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May 3, 2017

East Nashville Hope Exchange kicks off the six-week summer literacy & civics camp for neighborhood kids, "My Family, My Community, My World."

East Nashville Hope Exchange presents "My Family, My Community, My World," a six-week summer program that provides books, guest readers, and city-wide field trips to 1-3 graders in the neighborhood. The programs ties events together with weekly themes based on children's literature and civics education.

Humanities TN is a proud, annual sponsor for the project.

May 3, 2017

Visit World's Fair Park in Knoxville for the annual Children's Festival of Reading, featuring authors, illustrators, and much more!

Join the Knox County Library in welcoming a great slate of children's authors and illustrators for the 2017 Children's Festival of Reading. Also on site will be your favorite costumed characters, games, music, and a marvelous day of learning and literature.

Saturday, May 20th, 10am-3pm, World's Fair Park, Knoxville, TN

For a complete line-up and details click here.

Humanities Tennessee is a proud, annual supporter of the festival.

May 3, 2017

Join the East TN Historical Society at the McMinn County Heritage Museum for a teacher workshop that combines state history, primary sources and local history resources.

McMinn County Living Heritage Museum hosts the kick-off event for the East TN Historical Society's summer series of free traveling teacher workshops.  Join the ETHS in Athens for a day of state & local history content training, and explore the museum!

Tuesday, June 6th, 8:30am-4pm, Athens

All workshops are free, include lunch, and a certificate of completion.  Contact Lisa Oakley for details and to register.

Humanities TN is a proud, annual supporter of the series.

May 3, 2017

Join the East TN Historical Society in Athens for a free teacher workshop focusing on state & local history.

McMinn County Living Heritage Museum hosts an East TN Historical Society's free traveling teacher workshops. Join the ETHS in Athens for a day of state & local history content training, and explore the museum!

Tuesday, June 6th, 8:30am-4pm, Athens

All workshops are free, include lunch, and a certificate of completion.  Contact Lisa Oakley for details and to register.

Humanities TN is a proud, annual supporter of the series.

May 3, 2017

The Promise Land Heritage Association hosts the East TN Historical Society for a free, day-long teacher workshop focusing on state & local history.

Promise Land Heritage Association hosts an East TN Historical Society's free traveling teacher workshop.  Join the ETHS in Charlotte for a day of state & local history content training, and explore this historic property!

Friday, July 28, 8:30am-4pm, Charlotte

All workshops are free, include lunch, and a certificate of completion.  Contact Lisa Oakley for details and to register: oakley@eastTNhistory.org

May 3, 2017

Join the East TN Historical Society in Rugby for a day of state & local history content training, and explore this historic property!

 

Historic Rugby hosts an East TN Historical Society's free traveling teacher workshop.  Join the ETHS in Rugby for a day of state & local history content training, and explore this historic property!

Friday, July 14, 8:30am-4pm, Historic Rugby, Morgan Co.

All workshops are free, include lunch, and a certificate of completion.  Contact Lisa Oakley for details and to register.

Humanities TN is a proud, annual supporter of the series.

May 3, 2017

Join the Discovery Park of America for a free, day-long teacher workshop on state & local history facilitated by the East TN Historical Society.

The Discovery Park of America hosts an East TN Historical Society's free traveling teacher workshop.  Join the ETHS in Union City for a day of state & local history content training, and explore the museum & grounds!

Friday, August 4, 8:30am-4pm, Discovery Park of America, Union City

February 3, 2017

Humanities Tennessee is pleased to support Tennessee History Day through our Cooperative Agreement grant program. This year's state contest will take place on 4/8 in Nashville. 

September 20, 2016

Hosted by the Robert Churchwell Museum Magnet Elementary School, this teacher workshop features the "Made in Tennessee" traveling exhibit from the East Tennessee History Center.

Delivered! TN History Highlights for Teachers Workshop

Monday, Oct. 10, 8:30am-3:30pm.

Robert Churchwell Museum Magent Elementary School, Nashville

Workshop strategies will focus on 4th, 5th, 8th, and high school American history curriculum standards that relate to the local and state stories, including focus on Tennessee's frontier, Civil War, industrialization and labor, and women's suffrage stories. The school is also hosting the exhibit, "Made in Tennessee" by ETHS.

September 20, 2016

Workshop in Brownsville focuses on local, state history for Tennessee educators.

Delivered! TN History Highlights for Teachers Workshop

Wednesday, November 2, 9am-3:30pm., West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center, Brownsville

Workshop strategies will focus on 4th, 5th, 8th, and high school American history curriculum standards that relate to the local and state stories, including focus on Tennessee's frontier, Civil War, industrialization and labor, and women's suffrage stories.

