Humanities Center Events


Faculty Works-in-Progress: Fellows “Authority and Subversion” 2019-2020

Candice Delmas
“Resistance from the Margins”

Risa Kitagawa    
“Recasting National Narratives A Text Analysis of Truth Commission Testimonies”

Summer Marion     
“Purchasing Power? Philanthropy and Policy Influence in Global Governance”..
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Faculty Works-in-Progress: Kathleen Coyne Kelly

“Nazi Pastoral: The Wewelsburg Castle Complex”..
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Humanities Center News

Events and Programs funded workshop “Framing SNAP” Call for Abstracts Deadline Extended to 1/17!

The Events and Programs funded workshop “Framing SNAP: Perspectives on the Nation’s Largest, Least-loved, and Most Enduring Food Assistance Program” is now accepting abstracts. This intimate workshop explores the myriad debates about SNAP, both as a nutrition program, its long-standing rationale, and as an anti-poverty program, which it has become. In doing so, we seek…
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Events & Programs sponsored “Touch This Page!” wins Biennial Innovation Award from the Library Company of Philadelphia

Congratulations to the Humanities Center Associate Director, Sari Altschuler, one of this year’s recipient of the Biennial Innovation Award from the Library Company of Philadelphia, for her work on creating the multi-sensory exhibition Touch This Page! Making Sense of the Ways We Read. Working alongside a team of librarians, scholars, and researchers, Sari and co-director,…
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NEH Grant Awarded to “Engaging Geography in the Humanities” Three-Week Summer Institute

Congratulations to Liza Weinstein, Humanities Center Advisory Board Member, Professor and Chair of Sociology; Cameron Blevins, Assistant Professor of History; and Serena Parekh, Director of the Politics, Philosophy, and Economics (PPE) Program and Associate Professor of Philosophy, for receiving over $155,000 in grant support from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for “Engaging Geography…
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“Whose Story?” Humanities Center Graduate Fellow, Anjuli Fahlberg, published in the Washington Post

Former PhD student and 2017-2018 “Whose Story?” graduate fellow Anjuli Fahlberg, recently published an op-ed in the Washington Post. Anjuli Fahlberg is currently a full-time Lecturer in Tufts University’s Department of Sociology and Co-Director of the community-engaged research collaborative Construindo Juntos. Her op-ed focused on the turmoil brewing in Brazil’s poorer neighborhoods as a result…
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