Monday, February 20, 2017

Lecture: Practicing Public Humanities in Graduate School and Beyond

Practicing Public Humanities in Graduate School and Beyond

Elizabeth Meadows (PhD in English, Vanderbilt University) is the Assistant Director of The Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public Policy at Vanderbilt University. The Curb Center is a national policy center committed to research and teaching that challenges leaders to rethink the place of art and creativity in our world. In this talk, Meadows will detail how the Curb Center facilitates public scholarship and offer an overview of how some graduate programs have begun to reshape their curricula in order to support student interest in public humanities and work beyond academia. This event is sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences’ Careers Beyond the Professoriate initiative.

DATE/TIME:        3:30 p.m. on 2/22/17
LOCATION:        Niles Gallery