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Library Innovation Lab Projects Happening in November

Libraries across the state participating in the 2018 Library Innovation Lab: Exploring New Ways of Engaging Immigrant Communities through Public Humanities Programming project are busy this month with a wide variety of engaging public programs. Here’s a sampling of what’s on in November; please visit our online events calendar to find out about …

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Humanities Surface in Veterans Affairs Medical Centers Through Literature & Medicine®

Literature and Medicine Plus - A Program from California Humanities

Literature & Medicine® is a humanities-based professional development program for health care workers that engages clinical staff members in reading and discussion programs facilitated by humanities scholars. Literature & Medicine® invites caregivers to better understand and empathize with the experience of their patients – as well as their peers through …

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California Humanities to Present a Workshop, Humanities Programming That Engages Immigrants, at the 2018 National Humanities Conference in New Orleans

California Humanities staff will be attending and presenting at the National Humanities Conference in New Orleans on November 8-11. California Humanities staff, Lucy Boltz, Felicia Kelly, Lucena Lau Valle, and Debra White, will be presenting a new working group at the conference, Humanities Programming That Engages Immigrants. They will explore …

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Strengthening Education Through the Humanities

One of California Humanities’ three primary strategic components, developed as part of our strategic refresh in 2015/2016, is focused on deeper engagement with K-12 and higher education. This strategy ensures that California’s students have a whole child education, rich in the benefits of the humanities–history, philosophy, languages, and more— alongside …

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Sonia Nazario, Author of “Enrique’s Journey,” to Speak in Bakersfield and San Jose as part of the CA 2020: Democracy and the Informed Citizen Initiative

Sonia Nazario, Author of Enrique's Journey

California Humanities presents two free public forums with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario. Join California Humanities for ON IMMIGRATION AND JOURNALISM: A CONVERSATION WITH SONIA NAZARIO in Bakersfield on October 9 and in San Jose on October 16. Nazario won the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for her six-part Los Angeles Times …

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