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Dorothea Lange: Grab A Hunk of Lightning Screenings

SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 2014, 2 PM Join members of Dorothea Lange’s family at the world premiere of the new American Masters documentary Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning at the Oakland Museum of California before the film’s nationwide television premiere on Friday, August 29 at 9 pm on PBS (check local listings). Most famous …

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Los Angeles, August 10 Forum to Focus on Veterans and Film

As part of Cal Humanities’ statewide initiative War Comes Home and CA Reads 2014, the Los Angeles Public Library will present a Public Conversation event, Celluloid Soldiers: Veterans Through Hollywood’s Lens on Sunday August 10th, from 2:00pm to 3:30pm at Los Angeles Central Library’s Mark Taper Auditorium, 630 W. 5th Street, Los Angeles. Since their invention, films have shaped …

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Sacramento, August 17 – Forum to Focus on Trauma/PTSD in Veterans

As part of Cal Humanities’ statewide initiative War Comes Home and CA Reads 2014,  the Sacramento Public Library will present a Public Conversation event, The War Within: Veterans and PTSD on August 17th, from 2:00pm to 3:30pm at the Central Library Tsakopoulos Library Galleria, 828 I Street in Sacramento. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has major consequences for veterans and …

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Trailer: Regarding Susan Sontag

Please join California Humanities for a screening of Regarding Susan Sontag playing at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, followed by a post-screening discussion held at Congregation Sha’ar Zahav. Regarding Susan Sontag is an intimate and nuanced investigation into the life of one of the most influential and provocative thinkers of the 20th century. …

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Save the Dates: War Comes Home August Public Conversations

oin us for the last three public conversations around War Comes Home and CA Reads 2014, a Cal Humanities initiative that seeks to create opportunities for communities across California to grapple with critical questions in the aftermath of over a dozen years of war.  The remaining three conversations will be held in Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Jurupa …

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Jerupa Valley/ Riverside, August 21 – Forum to Focus on Veterans’ Transition to Civilian Life

As part of California Humanities’ statewide initiative War Comes Home and CA Reads 2014, the Riverside County Library System will present a Public Conversation event, Back in the World: Adjusting to Life After War, on August 21, 2014, from 6:00pm-7:30pm at the Louis Robidoux Library on 5840 Mission Blvd in Jurupa Valley (Riverside). The event will include a …

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Get Ready for CA Reads 2014!

California Humanities and our partners are hard at work, making preparations for hundreds of activities that will take place September through November at libraries, campuses, schools, community organizations focused around our statewide read of best-selling novelist, Marine Corps veteran, and Rhodes Scholar Karl Marlantes’ book, What It Is Like to Go …

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