Here are a few pics from recent Humanities Colloquium events: We had a wonderful visit from AARCH – the African American Resources – Cultural and Heritage Society. Ms. Harris introduced a packed house to a number of stories of African American history in Frederick County. It was standing room only in the Marx Center for Poet Elisa Gabbert’s reading. And novelist/essayist John Cotter […]
What a thrill it was to host the first annual Discovering the Humanities Conference. We’d like to offer our thanks to all of those who participated and to those who helped us put it together. On to next year!
Join us for our second installment of True Story! This time, the theme will be “Discovery.” Come prepared to tell as story related to the theme. You have 5 minutes on stage with no notes. Storytellers will be chosen randomly on the night of the event. There will be free pizza. There will be prizes.
Here’s a link to a really wonderful article about Dr. Gaither’s show, I AM: Identity – A Shared History. Don’t forget about her talk on February 17th at 5 PM in Whitaker Campus Center Commons.
We are very excited about a number of events that will be taking place here at Hood this semester. Check out the calendar for details. We are thrilled to host an exhibition of documentary story quilts by Baltimore based artist Dr. Joan M.E. Gaither in the Hodson Gallery in Tatem Arts Center. The acclaimed poet Kirun Kapur will be reading from her book Visiting Indira Gandhi’s Palmist. […]
Happy to announce the winner of the 2016 Humanities Council Open House costume contest! This year, Miranda Barrientos won for her incredibly inventive portrayal of Lin Manuel Miranda Barrientos. Miranda won a $25 gift card to Amazon. Congratulations, Miranda!
The past couple of weeks have been packed full of really great events sponsored in full or in part by the Humanities Council here are Hood, and they’ve all been remarkable. I’m going to bullet them, in order of occurrence: On October 25, the first of the Hood Reading Group meetings took place. This year, Hood’s head research librarian, Aimee Gee, and I are leading […]