Putting the Humanities PhD to Work: A conversation with Katina Rogers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBVZIIMPTw0 September 16, 2020 | 4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. CDT | Zoom — In her new book, Putting the Humanities PhD to Work (Duke University Press, 2020), Katina Rogers invites readers to build a university that is truly worth fighting for…

Online Workshop Series: Reimagining Graduate Education as Preparation for Navigating Crises

Course Design Grants for Graduate Instructors If you are teaching a graduate course during the next two years in the humanities or humanities adjacent areas (i.e., arts and social sciences) and you are inspired by the immersion series, you can…

The HPG Advisory Board: On the Meaning of Humanities and the Work of Higher Education Amidst COVID-19

In the final week of March 2020, as the University of Iowa geared up to commence classes and work from home in response to the novel coronavirus, members of the Humanities for the Public Good advisory board offered some informal, of-the-moment reflections about their work as humanists during this globally anxious time. Our board members bravely shared both professional and personal thoughts to the prompts (highlighted below in bold). To protect their honesty and vulnerability in thinking through the current tensions and opportunities in the humanities, their specific responses are anonymous; instead, we employ the page break line to indicate a transition to a different member's response.

Historically Speaking: History PhDs Tell Stories of Working Outside the Academy

Monday, February 24th, 2020 With generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Graduate College, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Department of History, and the Obermann Center for Advanced Studies, the Humanities for the Public Good…

Community Partner Spotlight: Hancher Auditorium

In Summer 2019, two graduate students (Mark Rheaume and Michael Davis) completed eight-week internships at Hancher Auditorium, as part of an opportunity to explore how their academic training might translate into a variety of professions and workplaces. Hancher Auditorium's Education Manager, Micah Ariel James, shares a few details about the organization and its efforts to support the local community.