playhouse in Memphis, September 9-13. 

Supported by a grant from Humanities Tennessee. 

July 24, 2015

Join the Geneva Miller Historical Society in Brownsville for the first in a seven-part discussion series, "Let's Talk About War." 

What is War? Join the Geneva Miller Historical Society for the first in a seven-part discussion series, "Let's Talk About War." The discussion will take place at the Chamber of Commerce in Brownsville. 

Scholars will make presentations and engage the audience in the examination of the nature of war and its alternatives, as well as to further the understanding and interpretation of war and the changes it brings. 

July 8, 2015

The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum will explore Phillips’s life and career with the exhibition, funded in part by a grant from Humanities TN.

May 29, 2015

East Nashville Hope Exchange hosts a six-week day camp reading/humaniites program for 1st-3rd graders. 

East Nashville Hope Exchange (ENHE) hosts a six-week day camp reading/humanities program for 1st-3rd graders.

May 29, 2015

Join museum educators and curriculum specialists for a free workshop to learn how your museum can best serve local teachers. 

Standards and Strategies: Education 2015 for Museums  -  FREE Workshop for Museum Staff and Volunteers
 
Teachers are dealing with something new constantly.  A new trend here, new standards there—plus testing, testing, testing!
 
April 23, 2015

Artist-activist Ashley Hunt wraps up the 2015 Visting Artist Series at Watkins College, Friday, May 1. The series is supported, in part, by a grant from Humanites Tennessee.

March 6, 2015

Japanese American poet David Mura will read from his works on race and identity and conduct a discussion/workshop on racial and cultural identity in the US over time. 

Japanese American poet David Mura will read from his works on race and identity and conduct a discussion/workshop on racial and cultural identity in the US over time. Mura will share his family's struggle to identify themselves as Americans, divisive history including the Japanese internment camps, and multiracial children who straddle the cultural norms of their parents' native land and the new homes in America.

March 3, 2015

Join us at Watkins College Theater in Nashville for the second event of the Visiting Artists Series, influential artist, writer and critic Martha Rosler.

Partially supported by Humanities Tennessee, the Watkins College of Art, Design and Film's Visiting Artists Series brings provocative, acclaimed artists to Nashville to discuss contemporary visual art and criticism.

February 4, 2015

[Both events postponed due to weather, and will be rescheduled at a later date]Part of the Watkins Visiting Artist Series, Hunt's visit will include a film screening and lecture. Funded in part by Humanities Tennessee

The second artist featured in the 2015 Watkins Visiting Artist Series (VAS) is Ashley Hunt, an activist and artist who uses multiple mediums to address issues of power and politics in contemporary society.

January 9, 2015

Watkins College of Art, Design, and Film and The Porch Writers' Collective are debuting projects partially supported by Humanities Tennessee’s grant program.

Watkins College of Art, Design, and Film and The Porch Writers Collective are debuting projects partially supported by Humanities Tennessee’s grant program.

 

January 9, 2015

We are proud to support Nashville Emerging Writers, The Porch Writers’ Collective’s upcoming workshop for high school students. Registration opens Jan. 15.

December 3, 2014

A renowned letterer, Hische will share her perspectives on art and design, the possiblities of new media, and her advocacy of intellectual property rights.

Mark your calendars for the first of the 2015 Watkins Visiting Artists Series, featuring Jessica Hische, whose prolific design and lettering work speaks to the future of art technologies and its implications for blurring the divisions between personal and professional identity, private and public