PUBLIC HUMANITIES COURSES
PUBHM-GA 1001 Theorizing Public Humanities: Imagining and Engaging the Public aims to promote lively discussion on the changing and dynamic conceptions and networks that make up the public and afford the opportunity for students to plan and experiment how their own research ideas can be undertaken in various areas of public activity.
Intructors: Gabriela Basterra & Helga Tawil-Souri
Tuesdays, 3:30 PM - 6:10 PM
PUBHM-GA 1101 Practicing Public Humanities: Exploring Experts and Expertise
considers how Humanities “expertise” is conceptualized and deployed in an array of public contexts.
Instructors: Michael Beckerman and Sophie Gonick
Tuesdays, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
EXPANDING YOUR PERSPECTIVE: ADDITIONAL Spring 2021 COURSES
These courses take learning beyond the core curriclum, providing students with the opportunity to explore the field of Public Humanities in a variety of relevant departments.
ITAL-GA 1060 Cultural Diplomacy explores the foundations of Cultural Diplomacy concentrating on its development since the 20th century, especially on the contemporary geopolitical scene.
Instructor: Stefano Albertini
Tuesdays, 12:30 PM - 3:15 PM
MEIS-GA 1770.004 Fascist Utopias: A Public Humanities Perspective examines contemporary fascist narratives that deliver a future promise for a "better life," stability and order, alongside their contexts, practices, and acts (including violence) in relation to their promised "utopian" societies, and addresses its broader implications for the Global South.
Instructor: Asli Iğsız
Thursdays, 2:00 PM - 4:45 PM
ENGL-GA 2917, CEH-GA 2917 Borders and Diasporas considers the concepts of border and diaspora as they are deployed, recalibrated, visualized, and reimagined by scholars, writers, artists, archivists, activists, cultural workers, and others in and beyond the interdisciplinary field of Latinx Studies. While this seminar approaches borders and diasporas largely through the field of Latinx Studies, students are welcome and encouraged to engage borders and diasporas in ways that align with their own research and public humanities interests.
Instructors: T. Urayoán Noel & Simón Trujillo
Thursdays, 3:30 PM - 6:30 PM