Through the Looking Glass Live!

Something curious is afoot! On Saturday June 15 from 12 PM to 5 PM The Halifax Humanities Society will be holding Through the Looking Glass Live!, a marathon reading fundraiser of Lewis Carroll’s classic tale Through the Looking Glass. Join us in the cozy Reading Room of the King’s College Library (6350 Coburg Rd, Halifax NS) to hear your favourite …

Introducing the Humanities Today Lecture Series

The Halifax Humanities Society is delighted to announce that we have launched the Humanities Today Lecture Series! The Humanities Today Series examines the role the humanities play in our lives and the lives of communities on the periphery of or excluded from the traditional avenues of humanities education. This series is supported by funds donated in the memory of Renate …

Registration Open for Halifax Thinks: The Rise of the Contemporary Age

The Halifax Humanities Society is excited to offer a new session of Halifax Thinks, an opportunity for anyone interested in philosophy, literature, and art to take a university-level course that works with your busy schedule. visit site Students receive 10-12 recorded lectures written and delivered by university professors which they can listen to at their convenience. Twice a month, all …

Introducing the Bonita Shepherd University Access Program

In memory of its very first student, The Halifax Humanities Society is pleased to name its University Access Program in honour of Bonita Shepherd. Bonita Shepherd was a groundbreaker, not only in being the first to apply to the Halifax Humanities full-year class, but also in taking up the possibility of continuing on to university classes. The Bonita Shepherd University …

Marathon Reading Fundraisers

Our biggest fundraising each year consists of a marathon reading of a classic work of literature. Teams of readers take on the responsibility of performing a section of the text and collecting donations in support of their participation. By the end of the event (usually 24 hours later!), we have heard the whole text read from start to finish. Over …

Graduation Ceremony

graduation ceremony

At the end of every term, we celebrate the achievements of our Halifax Humanities 101 students at a graduation ceremony attended by their friends, families, and professors. Graduation 2020 – A Year Like No Other In 2020, when COVID-19 made an in-person graduation impossible, we created a virtual graduation for our students. You can see the results below. Graduation 2019

Weldon Literary Moot

Each year, law students and faculty from the Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University, along with local lawyers, judges, and actors, create a mock trial of a literary figure as a fundraiser in support of The Halifax Humanities Society. https://apotheekonlinebelgie.be/viagra-soft-tabs-be/ 2023: Grinch v. Whoville – A Fundraiser for Halifax Humanities On Thursday, March 23rd at 7pm, Dalhousie law students …