Monthly Archives: January 2016

Public Humanities: Giving Everyone a Voice

Before joining this class, I had an extremely conventional way of thinking about Public History and the actual practice of public humanities. As I was going through the readings for this week, I’ve realized my ideas on this subject aren’t … Continue reading

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Fostering Shared Authority by Way of Civic Engagement

Partly because so much of what we’ve read this week involves delegation of authority in (and financial support of) the public humanities, I’d like to respond to the questions Mary Rizzo poses at the conclusion of her July 2014 Public … Continue reading

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Crisis? What Crisis?

For a couple of years there, I was having somewhat of a crisis at work.  Here I was working with engineers and contractors for a living, and I was someone more interested in the humanities.  All day long I would … Continue reading

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