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We have never been wild

We have ideas about ‘nature,’ don’t we? What it really is, how we are–or aren’t–part of it, the role it should play in our lives, our politics. And we also have ideas about cities, about the country, parks, city parks, national parks, the purpose of a park. What is worth …

February 16, 2017
Friday Faves: Feb. 10
Friday Faves
Friday Faves: Feb. 10

We’re talking famed figures, art and more in our favorite humanities finds of the week. Read on! Kristen Fuhs Wells, director of communications and development: This is a great resource for history teachers: The Met just released more than 375,000 digital images of art within its collection—free of use to educators, students, …

February 10, 2017
Friday Faves: Feb. 3
Friday Faves
Friday Faves: Feb. 3

We’re kicking off February with a fantastic list of can’t-miss finds. Check out our favorite humanities links of the week. Keira Amstutz, president and CEO: As you may have heard, several news outlets have reported on the possible plan to eliminate federal funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities and …

February 3, 2017
Action requested: Speak up to support essential funding for the humanities
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Action requested: Speak up to support essential funding for the humanities

Dear friend of Indiana Humanities, As you may have heard, several news outlets have reported on the possible plan to eliminate federal funding for the National Endowment for the Humanities and National Endowment for the Arts. Although Indiana Humanities receives support from individuals, corporations and foundations, we depend on federal …

February 2, 2017
Friday Faves: Jan. 27
Friday Faves
Friday Faves: Jan. 27

It’s Friday and you know what that means . . . we’re sharing our favorite humanities finds of the week! Have a few you want to share? We would love to hear from you in the comment section below. Kristen Fuhs Wells, director of communication and development: I’m super excited about the idea of this new …

January 27, 2017
Friday Faves: Jan. 20
Friday Faves
Friday Faves: Jan. 20

Infographics, digitization and Edgar Alan Poe! We’re pleased to bring you our favorite humanities finds of the week. Have a few you want to share? We would love to hear from you in the comment section below. Kristen Fuhs Wells, director of communication and development: “Infographic” might seem like a hot new buzz word in …

January 20, 2017
Friday Faves: Jan. 13
Friday Faves
Friday Faves: Jan. 13

From exercising with your favorite authors to the history of some seriously sweet treats, our Friday Faves have got you covered. Have a few you want to share? We would love to hear from you in the comment section below. Leah Nahmias, director of programs: This is so stinkin’ cute: The …

January 13, 2017
Friday Faves: Jan. 6
Friday Faves
Friday Faves: Jan. 6

We’re kicking off the start of 2017 with our favorite finds of the week. Have a few conversation starters you want to share? We would love to hear from you in the comment section below. Leah Nahmias, director of programs: You NEED a dictionary of 500 years’ worth of slang! The “vulgar” English …

January 6, 2017