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.
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.
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'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!
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…
Cheung (PhD Candidate in English and GWSS) has spent her Publicly Active Graduate Education (PAGE) fellowship with Imagining America developing the community relationships and scholarly networks central to her work.
HPG has spent this semester experimenting with Humanities labs and designing innovative spaces for graduate education. We invited lab leaders from the US and Canada to share their insights about the tangible steps that make successful labs a reality.
Calling all podcasters, podcast enthusiasts, and podcast newbies! Join HPG for a Spring 2021 series featuring expert podcasters and audio storytellers, including Annie Galvin of Public Books, Mark Riechers and Anne Strainchamps of To the Best of Our Knowledge, James Boo of Self Evident, and Rebecca Nagle of This Land.
Read how HPG postdoc Laura Perry found her way to podcasting as a graduate student, in an interview where she previews upcoming podcast events at UIowa in December and Spring 2021. She discusses how universities can support new forms like podcasting, experimentation, resource sharing, and community.