Cartoon characters Libby and Art are now defending the humanities on Twitter @SmartColleges against complaints that humanities degrees do not offer stable employment. “Libby” is an auburn-haired student who juggles several books and a backpack slung to one shoulder and Art is a college counselor who wears framed glasses and a tweed jacket with elbow patches.
The New York Six Liberal Arts Consortium has developed a new initiative in the arts and humanities called the New York Six Think Tank: Advocating for the Arts and Humanities.
There are not many places that build a community among strangers. Libros Schmibros’s bicycle libraries, however, aim to do that with handfuls of books on wheels.
“Students: Study the Humanities” — a short video produced by the Student Advocates for the Future of the Humanities group (StuHum): An affiliate of 4Humanities, StuHum is a student-led group whose mission includes “reaching out to other students using social media, short video and articles” in order to “communicate the importance of the humanities in […]
On Thursday, July 17th, the Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities will host a lecture by Professor Martin Roth, Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, titled “Ukiyo-e to Emoji: Museums in the Digital Age.” The event is free and open to all, although the organizers suggest you register to guarantee you get a seat and […]
By Christine Henseler Note: This post originally appeared in The Huffington Post. The arts and humanities might be going through a rough patch, but if you ask the Millennials they can tell you that disciplines such as classical music, visual art and fiction are alive and well. You may not find them living and breathing in […]
This letter was originally posted on the Association for Computers and the Humanities’ (ACH) website: http://ach.org/activities/advocacy/open-letter-on-net-neutrality/. The ACH has also posted a list of links and resources on net neutrality, including what you can do: http://ach.org/activities/advocacy/net-neutrality-info-and-action/. 29 April 2014 Dear FCC Chairman Wheeler; We write as leaders of 25 major professional societies, boards, committees, and publications, […]