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Voices from the Prairie E-news from Humanities Iowa
E-Newsletter April 2010
IN THIS ISSUE:
• latest news
• speakers bureau
• mini grant events
• upcoming & ongoing events
• questions and comments
• web links
LATEST NEWS

Voices from the Prairie, our tri-annual publication, will be
arriving in early April. This month we feature articles on
the documentary titled "In the Shadow of the Raid"
(2009) supported by a mini grant, a documentary titled
"Train to Nowhere" supported by a major grant, and the
Visit by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama.
SPEAKERS BUREAU

What free entertainment is
happening near YOU? Find out.

Rich Tyler is interest in barns.
Mostly old barns. What would
happen if we let all of the old
barns fall down, and, what will
happen if future generations
grow up without them? Discover
the answers in Webster City
.

The Second World War impacted
many people, including Danuta
Zamojska Hutchins who reflects
on the facts and fiction of WWII
books from her own personal
memories. Two chances to
experience the memories of a
war survivor
, in April.

Barbara Lounsberry tells about
the Midwesterner "code" that
states silence is heroic and
polite. Non-Midwesterners
assume this is a sign of being
dull. Decide for yourself in
Cherokee.



Speakers Bureau events that will
occur in the upcoming months.
All of the above events are free
and open to the public.

MINI GRANT EVENTS:

Diversity Conference
April 16th @ 8 AM - 4 PM
Indian Hills Community College Ottumwa Campus
525 Grandview Ave
Ottumwa, IA 52501

Combat Paper Project
April 17th @ 7:30 PM
Shambaugh Auditorium
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242

“The Art of Happiness at
Work” by His Holiness the
Dalai Lama and Howard C.
Cutler, M.D.

April 25th @ 1 PM
University Book & Supply
1009, W 23rd St
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
Call: 319-266-7581 for
more information.

Iowa and the Civil War
April 29th @ 7 PM
April 30th @ 12 PM
Western Iowa Tech Community College
4647 Stone Ave
Sioux City, IA 51106


All of the above events are
free and open to the public.

UPCOMING & ONGOING
HI-SPONSORED EVENTS


Authors Visiting in Des
Moines:


Peter Hedges
April 13th @ 7:00 PM
AND
Camille Dungy
April 14th @ 7:00 PM
AND
Ivan Doig
April 19th @ 7:00 PM
AND
David Lipsky
April 26th @ 7:00 PM
Des Moines Public Library
100 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309

Library Reading and
Discussion Series


Dispatches
April 8th @ 7:00 PM
AND
No True Glory
April 22nd @ 7:00 PM
James Kennedy
Public Library
320 1st Ave. E
Dyersville, IA 52040


All of the above events are
free and open to the public.

QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS

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comments about this e-newsletter,
contact us or send us an email.
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