The Newark Earthworks: One of the World’s Ancient Wonders

Alex Corpuz

Come visit the Old Worthington Library for an Ohio Humanities’ Speakers’ Bureau event with Brad Lepper! The Newark Earthworks are the largest set of geometric enclosures and mounds in the world. The work of the Hopewell people who lived in Ohio circa A.D. 1-  400, these geometric earthworks covered nearly five square miles, using more than seven million cubic feet … Read More

Heritage Tourism: More Than Museums

Alex Corpuz

Come join the East Cuyahoga County Genealogical Society and visit the Mayfield Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library for an Ohio Humanities’ Speakers Bureau event with Mark Holbrook! With boundless technology and more forms of entertainment than anyone can possibly take in, why is it that travelers continue to consistently identify heritage destinations as a major influence when planning … Read More

Not Since Tecumseh: Darkness at Midday over the Ohio Country – Total Eclipse of the Sun – April 8, 2024

Alex Corpuz

Tom O Grady in front of lunar diagram

Come visit the Coshocton County District Library for an Ohio Humanities’ Speakers Bureau event with Tom O’Grady! The last time Ohio was witness to a total eclipse of the sun was on June 16, 1806. The 1806 eclipse has gone down in history as Tecumseh’s Eclipse. Tecumseh was working to create a confederation of Native tribes to resist continued losses … Read More

Helen Hamilton Gardener and the Secret History of Women’s Suffrage in America

Alex Corpuz

Kimberly Hamlin, speakers bureau

Come visit the South Dayton Church of Christ with the Springboro Area Historical Society for an Ohio Humanities Speakers’ Bureau event with Kimberly Hamlin! This talk reveals the remarkable story of the “fallen woman” who became the “most potent factor” in Congressional passage of the 19th Amendment and the highest-ranking woman in federal government. After being outed in Ohio newspapers … Read More

Not Since Tecumseh: Darkness at Midday over the Ohio Country – Total Eclipse of the Sun – April 8, 2024

Alex Corpuz

Tom O Grady in front of lunar diagram

Come visit the Tri-Rivers Career Center for an Ohio Humanities’ Speakers Bureau event with Tom O’Grady! The last time Ohio was witness to a total eclipse of the sun was on June 16, 1806. The 1806 eclipse has gone down in history as Tecumseh’s Eclipse. Tecumseh was working to create a confederation of Native tribes to resist continued losses of … Read More

The Newark Earthworks: One of the World’s Ancient Wonders

Alex Corpuz

Come visit the Powell Liberty Historical Society for an Ohio Humanities’ Speakers’ Bureau event with Brad Lepper! The Newark Earthworks are the largest set of geometric enclosures and mounds in the world. The work of the Hopewell people who lived in Ohio circa A.D. 1-  400, these geometric earthworks covered nearly five square miles, using more than seven million cubic … Read More

Understanding Black History Through Black Music

Alex Corpuz

Ted McDaniels speakers bureau music historian

Come visit the Lorain Public Library Main Branch for an Ohio Humanities’ Speakers Bureau event with William McDaniel as part of the Lorain County’s Public Library celebration of Toni Morrison! Black music has often served as a barometer of the times and lives of black people. This program, utilizing recorded music, explores various aspects and periods of black history by … Read More

Pretty Funny: Women Comedians and Body Politics

Alex Corpuz

Linda Mizejewski, Oho Humanities Speakers Bureau

Come visit the Columbus Metro Library’s Hilliard Branch with the National League of American Pen Women branch of Central Ohio for an Ohio Humanities’ Speakers Bureau event with Linda Mizejewski! Guest Speaker Linda Mizejewski is a Distinguished Professor of Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at The Ohio State University. Linda has been a Fulbright Lecturer in Slovakia and Romania, and her research … Read More