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Humanitini: Evening of Philosophy September 26


The September Humanitini: Evening of Philosophy will be on Saturday from 7:30 to 9pm at the R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center at St. Elizabeths East during the Humanities, Arts & Technology Festival at Art All Night. Engage in stimulating discussions on a variety of topics, including: Are You Really Free? –  Led by Brandon Hogan Moving Through Urban Space: How Cities Make Us Who We Are –  Led by Rebecca Kukla What Are “Microaggressions” and Why Should We Care? –  Led by Nabina Liebow Windows to the Soul

Humanities, Arts & Technology Festival Meets Art All Night!


    The Humanities Arts and Technology Festival (HATFEST) is back for 2015! This year’s activities will be held in conjunction with Art All Night DC, a citywide cultural party kicking off on September 26th at 7:00pm and winding down early the following morning at 3:00am. HATFEST programming will be held at the R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center at St. Elizabeths East in Congress Heights. Join us for a non-stop celebration of music, dance, and ideas! Unique volunteer opportunities available! HATFEST 2015

DC Digital Museum: Exploring the Personal Collections of Washington’s Veterans


At the end of last year, as part of the National Endowment for the Humanities’ Standing Together initiative, we brought digitization equipment and cadre of skilled volunteers to the Armed Forces Retirement Home (AFRH), the Southeast Veterans’ Services Center (SVSC), and the National Museum of the U.S. Navy (NMUSN) to digitally preserve veterans’ memories and treasured memorabilia. By the end of the series we’d collected 38 items including: medals, photographs, oral histories, and artwork. Like the DC Digital Museum collection