Maryland Humanities Council

Humanities Connection
5:00 pm
Thu April 17, 2014

You are a part of History

Chris Haley

Chris Haley is the Director of the Study of the Legacy of Slavery in Maryland at the Maryland State Archives research department.

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Humanities Connection
3:57 pm
Fri April 11, 2014

Libraries Serving Nonprofits: A Grants Collection Story

Marylander's with library cards hold in their wallets a tool that can open the door to a wealth of resources. Libraries today are ever expanding their services to local communities, far beyond the primary checking-out of books and other types of media.

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Humanities Connection
4:53 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Making Music: The Banjo in Baltimore and Beyond

Photo provided by the Baltimore Museum of Industry from the collection of James Bollman

Many may not know it, but Maryland was particularly positioned to take the banjo to national notoriety.  The Maryland Humanities grant-supported exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Industry, "Making Music: The Banjo in Baltimore and Beyond," curated by Greg Adams, Pete Ross, and Robert Winans, traces the city's role in the evolution of the instrument from its introduction before the Civil War to its place in American culture today.

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Humanities Connection
3:54 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

The Code of Ethics in Law

Luca Giordano’s Palazzo Medici Riccardi, Justizia

Merriam Webster defines ethics as 'the rules of behavior based on ideas about what is morally good and bad.' 

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Humanities Connection
3:19 pm
Thu March 20, 2014

Innovators in the Information Age: The MD State Law Library

Credit Maryland Manual On-Line.

Navigating complex legal documents, archives, and reference materials can be as daunting as the intricacies of the legal profession itself.

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Humanities Connection
5:05 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Maryland Day

March 25 is Maryland Day, a state holiday commemorating when the first settlers disembarked from two ships, “The Ark” and “The Dove” onto St. Clement’s Island in the Potomac River in 1634.

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Humanities Connection
5:00 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

Better Living Through the Humanities

The recent national report "The Heart of the Matter: The Humanities and Social Sciences for a Vibrant, Competitive, and Secure Nation," commissioned by a bipartisan group of legislators and prepared by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences’ Commission on the Humanities and Social Sciences, continues to spur dialogue on the importance of the humanities to the future of our nation.

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Humanities Connection
5:47 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Voices of Indiantown

With support from a Maryland Humanities Council grant, the Nanticoke Historic Preservation Alliance recently premiered a documentary entitled "Voices of Indiantown,"

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Humanities Connection
5:24 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Giving Voice to History through Hands-on Archival Outreach

Records and materials that are deemed to have permanent historical value are assessed, curated, and preserved by archivists at historical societies, museums, libraries, and academic and public institutions.

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Humanities Connection
5:00 pm
Thu February 13, 2014

Historical African American Communities: Turner Station in Dundalk

Credit www.louisdiggs.com

Residents may not be aware of the rich history behind the historic African American communities in Baltimore County.

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