Dialogues on the Experience of War & Homecoming:
A weekly reading and discussion group for veterans and service members
Currier Museum of Art, Manchester
Mondays, October 16 - December 18, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
The ancient tale of Odysseus’ epic 10-year journey home from the Trojan War has much to tell us about the challenges of homecoming for today’s veterans. The Odyssey reveals timeless and universal truths about trauma, duty and honor, personal sacrifice, and readjustment. Veterans, their families, and friends are invited to attend this 10-week reading and discussion group co-led by a veteran, clinician, and literature facilitator. Free copies of the book will be provided to participants at the first session. For more information about "Dialogues on the Experience of War & Homecoming" and to register, click HERE.
The Vietnam War
NH Humanities and NH Public Television present statewide community
preview screenings and facilitated discussions
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, free and open to all, in five communities around the state during the week of September 10.
Ken Burns and Lynn Novick’s ten-part, 18-hour documentary series, THE VIETNAM WAR, tells an epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history as it has never before been told on film. Visceral and immersive, the flm explores the human dimensions of the war through testimony of nearly 80 witnesses from all sides—Americans who fought in the war and others who opposed it—as well as combatants and civilians from North and South Vietnam. The documentary series premieres on September 17th on NH PBS. Event details and more information HERE. View the trailer HERE.
Vietnam and Beyond
The September 17th premiere of Ken Burns’ long-awaited documentary on the Vietnam War will spur conversations across our country. Our hope is that this training will inspire and equip you to lead deep discussions in your respective communities. We’d like to help.
New Hampshire Humanities offers grants to nonprofits that enable you to design and host public programs with the help of experts in philosophy, history, literature, legal studies, or other humanities disciplines relevant to your topic. Your projects can introduce new knowledge, invite face to face conversations, and encourage reflection on timely - or timeless - questions.Talk to us about:
• Community Grants: from $100 up to $10,000 awarded six times a year
• Connections to scholars, presenters, and trained facilitators
• Advice on formats, budgets, grant writing, and evaluation
• Statewide publicity for New Hampshire Humanities-funded projects
• Generating audiences and impact
See the guidelines and deadlines on our website at www.nhhumanities.org/grants.