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With Thanks, 2018-2019 Annual Report

As families and communities gather this week to give thanks, the team at Humanities Tennessee would like to express gratitude for you – our donors, volunteers, program partners, and supporters throughout Tennessee and beyond. You have helped foster community and civility in Tennessee through public programs that examine and reflect upon ideas, stories, history, arts, Learn More…


CROSSROADS at Wolf Gap Education Outreach, Inc. (Pulaski)

Crossroads: Change in Rural America is a Smithsonian traveling exhibit exploring the history and meaning of rural American society across regions and over time. The exhibit will be on display at Wolf Gap Education Outreach, Inc. in Pulaski, TN, from Feb. 1 to Mar. 15, 2020. Click here to learn more.

Floodlines Public Discussion

Visit the Floodlines exhibit at the Parthenon and join a discussion with academic and civic leaders about the socioeconomic experiences of women in ancient and contemporary times. Discussants include Dr. Denise McCoskey (Miami U.), Dr. Katherine Harrington (FL State), Stefanie Rome (Fisk), Dr. Debby Sneed (Loyola Marymount), and Dr. Chioma Onyejiaka (TN State).

Silent Cinema D.W. Griffith Shorts

Join ETSU for a screening of some D.W. Griffith’s southern short films, followed by a discussion with Kiran Sirah, director of the Storytelling Center, exploring the power of story in film.

Salon@615 Special Edition with Sarah J. Maas

#1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas launches her brand-new CRESCENT CITY series with House of Earth and Blood: the story of half-Fae and half-human Bryce Quinlan as she seeks revenge in a contemporary fantasy world of magic, danger, and searing romance.

Salon@615 Special Edition with James McBride

James McBride is an accomplished musician and the author of the National Book Award-winning novel The Good Lord Bird, the bestselling American classic The Color of Water, the novels Song Yet Sung and Miracle at St. Anna, the story collection Five-Carat Soul, and Kill ‘Em and Leave, a biography of James Brown. The recipient of a National Humanities Medal, McBride is also a Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at Learn More…

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