[Libs-Or] Announcing the Conversation Project: A New Chautauqua

Annie Dubinsky adubinsky at oregonhum.org
Wed Aug 12 14:51:10 PDT 2009

The Oregon Council for the Humanities is pleased to announce our online
catalog of programs for the 2009­10 Conversation Project: A New Chautauqua.
Oregon nonprofits may sign up for programs starting August 1, 2009, for
programs beginning November 1, 2009.
The catalog, instructions for host organizations, and downloadable
application form are available at www.oregonhumanities.org.
The 2009­10 Conversation Project lineup features seventeen programs
presented by sixteen scholars from around the state. This season¹s programs
span diverse topics, including friendship, the future of rural communities,
media literacy, and reimagining the American prison system. Scholars hail
from Ashland, Corvallis, McMinnville, Portland, and Salem.
Much like the current Oregon Chautauqua program, which runs through August
2009, the overarching goal of the Conversation Project will be to offer
statewide opportunities for civic dialogue and humanities learning, but with
a greater emphasis on contemporary issues through interactive, facilitated
conversations rather than traditional scholar presentations.

For more information, please contact Program Coordinator Annie Dubinsky at
(503) 241-0543, ext. 116, or adubinsky at oregonhumanities.org.

Apply to host a conversation today!

Annie Dubinsky
Development and Program Coordinator
Oregon Council for the Humanities
813 SW Alder, Suite 702
Portland, OR  97205
(503) 241-0543 ext. 116
(800) 735-0543
fax: (503) 241-0024
adubinsky at oregonhumanities.org

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