Public/Not Public: Making the Humanities Count (UCHRI Panel)

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 from 5 – 7 pm PST, the University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI) will host a panel discussion entitled “Public/Not Public: Making the Humanities Count” on the public university in an era of dwindling public support and the place of the humanities in the university today. The panelists include John Seely Brown, the Independent Co-Chairman of the Deloitte’s Center for the Edge and a visiting scholar and advisor to the Provost at University of Southern California (USC); Cathy N. Davidson, Ruth F. DeVarney Professor of English and John Hope Franklin Humanities Institute Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies; Ann Pendleton-Jullian, Director of the Knowlton School of Architecture at Ohio State University; Andrew J. Policano, Dean of The Paul Merage School of Business at the University of California, Irvine; and Larry Smarr, the founding Director of the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology and Harry E. Gruber Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at UCSD’s Jacobs School.

This event will be streamed live on YouTube, and 4Humanities will also be live-tweeting the event @4Hum. See the event page for more information.

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