In January 2022, Teresa Mangum and Luke Borland spoke with Ashley Cheyemi McNeil and Laura Perry about bringing humanities mindsets and methods to new careers. Both former Postdoctoral Fellows with Humanities for the Public Good, McNeil and Perry have since…
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A Note of Reflection and Thanks
As the end of 2021 comes into view, we wanted to pause to celebrate all that your work has made possible. This fall and the last two years, we have been laying the groundwork for a student-centered, experiential, applied humanities graduate degree that is rooted in social justice values and that prepares students for multiple careers.
Mini Grant, Big Changes
Department of French and Italian professors Roxanna Curto and Anny-Dominique Curtius discuss their experiences reimagining graduate education as part of an HPG minigrant for course redesign.
History Graduate Students Reflect on HPG Internships
Humanities for the Public Good RA Luke Borland sat down with fellow history Ph.D. students Ashley Dorn and Caleb Pennington to discuss their summer experiences working with community partners and how they connect their work to their scholarship. As HPG…
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2020-2021 HPG Annual Report
The Humanities for the Public Good (HPG) initiative is laying the groundwork for a new interdisciplinary, collaborative, and practice-based humanities PhD. Read our 2020-2021 Annual Report.
Humanities Labs foreground inquiry, exploration, and collaboration. Learn more about Humanities Labs and explore a list of models for innovative graduate education across the U.S. and Canada.
HPG + Liberating Structures Summer 2021 Graduate Course Design Minigrant Awardees
Seven faculty teaching graduate courses have been awarded a minigrant to redesign their graduate courses to foster a more equitable, inclusive and student-centered pedagogy.
Nourishing Collaborations & Transplanting the Work
Jennifer New spoke with alumni of the Obermann Institute for Engagement & the Academy who shared their insights on doing community engagement work in graduate school and how that shapes their work to this day!
HPG Graduate Assistants Share Highlights, Advice on the Position
HPG's Graduate Research Assistants discuss their time in the position. Read what they have to say about their own professional development and the advice they have for those applying for the AY 2021-2022 applicants!
Graduate Institute on Engagement and the Academy Meets the Moment
Supporting the next generation of graduate students is at the heart of Humanities for the Public Good. That’s one reason why it was such a natural fit for our two HPG postdoctoral fellows, Ashley Cheyemi McNeil and Laura Perry, to…
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