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The Work of Art in the World: A Review of Doris Sommer’s Visit to Lehigh

On November third Doris Sommer visited Lehigh, speaking to a crowd of educators: librarians, teachers, professors, administrators, and students. Harvard professor and founder of Cultural Agents, Sommer believes in the power of public humanities to make change in the world. … Continue reading

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What’s Happening?: November 2016

November has arrived and with it colder weather. Fortunately, the university is well heated and has numerous events to bring you inside and keep you warm. Also, pumpkin spice lattes. Monday, October 31 The deadline for LSJ abstract submissions is TODAY … Continue reading

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Happy New Semester!: A Year (Later) of Spivak

During the fall semester of 2013, critical theorist Gayatri Spivak visited Lehigh University as part of our Humanities Center’s “Home” lecture series. Of course, when such a renowned scholar as Dr. Spivak is scheduled to visit, rumors will abound. Whispers … Continue reading

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Posthumanism Matters for the Humanities

October is National Arts and Humanities Month: a time to experience, celebrate, and promote the important roles that the arts and humanities play in our lives. The perfect time, in fact, to talk about . . . posthumanism? Of course! … Continue reading

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Individually Together: Reflections on Angela Davis and Nas

The following post on the Angela Davis and Nas event was written by members of the spring 2014 “Politics & Poetics of Black Feminist Thought” class being offered by the Africana Studies, Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies, and English programs. … Continue reading

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Job Placement Talk: “Building an Alt-Ac or Non-Academic Job Search,” with Lynn D’Angelo Bello

Lynn’s talk offered a number of helpful tools for those of us who cannot even fathom how to start a job search outside of the traditional academic, tenure track route. Her first piece of advice was to identify your skills; … Continue reading

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