All posts by Ashley Champagne

An Interview With Daniel Pink: On the Artist Uprising

This is the first of a series of interviews with extraordinary people who are using their skills and training as artists and humanists to improve their communities, challenge assumptions, and advance our understanding of the human condition. In this piece, we spoke with world-renowned, best-selling author Daniel H. Pink about the ways his scholarship in the humanities shaped his career. He offered advice to young humanists and asserted the socio-cultural importance of the humanities.

Marketing the humanities to the worker bee and more: a 2016 submission to the 2016 4Humanities Student Contest

How would you market the humanities? How would you change your marketing method for the worker bee who is tired and frustrated versus the shy red panda who isn’t quite integrated into the social fabric of society?

Professor Odekhiren Amaize at the American University in Dubai charged his students with the task of branding the humanities as espoused by Douglas B. Holt in How Brands Become Icons –Principles of Cultural Branding (2004) and asked them to identify methods of reaching different publics across multiple time periods in Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis (1915).