Double Down - A Blog

Jan 10, 2019 | Posted by Katharine Schweitzer

A culture of political debate and dissent, free and fair elections, and the peaceful transition of power are among the goals of contemporary American democracy. Contested elections...

Jan 4, 2019 | Posted by Ismael Santillanes

For the first five years in prison, nothing more closely describes my life as this: I existed....

Dec 20, 2018 | Posted by Staff of Nevada Humanities

We wish you a joyous holiday season and look forward to sharing with you all the humanities have to offer from Reno to Las Vegas and every place in between. The Double Down blog will return with a new post on January 3, 2019.

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Dec 13, 2018 | Posted by Daniel Gumbiner

Over the past several months, thanks to the generous support of Nevada Humanities, I have had the opportunity to visit several schools in Nevada to discuss my book, The Boatbuilder. I met with high schoolers and college students, traveled up and down the state from Winnemucca to Pahrump. One of the most common questions I was asked was why I chose to write about a...

Dec 6, 2018 | Posted by Daria Peoples-Riley

Because people come to live in Las Vegas from all over the world, before the exchange of names or even general references to the scorching weather, we often ask, “Where are you from?” Regardless of how often I’ve been asked this question, I still hesitate when I answer. In the awkward pause of my new acquaintance awaiting my response, my mind shifts and shuffles. 

I think about the way I wish to answer, “Well,” I...

Nov 29, 2018 | Posted by The Holland Project and Staff of Nevada Humanities

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Nov 21, 2018

Wishing you and yours a most Happy Thanksgiving Day! Celebrate, give thanks, and seek out the humanities in the world around you. 

Our Reno and Las Vegas offices will be closed on November 22 and 23.

- Staff of Nevada Humanities

 

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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

 


 

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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...

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