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Now Accepting Grant Applications – DC Oral History Collaborative

The 2019 DC Oral History Collaborative requests for proposals are here! Now in its third year, the DCOHC will continue to fund new oral history projects about Washington, DC. Past projects have interviewed: Asian-American restaurateurs, members of a venerable literature club, recent Latino immigrants, formerly incarcerated women, Howard University nursing students and faculty, residents of Fort Totten and Southwest DC, and many more. For 2019, the DCOHC is issuing a new RFP for public projects and events that use existing

Our “DC Writers’ Homes” Launch was the House Warming We’ve Always Wanted

Not everyday do you get the chance to meet your favorite author, let alone visit their home. This past Thursday (Nov. 29th), however, we were granted access into the lives and living rooms of Washington DC’s most celebrated writers…virtually, that is. Dc Writers’ Homes is a project created by authors Kim Roberts and Dan Vera. The HumanitiesDC sponsored study documents the homes of literary authors who once lived in the greater DC region. With over 340┬ánovelists, poets, playwrights and memoirists

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