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April 2017

Zoar Village Bicentennial Speaker Series: 1816 — Year Without a Summer

April 1 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Zoar Schoolhouse, 221 E. Fourth Street
Zoar, OH 44697 United States
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William Klingaman, PhD, will explore how the eruption of Indonesia's Mount Tambora created calamitous weather conditions across the globe. The program is April 1, 2017, from 1-2 p.m. at the Historic Zoar Schoolhouse, 221 E. 4th Street, Zoar. Klingaman has author six books highlighting different periods in American history. He has taught at the University of Virginia and the University of Maryland. To learn more about the Zoar Village Speaker Series visit HistoricZoarVillage.com. This program is made possible, in part, by Ohio…

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Everyday Humanities: Women Writers and History of Nursery Rhymes

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Way Public Library, Perrysburg,

Melissa Gregory, PhD The Everyday Humanities series presents, "Women Writers and History of Nursery Rhymes." Featured speaker Melissa Valiska Gregory, PhD, will explore the forgotten history of nursery rhymes. Gregory will also examine their role in the evolution of children's literature and rise of female writers during the 19th century. Her program is April 6, 2017, at the Way Public Library, 101 E. Indiana Avenue, Perrysburg. This 45-minute talk is free and begins at 7 p.m. Registration is not required. Gregory…

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11th Annual Ohioana Book Festival

April 8
Sheraton Columbus at Capital Square, 75 E State Street
Columbus , OH 43215 United States
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With funding support by Ohio Humanities, the Ohioana Library is hosting its 11th Ohioana Book Festival, Sat., April 8, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Sheraton Hotel at Capitol Square, 75 E. State St., Columbus. The Festival is a celebration of Ohio authors and literature. It's free for the whole family — no ticket or advance registration required. More than 120 Ohio authors will participate, representing every literary genre from fiction, nonfiction, poetry, as well as juvenile and…

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Oral History One-day Workshop, Last Day to Enroll

April 14

Legacy of Race and Ethnicity Oral History Workshop Do you want to learn how to capture the stories of your community, your neighborhood? Ohio Humanities and Columbus Metropolitan Library seek community members who are interested in recording the history of race and ethnicity in Columbus to take part in an Oral History Institute workshop, April 29, 2017 at Columbus Metropolitan Library, Main Branch, 96 S. Grant Ave., Columbus, Ohio. However, today, April 14, 2017, is the deadline to enroll. Please…

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May 2017

Everyday Humanities: Theatre of the Occult

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Way Public Library, Perrysburg, 101 E. Indiana Avenue
Perrysburg, OH 43551 United States
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E. Lingan, PhD The Everyday Humanities series presents, "Theatre of the Occult."  Featured speaker Edmund B. Lingan PhD, will explore the role of theater to the seeking of the occult during the 19th and mid-20th century. The program is May 17, 2017, at the Way Public Library, 101 E. Indiana Avenue, Perrysburg. The 45-minute talk is free and begins at 7 p.m. Registration is not required.  Lingan is an associate professor of theater and film at the University of…

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June 2017

Ohio Chautauqua 2017: The Natural World — Burton

June 6 - June 10

The 2017 Ohio Chautauqua Troupe (l-r): Novelist Mary Shelley, primatologist Dian Fossey, President Theodore Roosevelt, physicist Marie Curie, and Shawnee leader Chief Cornstalk. | Photo: JanetAdamsPhoto.com Join Ohio Humanities for the 19th annual tour of Ohio Chautauqua! Chautauqua 2017: The Natural World is a five-day community event that combines living history performances, music, education, with audience participation. It is a nostalgic nod to a similar 19th century program established on the shores of New York’s Chautauqua Lake. 2017…

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Jazz De Luxe — Ted Lewis and the Jazz Age, 1916-1920

June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Pickaway County District Library, 1160 North Court Street
Circleville, OH 43113 United States
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The Ted Lewis Museum presents, “Jazz De Luxe – Ted Lewis & His Role in the Dawn of the Jazz Age, 1916-1920.” Speaker Mark Berresford will explore how the 20th century bandleader from Circleville popularized jazz music in Manhattan's nightclub circuit. Berresford is a music producer and a collector of vintage cylinder 78-rpm recordings. He is also editor of Vintage Jazz Mart  magazine. The lecture is June 10, 2017, at 1 p.m. in the Pickaway County District Library, 1160 North Court Street, Circleville.…

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Everyday Humanities: Gender and Superheros

June 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Way Public Library, Perrysburg, 101 E. Indiana Avenue
Perrysburg, Ohio 43551
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J. Brown, PhD The Everyday Humanities series, sponsored by the Way Public Library of Perrysburg, and in collaboration with the University of Toledo’s Humanities Institute, presents: Gender and Superheroes. Speaker Jeffrey Brown, PhD., will explore gender and body issues present in film and in popular culture. The public is welcome to come participate in the conversation. It is June 12, 2017, at the Way Public Library, 101 E. Indiana Avenue, Perrysburg. The 45-minute talk is free and…

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Ohio Chautauqua 2017: The Natural World — Clifton

June 13 - June 17

The 2017 Ohio Chautauqua Troupe (l-r): Novelist Mary Shelley, primatologist Dian Fossey, President Theodore Roosevelt, physicist Marie Curie, and Shawnee leader Chief Cornstalk. | Photo: JanetAdamsPhoto.com Join Ohio Humanities for the 19th annual tour of Ohio Chautauqua! Chautauqua 2017: The Natural World is a five-day community event that combines living history performances, music, education, with audience participation. It is a nostalgic nod to a similar 19th century program established on the shores of New York’s Chautauqua…

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Ohio Chautauqua 2017: The Natural World — Warren

June 20 - June 24

The 2017 Ohio Chautauqua Troupe (l-r): Novelist Mary Shelley, primatologist Dian Fossey, President Theodore Roosevelt, physicist Marie Curie, and Shawnee leader Chief Cornstalk. | Photo: JanetAdamsPhoto.com Join Ohio Humanities for the 19th annual tour of Ohio Chautauqua! Chautauqua 2017: The Natural World is a five-day community event that combines living history performances, music, education, with audience participation. It is a nostalgic nod to a similar 19th century program established on the shores of New York’s Chautauqua…

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