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Author Karl Marlantes on Tour

As part of our War Comes Home: California Reads program, Karl Marlantes, New York Times bestselling author and Vietnam veteran, will begin a book tour for his compelling narrative What It Is Like To Go To War. The tour will start in Northern California in October 2014 and wrap up in Southern California …

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Application Materials and Info Sessions for the 2014 California Documentary Project Grants

New guidelines and informational grant workshops are now available for the California Documentary Project, a competitive grants program that supports documentary film, radio and new media productions that enhance our understanding of California and its cultures, peoples and histories.  Media projects that use the humanities to provide context, depth, and perspective …

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Recap of War Comes Home Public Conversations in Libraries

As part of California Humanities’ War Comes Home iniative, five thematic public programs were created in partnership with the University of California Humanities Research Institute and the California State Library. The themes ranged from trauma and PTSD to Hollywood’s portrayal of veterans to the challenges facing veterans reintegrating into civilian life. SACPL …

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