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Halfway Mile Marker for Our On The Road Discussion Series

Journalism and Democracy in California San Jose State University Student Union Héctor Tobar, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author, moderator Rob Kuznia, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and writer Frances Dinkelspiel, author and journalist, co-founder of the local news site, Berkeleyside Rachael Myrow, KQED South Bay Arts & Culture Reporter June 16 marked …

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Literature & Medicine in Estonia

By Kris Clarke, Ph.D (Literature & Medicine facilitator in Fresno) I first learned about the intersection of literature and medicine when I heard Dr. Rita Charon speak at a narrative conference in Tampere, Finland in 2011. As a former English major turned social worker, the recognition that healing springs from listening …

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California Humanities and Grantees Report 2015 Projects and Activities

Map of California Humanities Events in 2015

Each June, our major funder and federal partner, the National Endowment for the Humanities, requests from all 56 humanities councils a report outlining the past year’s activities. The report includes a self-reported summary of council- and grantee-conducted events, awards, activities within each Congressional District, and much more. This effort requires …

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California Humanities Awards Nearly $200,000 to Community Stories Projects

We couldn’t be more excited to announce the newest round of Community Stories grant recipients! We’re awarding nearly $200,000 throughout California to 19 projects that cast a light on unique community narratives within our state. These new projects–ranging from an online exhibition, screening, and discussion programs based on oral histories …

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KQED’s Rachel Myrow Opens Our Journalism & Democracy Discussion

Journalism and Democracy in California San Jose State University Student Union Héctor Tobar, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author Rob Kuznia, Pulitzer Prize winner journalist and writer Frances Dinkelspiel, author and journalists, co-founder of the local news site, Berkeleyside, Rachael Myrow, KQED South Bay Arts & Culture Reporter Rachael Myrow’s …

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