Maryland Humanities Council http://wypr.org en 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;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><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 The History of Canton, Baltimore http://wypr.org/post/history-canton-baltimore <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Have you ever wondered how the neighborhood of Canton was given its name?</span></p><p> Thu, 05 Jun 2014 21:05:00 +0000 Kyle Leslie 500216 at http://wypr.org The History of Canton, Baltimore History Day Changes Students’ Life Trajectory http://wypr.org/post/history-day-changes-students-life-trajectory <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">History Day is an exciting learning experience for students in grades 6 through 12. Through Maryland History Day, nearly 19,000 Maryland students learn about ideas, people, and events in history and apply what they have learned through creative and original projects.</span></p><p> Thu, 29 May 2014 21:30:00 +0000 Kyle Leslie 13837 at http://wypr.org History Day Changes Students’ Life Trajectory Educational Leaders: Instruments of Positive Change http://wypr.org/post/educational-leaders-instruments-positive-change <p>Did you know that teacher appreciation week was May 5 through 9? Educators hold the power to instill in students a love of learning for lifetime.</p><p> Thu, 15 May 2014 20:37:21 +0000 Kyle Leslie 13169 at http://wypr.org Educational Leaders: Instruments of Positive Change Classics in the Modern Classroom http://wypr.org/post/classics-modern-classroom <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The enduring value of classic literature lies in its exploration of the human condition and also its ability for modern interpretation.</span></p><p> Thu, 08 May 2014 21:32:00 +0000 Kyle Leslie 12109 at http://wypr.org Classics in the Modern Classroom