March 10th, Thursday @ 5:30 - 7:00pm
The Freelance Academic and the Independent Scholar
Navigating the scholarly world beyond the formal academy can be richly rewarding. We will meet two scholars and a New York Times Bestselling author who have literally written the books on how it is done.
Tilar Mazzeo, Ph.D. (English)
Katie Rose Guest, Ph.D. (Rhetoric)
March 24th, Thursday @ 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Meet the PHIDE Fellows
Meet our 2021-2022 PHIDE fellows and hear about the application of their doctoral training at the The Renee and Chaim Gross Foundation, Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art -- Freer Gallery, Black Gotham Experience, and the Modern Language Association.
Robin Joyce (Ph.D. Candidate, Institute of Fine Arts)
Clare Richfield (Ph.D. Candidate, History)
Michael Salgarolo (Ph.D. Candidate, History)
Rebecca Sausville (Ph.D. Candidate, Classics)
March 31th, Thursday @ 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Curation: Method and Practice
There are few things more central to Public Humanities work than curation. We will explore the art and the science of translating the scholarly for our diverse publics with two of the Smithsonian Institution’s most prominent curators.
Michelle Delaney, Ph.D. National Museum of the American Indian
Ashley Young, Ph.D. National Museum of American History
April 7th, Thursday @ 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Digital Public Humanities: Preserving BIPOC Expatriates’ Memories During Wartime and Beyond: Building a Volumetric Archiving Platform for Immersive Storytelling and Humanities Pedagogy
Digital Storytelling is the state of the art of contemporary public humanities work. Join us for an inside look into the conceptualization and realization of this timely and ambitious digital humanities project by two scholar-leaders in the field.
Rashida K. Braggs, Ph.D. (Associate Professor of Africana Studies and Performance Studies, Williams College)
Bryan Carter, Ph.D. (Associate Professor of Africana Studies, University of Arizona)