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Paul Taylor Lecture

Paul Taylor, author and senior fellow at the Pew Research Center, will open the 2014 National Humanities Conference in Philadelphia. An expert on American demographics, Taylor wrote The Next America, analyzing the future of the country, what it means for the millennial generation and how retiring Baby Boomers play in the equation.
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PHC to host the 2014 National Humanities Conference Oct. 30 – Nov. 2

Themed "Leadership in a Time of Change". Humanities leaders from around the country will facilitate and foster conversations about how the humanities, the nonprofit and philanthropy sectors, and humanities councils can lead, navigate and make change an opportunity for renewal and growth. Learn more.



PHC in Action!

NEH Chairman, Dr. William Adams Visits Pennsylvania

The new chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), William Adams visited PHC recently to learn about our new initiatives and programs. Learn more.



Teen Reading Lounge Expands Across Pennsylvania

Teen Reading Lounge will launch this fall in fifteen libraries in Northwestern and Central Pennsylvania. The program will continue in eight libraries in Northeastern PA and the Lehigh Valley. A second project with the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh will launch next spring. TRL is featured in the current issue of Young Adult Library Services. Read more.



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Upcoming Events

Civil War Era Music
Saturday, November 1
Connellsville

Leonard Bernstein: American Idol, American Idealist
Sunday, November 2
Havertown

The Underground Railroad in Quilts?
Sunday, November 2
Norristown

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