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August 17, 2017

Join the Global Education Center for an exhibit that explores the history of African natives who settled in Mexico.

Global Education Center presents Invisible Mexico, a visual exhibit by the award-winning team of Hakeem Khaaliq and Queen Muhammad Ali that showcases the isolated and forgotten descendants of African natives who settled in Mexico.

Saturday, September 16, 6pm, Global Education Center, 4822 Charlotte Ave, Nashville

Click here for more information about the project. Invisible Mexico is part of the Third Root of Mexico Program Series, partially supported by Humanities Tennessee.

August 17, 2017

Join the Global Education Center as they host a poetry reading on October 6 and a poetry workshop led by Xanath Caraza on October 7, 2017.

This community poetry reading will feature renowned poet, Xanath Caraza, and her worked centered around the African legacy in Mexico. The reading will be followed by a Q & A session moderated by Dr. Avery Dickens de Girón, Executive Director of the Center for Latin American Studies at Vanderbilt University.

Caraza will lead a poetry workshop the following day.  Both events occur at the Global Education Center, 4822 Charlotte Ave., Nashville

July 18, 2017

The Vietnam War: East TN project to host a free screening of the local PBS film A Sense of Revolution, followed by a panel discussion about Knoxville in the Vietnam War era.

East TN PBS presnts a film screening of A Sense of Revolution, highlighting the perspectives of veterans, protesters and historians in East TN, followed by a panel discussion including, Jon Shefner, Sociology, UTK; Cynthia Fleming, History, UTK; Buck Kahler, Nolpix Media.

Friday, August 4, 5-7pm, East TN History Center, Knoxville

Humanities TN is pleased to provide partial support for the local film

For a list of events, visit http://www.easttennesseepbs.org/vietnam/screenings/

May 3, 2017

The summer series of facilitated book discussions among adults incarcerated in Hamilton & Bradley County jails is sponsored by Southern Lit Alliance.

The summer series is the second of three 2017 book discussion series sponsored by the Southern Lit Alliance, in Chattanooga, for adults in area county jails.  Each eight-week series is facilitated by local scholars, and is often the only educational offering at these institutions.

Humanities TN is a proud supporter of the project.

March 9, 2017

Promise Land Heritage Association hosts exhibit exploring the history of preservation in Tennessee for the past fifty years.

The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966: Commemorating the Preservation of Tennessee Cultural Heritage for 50 Years is an exhibit that explores the impact of the national legislation on Tennessee's historical landscape, April 3-30, 2017.

Promise Land Heritage Assocation

707 Promise Land Road, Charlotte, TN 37036
 

February 21, 2017

Join us for this traveling exhibit ribbon cutting and opening reception hosted by Historic Lebanon and the Wilson Co. Election Commission.

The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966: Commemorating the Preservation of Tennessee Cultural Heritage for 50 Years is an exhibit that explores the impact of the national legislation on Tennessee's historical landscape, March 6-31, 2017.

Ribbon-Cutting & Opening Reception, March 7, 4pm

Historic Lebanon & the Wilson Co. Election Commission, 203 East Main, Lebanon

January 5, 2017

The Global Education Center hosts poet Frank X. Walker for a reading and workshop.

"Poetry and the African American Experience Welcomes Frank X. Walker," February 17th, a reading and keynote by Frank X. Walker

November 10, 2016

Visit this traveling exhibit to learn about Tennessee's tradition of cultural heritage preservation over the past 50 years.

The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966: Commemorating the Preservation of Tennessee Cultural Heritage for 50 Years is an exhibit that explores the impact of the national legislation on Tennessee's historical landscape.

West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center, 121 Sunny Hill Cove, Brownsville
December 6, 2016-January 31st, 2017

November 10, 2016

This traveling exhibit explores the impact of the NHPAand the tradition of preserving cultural heritage in Tennessee since the Act passed 50 years ago.

The National Historic Preservation Act of 1966: Commemorating 50 Years of Preserving Tennessee's Cultural History opens a statewide tour at the President Andrew Johnson Museum & Library (67 Gilland St, Tusculum, TN 37745), where it will be on view until November 30th.

September 20, 2016

Join us for an exhibit of youth documentary photography sponsored by the Etowah Arts Commission.

My Community, My World launched in June when 18 middle school students from 6 neighborhoods in Etowah came together to document daily life through photography. Over an eight-week period, the students partnered with local photographers to observe, question, and capture what makes their neighborhoods unique—and what they share.  Selected photos will be on view starting October 20th.

Opening Reception, Thursday, Oct. 20, 5:30-7:00pm, Etowah Arts Commission

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.