Regarding VA’s Proposed SOLs for History and Social Sciences
A Letter from Executive Director Matthew Gibson – As the state humanities council for over forty-five years, Virginia Humanities has always advocated for the humanities. Sometimes topics in the humanities—such as history and how it is taught—intersect with public policy.
Who Runs the World?
Quilts tell a story. In Southwestern China, Lijun Zhang heard new stories.
A generous grant from the Mellon Foundation has changed the game for many Richmond area high schoolers. Janelle Marshall and her team are helping get students enrolled, and sticking beside them all the way until the finish line.
The Critical Role of Local Journalism
Authors and media specialists Christopher Ali (Farm Fresh Broadband) and Jennifer Lawless (News Hole) share their work and discuss the many challenges to open access to local news, including struggling …
Halfway Home: A Conversation with Reuben Jonathan Miller
Reuben Jonathan Miller (Halfway Home: Race, Punishment, and the Afterlife of Mass Incarceration) discusses his work studying mass incarceration, including life after incarceration, sharing the stories of the men, women, …
SHELF LIFE—Fighting Political Gridlock: David J. Toscano in Conversation with Christopher K. Peace
David J. Toscano (Fighting Political Gridlock: How States Shape Our Nation and Our Lives) discusses how state governments, in response to federal government gridlock, have taken action on issues of …
Gift Wrapped America
It’s the moment of truth. Will your gifts arrive in time?
In Another Life
Video games are becoming a regular fixture in the classroom.