Human Ties...
Staying connected across physical distance
Join us for this week's Humanities to Go Online on Friday at 4 pm!
On Friday, May 22 at 4 pm, Jim Rousmaniere will present How Fresh Water Has Shaped New Hampshire, an online presentation that explores how Granite Staters’ impact on fresh water – and, conversely, inland waters’ impact on Granite Staters – has evolved over time.
This is a free, live presentation via Zoom. Click the blue button above to RSVP!
Read the latest issue of Humanities magazine from our partner the National Endowment for the Humanities. This music-themed issue features articles about Bach, Cajun and zydeco music , Porgy and Bess , and the women who pioneered the collection of folk songs during the Great Depression.
A new five-part documentary series on PBS, The Asian Americans , examines the ways that Asian Americans have shaped US history. These compelling stories explore what it means to be an American. The series is streaming for free on the PBS website.
Listen to longtime Humanities to Go presenter Robert Perrault’s interview on the French-Canadian Legacy podcast. Robert discusses Manchester’s unique Franco-American history and tells stories about growing up there. There’s even a shout out to New Hampshire Humanities!
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Journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones recently won a Pulitzer Prize for her New York Times series “The 1619 Project.” The project reexamines the history and legacy of slavery in the United States through essays, poetry, and photographs. Even if you haven’t read the series, you can listen to the podcast—a compelling audio companion to the project. LISTEN
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