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Humanities Events In and Around Idaho

Times, dates and locations are subject to change. 
Please call the listed contact to verify the program information.
All programs are open to the general public.

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ONGOING
Fri, August 11 2017 – Sun, December 17 2017
BOISE ART MUSEUM ANNOUNCES Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain
sponsor: Boise Art Museum
phone: (208) 345-8330
location: See Flier for Details
NOVEMBER 2017
Thu, November 2 2017 at 7:30 PM
Early Idaho Train Songs
speaker: P. Gary Eller
sponsor: The BIshops' House
contact: Elizabeth Yates
phone: (208) 342-3279
location: The BIshops' House, 2420 Old Penitentiary Rd., Boise, ID
Sat, November 4 2017 at 6:00 PM
The Value of the Humanities
speaker: Susan Swetnam
sponsor: North Idaho College
contact: Sara Fladeland
phone: (208) 769-7750
location: North Idaho College, Edminster Student Union, Lake Coeur d'Alene Room, 1000 W. Garden Ave., Coeur d'Alene, ID
Wed, November 8 2017 at 6:00 PM
Panel Discussion: Things You Know But Cannot Explain
The Boise Art Museum will present a panel discussion using the artwork of Native American artist Rick Bartow (1946-2016) as a focal point to have conversations about heritage, culture, storytelling, transformation, and identity. A moderator and three panelists will lend insight and help audience members understand and make personal and multi-disciplinary connections between the work of an important American artist and their own experiences.
sponsor: Boise Art Museum
contact: Melanie Fales
phone: (208) 345-8330
location: Boise State University Special Events Center, 1800 University Drive, Boise ID 83725.
Fri, November 10 2017 at 10:00 AM
William Wallace, Lincoln's Friend
speaker: David Leroy
sponsor: Coalition of Idaho Charter School Families
contact: Murphy Olmstead
phone: (208) 871-3885
location: Idaho State Capitol, Lincoln Auditorium, 700 W. Jefferson St., Boise, ID
Thu, November 23 2017 at 12:00 PM
The Constitution and Religion: Origins, Challenges, and Accommodations
speaker: David Adler
sponsor: Lewis-Clark State College
contact: Leif Hoffman
phone: (208) 792-2818
location: Lewis-Clark State College, 500 8th Ave., Lewiston, ID
DECEMBER 2017
Fri, December 1 2017 at 6:30 PM
Classical Christmas Concert
speaker: Del Parkinson
sponsor: Memorial Community Center
contact: Carolyn Speelmon
phone: (208) 264-5481
location: Memorial Community Center, Main Hall, 415 Wellington Place, Hope, ID
Tue, December 5 2017 – Fri, December 8 2017
Surviving Voices
"Surviving Voices” is a four-day event that turns to the humanities—the disciplines that foster exploration, understanding, and creative thinking—to provoke thought and demonstrate how alternative perspectives can help develop important strategies for combating violence against women in its many forms. This series will feature speakers such as Elizabeth Smart, discussions with women’s studies scholars, documentary films, and theatre performances. All events are free and open to the public.
sponsor: Idaho State University
contact: Elizabeth Brunner
phone: (208) 282-1478
Tue, December 12 2017 at 7:00 PM
History from the Ashes
speaker: Ben Kemper
sponsor: Meadows Valley Public Library
contact: Audrey Crogh
phone: (208) 347-3147
location: Meadows Valley Public Library, Idaho Room, 400 Virginia St., New Meadowns, ID
Sun, December 31 2017
Origins, a New, Permanent Exhibit at the Idaho State Historical Museum
sponsor: Idaho State Historical Society
contact: Dax Chizum
phone: (208) 514-2304
location: Idaho State Historical Society, 2205 Old Penitentiary Rd., Boise, ID
MARCH 2018
Fri, March 9 2018 at 6:30 PM
Hemingway Literary Center at Boise State University Hosts Kate Moore who will present on her book "The Radium Girls" on March 9, 2018
sponsor: The Hemingway Literary Center at Boise State University
phone: (208) 426-3191
location: Ron and Linda Yanke Family Research Park, 220 E. Parkcenter Blvd., Boise, ID
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