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

Voices from the Prairie PublicationIf you missed your chance to see David Plowden speaking about railroads at Humanities Iowa's Voices from the Prairie: The Annual Iowa Writers' Celebration, watch him online on our video page. You can also listen to Mr. Plowden speak on Iowa Public Radio on our audio page.


Humanities Iowa celebrates Russian writers Tolstoy and Chekhov.
SPEAKERS BUREAU

What free entertainment is
happening near YOU? Find out.

This month, Mr. Tom Milligan is presenting at 4 different locations. Catch him in Southeast Iowa for Grant Wood, Artist and Henry A Wallace, US Secretary of Ag and Northeast Iowa for Grant Wood, Artist and Forest Spaulding, Writer of the Library Bill of Rights.

Iowa Poet Laureate, Mary Swander is presenting at the Coralville Public Library this month. There will be poetry readings, discussion, and maybe a banjo in Coralville.

Westerns are full of stereotypes. Helen Lewis wants to reexamine a few of these stereotypes, especially those about Native American women. These women were often depicted as more than just background or sexual purpose, but as healers, counselors and warriors. Join her as she presents Women of Warmth, Wisdom, and War.


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

MINI & MAJOR GRANT EVENTS:

Train to Nowhere: Inside an Immigrant Death Investigation
November 12 @ 6:30 PM
Figge Art Museum
225 W. Second St
Davenport, IA 52801

Country School: One Room, One Nation Premier
November 19 @ 6:00 PM
State of Iowa: Historical Building
600 E Locust St
Des Moines, IA 50319


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


UPCOMING & ONGOING
HI-SPONSORED EVENTS


Library Reading and
Discussion Series


Ruined by Reading: A Life in Books
November 13 @ 2:00 PM
Burlington Public Library
210 Court St
Burlington, IA 52601

So Many Books, So Little Time
November 27 @ 2:00 PM
Burlington Public Library
210 Court St
Burlington, IA 52601


Prodigal Summer
November 23 @ 7:00 PM
James Kennedy Public Library
320 1st Ave E
Dyersville, Iowa 52040


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

QUESTIONS AND COMMENTS

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