Seminars

  • Founded
    2021
  • Seminar Number
    805W

The Public Humanities Workshop features the work of scholars engaged in public-facing modes of scholarship and pedagogy. Meeting two to three times per semester,  each seminar highlights one or more public humanities projects in progress with the aim of nurturing interdisciplinary thinking and new, imaginative collaborations that bridge scholarly and applied knowledge. These intellectual projects will draw on a variety of disciplinary methods while engaging non-academic partners such as community members, civic organizations, artists, and activists. Meetings have a thematic focus while enabling participants to examine topics of concern to the public humanities broadly, including intellectual dynamics, research strategies, program access, and pedagogy.


Co-Chairs
Dr. JM Chris Chang
jcc2174@columbia.edu

Professor Amy Chazkel
ac2227@columbia.edu

Professor Eileen Gillooly
eg48@columbia.edu

Professor Maria Gonzalez Pendas
mg2594@columbia.edu

Rapporteur
Claire Dillon
claire.dillon@columbia.edu

Meeting Schedule

10/10/2022 Zoom
4:00 PM
Collective Making: Community, Collaboration, and Public Art
Doris Sommer, Harvard University

Miguel Braceli, Bronx Museum of the Arts, La Escuela



11/29/2022 Zoom
4:00 PM
Discussion of "Building Publics: Methods and Histories of the Engaged Humanities and Design" and "Thinking in Public, Writing for the World"
María González Pendás, Cornell University

Dan-el Padilla Peralta, Princeton University



02/15/2023 Zoom
4:00 PM
Care for the Public
John D. Freyer, Virginia Commonwealth University

George Emilio Sanchez, College of Staten Island and EMERGENYC