Laurie Lalish with three of her Bhutanese students in Laconia, 2010

By Terry Farish, Connections Adult Literacy Coordinator

By Terry Farish, Connections Adult Literacy Coordinator

“Hand copying a document can produce an intimate connection to the text and its meaning. The handwriter may discover things about this document that they never knew, a passage that challenges or moves them. They may even leave with a deeper connection to the founders and the country, or even a sense of encouragement.” Morgan O’Hara

The week before millions of viewers watch the premiere of Ken Burns’ new landmark documentary, The Vietnam War, New Hampshire Humanities will partner with NH PBS to host a series of preview film screenings and facilitated discussions in five communities around the state during the week of September 10.

New Hampshire Humanities announces that Executive Director Deborah Watrous will be leaving New Hampshire this fall for a new position in Boston.

A collaboration between 13 historical societies, museums, and libraries is underway with events scheduled through November.