The Kean University Faculty Seminar on “The Global Crisis and Promise of Higher Education” (organized in partnership with 4Humanities) will run its next Webinar of the year on February 11, 2012, featuring Alan Liu on “Advocating the Humanities: Values & Strategies For the Digital Age.” The focus of his webinar will be on reframing humanities values for public advocacy and on media strategies for conveying those values in the Internet era. Liu is Professor of English at the Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, and co-leader of 4Humanities, co-sponsor of this webinar series. Among his publications are The Laws of Cool: Knowledge Work and the Culture of Information (2004); “Where Is Cultural Criticism in the Digital Humanities?” (2012), and “The State of the Digital Humanities: A Report and a Critique” (2012).
The Webinar will meet 3:20-4:30 pm, Eastern Time (time zone converter at http://bit.ly/2times2) Participants can register at http://bit.ly/KEANhiedWBNR. Participants will receive AdobeConnect login instructions by email allowing them, on the day of a session, to log in to the webinar at 3 pm EDT – 20 minutes before the session – to set up video and audio connections.