IHC News
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
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
email: dax.chizum@ishs.idaho.gov
location: Idaho State Historical Society, 2205 Old Penitentiary Rd., Boise, 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
email: bruneliz@isu.edu
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
email: melanie@boiseartmuseum.org
location: Boise State University Special Events Center, 1800 University Drive, Boise ID 83725.
Wed, October 4 2017 – Sun, October 8 2017
Sheeptales Gathering 2017 - The Shepherdess of the Glaciers
We are bringing in Stanzin Dorjai to screen his documentary film centered on a shepherdess of sheep and endangered Pashmina goats in the Himalayas titled “Shepherdess of the Glaciers.” In addition, we will be bringing in his long-time friend and colleague, Konchok Stobgais, who helped found the Cashmere Center in Pangong of India’s High Himalayas. Stanzin will present the film, conduct a Q&A and story tell. While Stobgais will do a workshop on working with cashmere from the nomad’s viewpoint and provide a demonstration of how to make rope out of wool.
sponsor: Trailing of the Sheep Cultural Heritage Center, Inc.
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contact: Laura Drake
phone: (208) 720-0585
email: laura@trailingofthesheep.org
Fri, September 22 2017
IHC anthology on Wilderness wins award for "Idaho Book of the Year"
The Idaho Library Association has announced that Idaho Wilderness Considered, a 200-page anthology of essays, photos, and other reflections in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act and the establishment of new wilderness areas in Idaho in 2015 has won the ILA’s award for “Idaho Book of the Year.”
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
Sun, July 2 2017
Idaho Humanities Council Executive Director Rick Ardinger will step away from the IHC after 26 years
Sat, July 1 2017
Idaho Humanities Council Awards $59,205 in Grants, Spring 2017
The Idaho Humanities Council (IHC) awarded $59,205 in grants to organizations and individuals this spring.
contact: Cindy Wang
phone: (208) 345-5346
email: cindy@idahohumanities.org