September 20, 2016

The 2016 conference focuses on the theme "Rhetoric & Imagery" and features keynotes by Iman Talib Shareef of the Nation's Mosque in Washington, D.C., and Dr. Larycia Hawkins of the University of Virginia.

Our Muslim Neighbor Conference: The Power of Rhetoric & Imagery

This free event includes nationally renowned keynote speakers, breakout sessions hosted by local organizations, and a catered lunch.  Sessions highlight the conference theme through topics of civic engagement, media depiction, and race & Islamophobia.

Saturday, Sept. 24, 9:00am-4:30pm, Nashville Public Library, 615 Church Street.

Humanities Tennessee provides partial support for the conference, organized by the Faith & Culture Center.

July 20, 2016

Bootcamps are the first phase of March to the 19th, a five-year grassroots campaign, organized by Chick History in partnership with Humanities Tennessee, that will change the way we see and do women’s history in Tennessee. 

Chick History Knoxville Bootcamp
August 25, 2016
9am – 6pm
 
Location 
Ijams Nature Center
2915 Island Home Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37920
 
 
July 20, 2016

CSPAN3 will air the panel, "The Radicalization of Reconstruction," from the Memories of a Massacre: Memphis in 1866 syposium. Saturday, July 23rd at 5:00pm (CST).

C-Span 3 will air panels from the Memories of Massacre: Memphis in 1866 Symposium.

July 14, 2016

"The Radicalization of Reconstruction," will air on July 23, 2016 at 6:00pm(EST) and will later be made available online.

 

May 4, 2016

The March to the 19th Women's History project makes its way to Memphis. Join us for food and drinks and to learn about this five-year initiative and the local installation of the women's history boot camp, coming June 30 to the Memphis Botanical Garden.

May 4, 2016

The Cleveland Park Story Project is a facilitated 3-month community project to celebrate and/or commemorate significant people, places, and moments in the neighborhood’s past and present. 

Visit the "Cleveland Park Neighborhood Story Project" Open House at the Cleveland Community Center (610 Vernon Winfrey Dr, Nashville, TN 37207) on Saturday, May 7th, from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm. 

May 4, 2016

The semester-long project, "Memories of a Massacre: Memphis in 1866," culminates in a two-day symposium at the University of Memphis. Find more information here

February 5, 2016

Dr. Beverly Bond's presentation is part of the "Memories of a Massacre: Memphis in 1866" project. 

As part of Black History Month and the "Memories of a Massacre: Memphis in 1866" project, Dr. Beverly Bond will present "Women and Post-Civil War Violence" at the University of Memphis (Mitchell Hall, Room 200) on March 25, from 12:45-1:45pm. This event is free and open to the public.

Click here for more information on this and other upcoming events. Humanities Tennessee is a proud sponsor of this project. 

February 4, 2016

Dr. Stephen Ash will lecture on his book, Massacre in Memphis: The Race Riot that Shook the Nation One Year after the Civil War, as part of the "Memories of a Massacre: Memphis in 1866" project.  

 

 

Dr. Stephen Ash will lecture on his book, Massacre in Memphis: The Race Riot that Shook the Nation One Year after the Civil WarThe lecture is part of the "Memories of a Massacre: Memphis in 1866" project.  

February 4, 2016

Hear the lessons learned from women who's very different paths helped bring justice and equality to Chattanooga and Tennessee.

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.  

February 3, 2016

SE-YA in the 'Boro is a free one-of-a kind of event that will take place on Friday and Saturday, March 11-12, 2016, in Murfreesboro, TN. It is designed to place teens and authors of young adult literature in a setting to interact about what they love most -- YA lit!

July 1, 2015

As this article posts, elementary students from East Nashville are participating in one of the country’s most innovative summer reading programs.

May 6, 2015

The 2015 Children's Festival of Reading occurs at World's Fair Park in downtown Knoxville, May 16, 10am-3pm.

Humanities Tennessee is pleased to provide partial support to the Knox County Public Library for the annual Children's Festival of Reading, May 16, 10am-3pm.

For a complete list of authors and event information click here.

June 27, 2014

The East Nashville Hope Exchange kicked off its summer program, "My Family, My Community, My World," last week, and forty-two children are knee deep in books, art, and FUN! The program is funded in part through a grant from Humanities Tennessee. 

The East Nashville Hope Exchange kicked off its summer program, "My Family, My Community, My World," last week, and forty-two children are knee deep in books, art, and FUN! The program, funded in part through a grant from Humanities Tennessee, focuses on i