Humanities Connection

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From WYPR 88.1 FM in Baltimore. Humanities Connection explores the intersection of the humanities and our daily lives, reflects on the past to inform our future, celebrates the power of literature, and demonstrates the importance of a healthy civics education.More from Humanities Connection »

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A Walk Through Shakespeare

Did you know that this year marks 400 years since William Shakespeare's death? With support from the Maryland Humanities Council, local nonprofit Arts...

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Finding and Cultivating Your Ideas

One of the most popular questions writers face from their curious audiences is "where do you get your ideas?" Elisabeth Dahl, a local author who writes...

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The Lock House

Maryland is home to many historic properties, all of which have fascinating backgrounds that reveal our state's rich past. One such property, the Lock...

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Maryland AskUsNow!

Maryland AskUsNow! is the statewide online library chat service available to Marylanders 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Librarians answer questions and ...

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Mary, the Visitation, and the Magnificat, Part 2: Dr. Homayra Ziad

Last week we heard from Dr. Rubens, a Roman Catholic Scholar at the Institute of Christian and Jewish Studies, on Mary's visit to Elizabeth in Luke's...

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Mary, the Visitation, and the Magnificat, Part 1: Dr. Heather Miller Rubens

Comparative religion is an aspect of the humanities that offers critical insights into the human experience. In recognition of the upcoming holidays, we...

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Forced Servitude at Hampton

History tells us that many Americans, whether black or white, shared similar experiences in early America. Some of that history has been uncovered...

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Maryland Veterans: A Journey Through Vietnam

As many of us spend time with older family members this holiday season, we encourage you to take some time to ask questions of them in order to collect...

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Voices of Change

On November 18, the MHC-supported exhibit Voices of Change: Social Protest through the Arts and Humanities opened at the Hays-Heighe House at Harford...

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