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On the Road with California Humanities: The Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Initiative

As part of a national celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize, California Humanities will convene a series of discussion forums throughout the state as part of the Pulitzer Prize Centennial Campfires Initiative. Aimed at deepening the public’s engagement with contemporary issues through a humanities lens, On the …

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On the Road with California Humanities & The Pulitzer Prizes!

California Humanities’ 40th anniversary celebration is hitting the road and we’re bringing friends! We share in celebrating the 50 year mile marker of the National Endowment for Humanities and the centennial of the Pulitzer Prize. The Pulitzer Prize Board has partnered with the Federation of State Humanities Councils to create …

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Big Sur Oral History Project Director Interview

Big Sur Oral History Project will capture and preserve an oral history of a unique community in one of the most remarkable landscapes in the world; the stretch of land comprising Big Sur. The Henry Miller Memorial Library (HMML) will collect, preserve and catalogue existing audio and film recordings (some …

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Docks to Delta Project Director Interview

“…humanities projects encourage us to see the world in all of its rich complexity…” – Ildi Carisle-Cummins Docks to Delta Project was launched at the end of September 2015 with a live story-based performance during the two-hour train ride to Sacramento, and discussion sessions on the return trip to Oakland. …

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