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    October 21, 2017 10:00 am
    @Dover International Speedway
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    Dover, Delaware
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    October 21, 2017 10:00 am
    @Dover International Speedway
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    Dover, Delaware
    October 22, 2017 2:00 pm
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    @Bethel Museum
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    Bethel, Delaware
    October 27, 2017 1:00 pm
    Speaker: Jean Norvell
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    @Manor House
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    Seaford, Delaware
    October 28, 2017 1:00 pm
    Speaker: Jean Norvell
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    @New Castle Court House Museum
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    New Castle, Delaware

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    • Delaware Voice Column From DHC Chair Dr. Susan West

      April 17, 2017

      Read Dr. West’s article asking Congress to support NEH funding in the new budget. Also included are links to additional support for NEH/NEA/CPB.

       

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    • In Memoriam: Delaware Humanities Speaker Joel Glazier

      July 11, 2017

      Delaware Humanities both mourns and celebrates the life of Delaware Humanities Council board member and Speaker’s Bureau lecturer Joel F. Glazier, who died in Wilmington on Friday, July 7.

       

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    • How We Met

      August 3, 2017

      Stella and Zehra, our teen interns for the summer, recount the story of how they met.  Be sure to check back over the next six weeks for future installments.

       

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    • Delaware Humanities Council posts filled

      August 8, 2017

      The Delaware Humanities Council elected Board officials and approved three new members at the June board meeting.  In early August, Governor John Carney re-appointed three board members as well.

       

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    • HumaniTeens: Cultural vs. Genetic Heritage

      August 10, 2017

      In this installment of HumaniTeens, Stella and Zehra relate taking ancestral DNA tests, their results, and what this meant to each of them.

       

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    • HumaniTeens: Newark Farmers Market

      August 18, 2017

      Have you seen the organic section in your local supermarket? The ethnic section? If you have, it’s probably small without a decent variety. “You could shop at five or six stores or just one.” Located on Kirkwood Highway in Newark, the Farmers Market serves a wide variety of cultures and peoples across the state.

       

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    • HumaniTeens: Biracial Students Share Their Perspectives

      August 24, 2017

      In this growing international community, biracial and intercultural relationships have skyrocketed. The amount of people who are biracial is at an all time high. However, these students face conflicting issues of identity and acceptance from an early age. Racial tensions within America have contributed to a rough experience. Additionally, within the families, there is a matter of acceptance from both sides. We spoke to three biracial students in an attempt to more deeply understand the struggles they experience as young Americans.

       

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