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Standing Together: The Humanities and the Experience of War initiative

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The Delaware Humanities Forum (DHF), the state’s affiliate to the National Endowment for the Humanities, will fund a documentary featuring Delaware veterans discussing their military service license plates. This project seeks to understand what this type of public acknowledgement of service means to veterans through their own words. The documentary and oral history project is …


Remembering Rona Finkelstein

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We pay tribute to Rona Glassman Finkelstein, founding director of the Delaware Humanities Council, who passed away peacefully with her family on April 16, 2014. She continued to attend many programs after her tenure as founding director; we recognized her presence every time, remembering how she stood and offered her gracious smile. As the fifth director of the Delaware Humanities Forum, and on behalf of all of us- no one did more important, long-lasting work. We credit her efforts, honor her memory, and walk in her footsteps.

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Join us in Exploring the First State’s Largest City

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Market Street: From River to River The Delaware Humanities Forum is pleased to present Market Street: River to River, a self guided audio tour of Market Street, the main thoroughfare of Wilmington’s central business district. A close look at the city’s landscape reveals national trends in architecture, retailing, industrialization, urban planning and preservation. The tour is divided …

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Grant Application Writing Workshop – 11/10

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 Grant Application Writing Workshop The Delaware Humanities Forum (DHF), is hosting a grant application writing workshop and invites staff and volunteers of nonprofit agencies to attend. The workshop will be held at Delaware Technical and Community College, 100 Campus Drive, Dover, DE 19904, November 10, 2015 from 3pm-5pm. The workshop will be held in the Corporate …

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Dr. Andrew Sandoval-Strausz to Deliver DHF’s 2015 Annual Lecture-Oct.28

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2015 Joseph P. del Tufo Annual Lecture REGISTER HERE The Delaware Humanities Forum will hold the 2015 Joseph P. del Tufo Annual Lecture with Dr. Andrew Sandoval-Strausz at 6:30p.m. on Wednesday, October 28, 2015 at Arsht Hall, 2700 Pennsylvania Avenue in Wilmington, Delaware. Dr. Sandoval-Strausz will deliver his lecture “Latino Immigrants and the Transformation of …

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Employment Opportunity

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DHF LOOKING FOR A NEW PROGRAM OFFICER The Delaware Humanities Forum is seeking a new Program Officer. The Program officer develops coordinates, and evaluates community programs and activities conducted by the DHF. Title of Position: Community Program Officer Closing Date for Application:  August 20, 2015  Program Officer Job Description Requirements: A Bachelor’s degree in a field of the humanities A thorough …