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Celebrate Black History Month with one of these great books

In honor of Black History Month, we're highlighting ten of our favorite books you can check out from our Novel Conversations lending library.

February 20, 2019
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Novel Conversations 2018 Recap

It was a busy year in Novel Conversations! Groups across the state thought, read and talked about countless books together. Curious what they read? Check out our year in review. You may expect some of the titles and authors, but others may come as a surprise to you.

December 27, 2018
Indiana Humanities elects new slate of officers, new members
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Indiana Humanities elects new slate of officers, new members

The Indiana Humanities board of directors has elected its slate of officers for 2018-19 and elected three new board members. The new members include Chris Gahl, senior vice president of marketing and communications at Visit Indy; Chad Priest, CEO of American Red Cross, Indiana Region; and Tiffany Tolbert, senior field …

October 30, 2018
The Humans of the Humanities
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The Humans of the Humanities

Summer intern, Julia Bartusek shares about her experience being on the Indiana Humanities team and what she saw along the way. A video sharing about a grantee project at the Indiana Medical History Museum, by summer intern Blake Williams is also featured.

August 16, 2018
Frankenstein Friday: Vol. 2, Ch. 9
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Frankenstein Friday: Vol. 2, Ch. 9

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, you can think, read and talk with us every week! Every Friday, we will post a chapter and discussion question to spur your thinking about Shelley’s seminal work of science fiction and the questions it raises about science and technology in our own lives.

June 8, 2018
Join the Great American Read
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Join the Great American Read

PBS's Great American Read is an eight-part television series and national campaign hosted by Meredith Vieira that will run through October of this year. Focused on America's “100 best-loved novels” as determined by public poll, the campaign seeks to encourage us to think, read and talk about the books we love.

May 30, 2018
Five Things We Learned From Julián Castro
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Five Things We Learned From Julián Castro

Indiana Humanities joined with the University of Indianapolis and the Indianapolis Neighborhood Housing Partnership on March 2, 2018 to present an INconversation with former HUD Secretary Julián Castro. Here are five things we learned at the annual Richard M. Fairbanks Symposium on Civic Leadership.

March 5, 2018
Mari Evans’s “Ethos and Creativity” Three Decades Later: Art and Race in Indianapolis
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Mari Evans’s “Ethos and Creativity” Three Decades Later: Art and Race in Indianapolis

David Hoppe recollects his time with Mari Evans while working on "Where We Live: Essays About Indiana".

February 5, 2018