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Nov 15, 2018 | Posted by Nevada Humanities Staff

Now is your chance to give back and make a difference in Nevada.

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Nov 8, 2018 | Posted by Staff of Nevada Humanities

 


 

Do you know about the ...

Nov 1, 2018 | Posted by Staff of Nevada Humanities

This November we are pleased to welcome new members to our Board of Trustees. Nevada Humanities is governed by a volunteer Board of Trustees made up of leaders in the humanities and nonprofit entities from around the state. We look forward to their guidance and leadership as we enter a new year full of possibilities. Our new Board of Trustees members include:

Deirdre Clemente is an Associate Professor of History and...

Oct 25, 2018 | Posted by Patty Cafferata

Back in July, I had the opportunity to observe and participate as a historian in the ...

Oct 18, 2018 | Posted by Joe Milan Jr.

 


 

We write to be loved, admired, or at the very...

Oct 11, 2018 | Posted by Gregory Crosby

October is my favorite month, even if, growing up in Las Vegas, it didn’t feel remotely autumnal until Halloween, not coincidentally my favorite holiday (even if so many of...

Oct 4, 2018 | Posted by Naseem Jamnia

 

When I decided to move to Reno to join my husband, who had just started his master’s program at the University of Nevada...

Sep 27, 2018 | Posted by Scott Dickensheets

It’s a quiet September Saturday, and I’m thinking hard about how fragile life, civilization, and everything really are. Not because something’s wrong, at least not in my immediate world, but rather...

Sep 20, 2018 | Posted by Elise Choi

 

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Sep 13, 2018 | Posted by Lindsay Wilson
The poet read this poem at Reno’s 150th birthday kick off in the City Center to a
celebratory crowd that included the Mayor of Reno and City Council members.
 
We’re fifth generation or we moved here last month.
Here? We’re tired of reminding you how to use
your tongue. We’ll say it the right way and hope
you catch on, and those are Mountain Bluebirds,
not Blue Jays, they slipped into the big sky
to remind us of transience. Happiness comes at a price,
and we need...

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