State of the Art: Humanities Advocacy in a Mad-Cap Policy World

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"State of the Art: Humanities Advocacy in a Mad-Cap Policy World"
Anne Tria Wise

A webinar in “The Quest for Humanities in Uncertain Times" series.

An inquiry into the origins, strength, and credibility of current disruptive questions about the relevance and viability of the humanities, as well as ideas for reinventing the humanities at a time of imperative self-examination in U.S. higher education.

Anne Tria Wise is Director of the National Arts & Sciences Initiative at The Phi Beta Kappa Society. In this presentation, she will consider the question, In a mad-cap policy world that values academic programs based on “market-driven strategic demand,” can we reframe perceptions of the humanities from trash to treasure?

To participate, log in to at  7pm (GMT +1) (2:00 pm ET) for this free, 90-minute, interactive video conference.

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Cosponsored by the Kean University Faculty Seminar, the Pennsylvania State University Institute for the Arts and Humanities, The Phi Beta Kappa Society, and The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities.


Humanities & the Public Good

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Audience: Open to all