The Humanities Connection http://wypr.org en Wide Angle Media http://wypr.org/post/wide-angle-media <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Wide Angle Youth Media is a non-profit that teaches Baltimore youth media skills, provides opportunities to tell their own stories, and become engaged with their communities.</p><p> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:33:00 +0000 Kyle Leslie 503664 at http://wypr.org Wide Angle Media History Day: Honing Skills, building a love of History http://wypr.org/post/history-day-honing-skills-building-love-history <p><a href="http://http://www.mdhc.org/programs/maryland-history-day/teachers/">Maryland History Day</a> is a statewide competition involving nearly 19,000 students who represent 20 Maryland counties and Baltimore City.</p><p> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 21:31:00 +0000 Kyle Leslie 503328 at http://wypr.org History Day: Honing Skills, building a love of History The Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture http://wypr.org/post/peale-center-baltimore-history-and-architecture <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Historian, veteran journalist and architecture critic James D. </span>Dilts<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> wrote in a </span><a href="https://www.baltimorebrew.com/2012/05/14/buildings-like-books-tell-a-citys-story/" style="line-height: 1.5;">2012 Baltimore Brew</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> article "You can learn about a city from its authors, artists, and musicians, and also from its buildings. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Like books, they are tactile objects capable of transporting you, in the sense of inspiring intense emotions."&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:27:00 +0000 Kyle Leslie 503000 at http://wypr.org The Peale Center for Baltimore History and Architecture Books: A Doorway to Discovery http://wypr.org/post/books-doorway-discovery <p>The years before children enter the classroom are crucial to setting a student on the path to academic success.</p><p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 21:23:00 +0000 Kyle Leslie 502661 at http://wypr.org Books: A Doorway to Discovery Baltimore Heritage, Telling Our Stories http://wypr.org/post/baltimore-heritage-telling-our-stories <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our heritage is comprised of not only dates and historical facts, but also the stories we hand down to future generations.</span></p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:20:46 +0000 Kyle Leslie 502307 at http://wypr.org Baltimore Heritage, Telling Our Stories Civic Reflection: Inside and Out http://wypr.org/post/civic-reflection-inside-and-out <p></p><p style="margin-left:4.5pt;"><a href="http://www.mdmediation.org/" target="_blank">Community Mediation Maryland</a> is a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting and strengthening mediation programs in our state. Their Maryland Humanities Council grant-supported program, <em>Civic Reflection: Inside and Out</em>, adds reading and discussion to their successful prisoner re-entry mediation programs.</p><p style="margin-left:4.5pt;"> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:54:05 +0000 Will Gramling 502016 at http://wypr.org Civic Reflection: Inside and Out Gilmor's Raid http://wypr.org/post/gilmors-raid <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Maryland played a pivotal role during the Civil War. The war between brothers was fought around us and in our backyards.</span></p><p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 21:02:00 +0000 Kyle Leslie 501612 at http://wypr.org Gilmor's Raid Chautauqua “Emily Dickinson” http://wypr.org/post/chautauqua-emily-dickinson <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This July marks the </span>20th<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;anniversary of Chautauqua, the Maryland Humanities Council’s free living history performance series, where scholars perform as famous people from history and then engage the audience in conversation in character.</span></p><p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 21:34:00 +0000 Kyle Leslie 501327 at http://wypr.org Chautauqua “Emily Dickinson” For Whom it Stands: The Flag and the American People http://wypr.org/post/whom-it-stands-flag-and-american-people <p>It seems logical that the exhibition, <a href="http://www.rflewismuseum.org/fwis">"For Whom it Stands: The Flag and the American People,"</a> would be mounted at the <a href="http://www.rflewismuseum.org/">Reginald F. Lewis Museum</a>.</p><p> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:46:00 +0000 Kyle Leslie 500958 at http://wypr.org For Whom it Stands: The Flag and the American People Audiovisual Archiving at the University of Baltimore’s Langsdale Library http://wypr.org/post/audiovisual-archiving-university-baltimore-s-langsdale-library <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Over the past few months, Humanities Connection has had the pleasure of presenting episodes featuring a a variety of libraries and highlighting the great work of librarians around the region.</span></p><p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:35:00 +0000 Kyle Leslie 500215 at http://wypr.org Audiovisual Archiving at the University of Baltimore’s Langsdale Library