4Humanities is a platform for advocacy of the humanities that draws on the expertise of the international digital humanities community. Digital methods now play a key role in showing why the humanities must be part of any vision of a future society. Viewpoints and projects presented by 4Humanities and its local chapters—statements, videos, infographics, resources, etc.—use today’s means to shout out for the humanities. (More on our mission…)
4Humanities “Shout Out For the Humanities” Student Prize Contest: submission deadline March 1, 2016. Undergraduate (1st: US $1,000 – 2nd: $700 – 3rd: $300) and best graduate student (1st: US $1,000 – 2nd: $700 – 3rd: $300). Submission Guidelines • Contest Kit • Judges • Host a Workshop
As part of my fellowship project, I met with several students to discuss their decision to major in the arts/humanities. Their responses to my questions were fascinating. Here are the profiles of the students I talked to, along with a record of our conversations, for you to read.
The Arts & Humanities in the 21st Century Workplace advocacy initiative is launching a new Volunteer Program. If you are interested in becoming an AH21CW Volunteer and adding your voice to the international conversation on the applicability of the Arts and Humanities to any professional field, consider participating in this program.
To celebrate the bicentennial of the ghost story challenge that conceived that “hideous progeny,” scholars, students, and other readers are invited to a conference on The Modern Prometheus; or, Frankenstein, 8-9 April 2016 at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, USA.
You are invited to the Liberal Arts and Engineering Symposium @ Union College on June 5th and 6th.
The sun was shining on Buckingham House, Murray Edwards College, as we gathered for the Centre for Science and Policy’s 2015 Annual Conference: How can government make better use of expertise and evidence from the humanities.
Science differs from arts and literature, in that the knowledge gathered would exist whether humans studied it or not. Paintings, music, and novels require artists. DNA replication, the succession of ecosystem, and the evolution of a species are automatic processes, more than capable of carrying on without human interference.