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  • Graduate Public Humanities Workshops
  • April 7-8, 2022
  • Registration Link
  • Are you convinced of the value of the humanities in everyday life? Do you believe in expanding access to dynamic scholarship? Have you wondered about different ways to share your work outside of the academy – especially in the new conditions created by the Covid-19 pandemic?

    Join us for hybrid workshops introducing you to different methodologies within the field. Each session will be an opportunity to learn from a scholar-practitioner, discuss tools, research, case studies -– the theory, method, and practice of the field.

    Although the workshop is geared toward graduate students in the humanities, all faculty, staff, and undergraduates are welcome to attend!

    We invite Rutgers community members to join us in-person for this event, and participants are also welcome to join via Zoom. All registrants will receive a Zoom link via email in advance of the event.
    These workshops are free but registration is required. You can participate in as many or as few sessions as you choose.

    Hybrid: Van Dyck Hall 301 & Zoom

    Schedule (subject to change)

    Thursday, April 7

    • 8:45am Welcome comments
    • 9:00-10:15am Anette Freytag and Julia Ritter - Arts-Integrated Research Collaborative
    • 10:30am-11:45am Karen Karbiener, Jesse Merandy, Andrew Rimby - The Walt Whitman Initiative: Creating and Sustaining Community Through Poetry
    • 12-1:15pm T. Mills Kelly and Jessica Otis - Digital Humanities at the Roy Rozenzweig Center for History and New Media
    • 2-3:15pm, Marc Lorenc - Participatory Design: Building Community Through Collaborative Projects
    • 3:30-4:45pm Rhondda Thomas - Call My Name, Clemson

    Friday, April 8

    • 8:45-10am Sarah Dillon - The Humanities and Policymaking: Storylistening, Narrative Evidence and Public Reasoning
    • 10:15-11:45am Colin Jager, Nathan Jeremie-Brink, Kristin O’Brassill-Kulfan, Daniel Swern - Shelter Project
    • 12-1:15pm Kelly Jones, Todd Rosendahl, David Scobey - Public Humanities, Public Art, & Social Change: The Journeys of Bringing Theory to Practice Staff
    • 1:15-2pm Lunch break
    • 2:00pm-3:15pm Lisa Tagliaferri - Python and Data Analytics for Humanists

    Questions can be directed to the workshop coordinator: Kristin O'Brassill-Kulfan at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

    Sponsored by the SAS Dean of Humanities and the Center for Cultural Analysis

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