Category Archives: Public Humanities

Humanities and the Public University Conference | April 16-17, 2015

Humanities and the Public University Conference | April 16-17, 2015.

Organized by my friend Graham Hammill at SUNY Buffalo.

Sacvan Bercovitch, Scholar Who Traced America’s Self-Image, Dies at 81 – NYTimes.com

Sacvan Bercovitch, Scholar Who Traced America’s Self-Image, Dies at 81 – NYTimes.com.

MLA 2016 Presidential Theme: Literature and Its Publics: Past, Present, and Future | News from the MLA

2016 Presidential Theme: Literature and Its Publics: Past, Present, and Future | News from the MLA.

Theme announced by incoming MLA President Roland Greene. Pretty fabulous.

The arts become Earth-aware: Dawning age of what are known as eco-arts – LA Times

The arts become Earth-aware: Dawning age of what are known as eco-arts – LA Times.

Una Chaudhuri is cited. So is Shakespeare.

For Stanford Class of ’94, a Gender Gap More Powerful Than the Internet – NYTimes.com

For Stanford Class of ’94, a Gender Gap More Powerful Than the Internet – NYTimes.com.

Improv Helps Ph.D.’s Explain Their Work—and Loosen Up – Graduate Students – The Chronicle of Higher Education

Improv Helps Ph.D.’s Explain Their Work—and Loosen Up – Graduate Students – The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Drama as professional development: what could be better? Article features improv workshops at UCI.

Paul Kottman on Fiction and Formation

How the Humanities Will Save the World | The Los Angeles Review of Books.

Great piece by my friend Paul.